New Kings Arena
A coalition of labor, environmental and low-income housing advocates has a list of 25 terms they want agreed to before the city hands over a $255 million public subsidy.
The Sacramento Kings and the city of Sacramento trying to gain control of the property that was once the Macy’s Men’s Store on 600 K Street.
The first concept on how big signs should be around the arena and how bright the lights will shine was put on display.
Adam Silver took over from outgoing NBA Commissioner David Stern earlier this month, and he dismissed any concerns that a downtown Sacramento Kings arena will run into problems.
More people have signed a petition to have their names removed from the initiative to place a downtown Sacramento Kings arena on the ballot.
A new Sacramento Kings arena jobs plan is circulating in that would give greater access to permanent positions based on where applicants live.
This union orientation only happened to fall on the same day Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson unveiled an arena labor agreement with 22 unions.
The agreement to guarantee the union jobs has been in the works for years. Now that an official deal is in place, there are some who are ready to fight for those jobs.
An agreement this soon doesn’t happen very often, but the work the city put in during the last several years is a big reason the two sides were able to come together so quickly.
CBS13 has learned a labor agreement between the unions and the owners of the Sacramento Kings owners for a new downtown arena is coming soon.
The battle has been raging on in the media for months. Now those for and against the arena are going head-to-head in person.
“I didn’t have any idea. I think early on the Maloofs came out and said they weren’t behind it, so that was kind of relieving. I was relieved to hear that they weren’t. And when we all found out it was Chris Hansen, you know, I was surprised.”