Billionaire Ron Burkle Boosts MLS Bid With Sacramento FC BuyoutJust when you may have thought the chances were sunk, a whale has come to the surface to keep the hope of Major League Soccer in the Capital City afloat.
State Of Downtown: Billionaire Will Help Advance Republic FC And Develop RailyardsBillionaire investor and philanthropist Ron Burkle is buying controlling interest of Sacramento Republic FC, which will be a game changer when it comes to the development of a successful soccer franchise.
The Grant Napear Show - April 9, 2013
The Don Geronimo Show - April 9, 2013
Local Business Leader Joins Arena Investor GroupAt his weekly Mayoral press conference, Kevin Johnson announced that Mark Friedman, son of late attorney and developer Mort Friedman, had been invited to join the ranks of the arena investors composed of “whales” Vivek Ranadivé and Mark Mastrov.
The Grant Napear Show - April 8, 2013
NBA Blocks Burkle From Investing In Kings Or Arena; Cites Conflict Of InterestBillionaire Ron Burkle will no longer be part of Mayor Kevin Johnson's whale investors’ effort to keep the Sacramento Kings from moving to Seattle.
Vivek Ranadive Talks With Jason Ross About His Plan To Keep The Kings In Sacramento
Kings Investors Meet With Sacramento Mayor To Discusses New Arena DealTwo of the three men involved in a plan to keep the Kings in Sacramento held meetings in Sacramento Monday.
New Area Deal Includes Ticket Price Surge; Non-Embarrassing Naming Rights ClauseSacramento Kings fans came out in full force Sunday with a surge of excitement on the heels of the mayor's big announcement of a new arena deal.
City Of Sacramento Reaches Downtown Arena Deal With InvestorsThe city of Sacramento and the group of billionaire investors have come to an agreement on a $448 million downtown arena, according to Mayor Kevin Johnson.