How Much Does The California Health Corps Cost? State Provides Incomplete DataWhen the governor created the California Health Corps to help treat the influx of COVID-19 patients that never arrived, there were a lot of questions about how much it would cost taxpayers and how the corps would be used.
Former Sacramento Kings Executives Say The Team Should Not Be Able to Profit Off the PandemicSome former Kings executives say they are shocked that the organization is charging the state $500,000 a month to rent the shuttered Sleep Train Arena to be used as a field hospital site for COVD-19 patients.
Sleep Train Arena Takes In First Coronavirus PatientThe Sacramento Kings former home-turned-COVID-19 surge hospital has its first patient.
Political Watchdog Calls For More State Transparency With Pandemic CostsThe political watchdog stopped short of calling it an intentional oversight, but says especially in a crisis, he calls on government leaders to be transparent.
Coronavirus Response: Questions Remain On How California Health Corps Will OperateAs tens of thousands of retired health care workers and medical students sign up to join the army of the California Health Corps, there are still questions about where they will serve and when.
Gov. Newsom Tours Sleep Train Arena As Work Starts To Turn It Into Coronavirus Surge HospitalWork is underway to convert the old Sleep Train Arena building into a surge hospital as California continues to prepare for an expected spike in coronavirus cases that could strain the state’s healthcare system.
Buying Time: California Preparing For Expected Surge In Coronavirus PatientsGov. Gavin Newsom is expected to address at his daily press conference on Monday preparations for an expected surge of coronavirus cases by the end of the month.
Coronavirus In Sacramento: Sleep Train Arena To Officially Begin Construction To Transform Into Surge HospitalThe California Governor's Office of Emergency Services officially announced plans for the Sacramento Kings' former home, the Sleep Train Arena, to be transformed into a surge hospital to provide critical medical care for coronavirus patients, and Gov. Gavin Newsom said that construction is set to begin on Friday.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says Sleep Train Arena Will Have 363 BedsGovernor Gavin Newsom said Wednesday the Sleep Train Arena would be available to house 363 hospital beds.
Coronavirus Update: Army Corps Says Sleep Train Arena Could Become 360-Bed Field HospitalThe old Sleep Train Arena will be turned into a field hospital, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Rescue Group Hopes Nesting Herons At Sleep Train Arena Can StayDecades ago, a proposed baseball stadium became a field of broken dreams.
Zoo Supporters Meet With Sacramento Kings Representatives To Discuss Future Of Arena SiteThe zoo says it risks losing accreditation if they do not find a larger site, but the Kings say they are not ready to make a commitment.
City Council Votes To Fund Zoo Relocation Feasibility StudyThe Sacramento City Council unanimously approved the funding for the feasibility study to relocate the Sacramento Zoo Tuesday.
Sacramento Kings Say Arena Redevelopment Plans Could Include A ZooThe Sacramento Kings say moving the Zoo to the old Sleep Train Arena site is not totally out of the question.
Search Still On For New Zoo Location, Sleep Train Arena Isn't Out Of The Running YetSacramento Zoo officials are still invested in the extensive process of finding a new home for their animals and they haven’t ruled out the Sleep Train Arena site just yet.