downtown arena

FOX40
New Arena Demolition Starts Friday, Access to Site Already Shrinking

Jul 31, 2014
New Arena Demolition Starts Friday, Access to Site Already Shrinking

SACRAMENTO-

The Kings’ 2013-2014 season didn’t finish so well, but Sacramento’s NBA royalty is bracing for what may be their most spectacular off-season move ever.

Construction on the team’s long-awaited and long-fought-over new arena is finally set to begin Friday …


FOX40
Downtown Plaza Demolition for New Arena Begins Friday

Jul 30, 2014
Downtown Plaza Demolition for New Arena Begins Friday

SACRAMENTO-

The demolition process for downtown Sacramento’s new arena will begin Friday at 6 a.m. at the Downtown Plaza, the Kings announced Wednesday evening.

The public will still me able to go into the West Mall from either L or …


Girls on the Grid
Demolition on Downtown Plaza Brings New Arena to Fruition

Jul 28, 2014
Demolition on Downtown Plaza Brings New Arena to Fruition

By Ashley Atilano It was just a little over a year ago that Sacramento received the wonderful news that the Kings would be staying and a beautiful new arena would be built Downtown.  We’ve been celebrating ever since… The new arena aptly named Sacramento Entertainment and Sports Center or ESC for short has its...

FOX40
New Lawsuits Seek to Halt Arena Construction

Jul 25, 2014
New Lawsuits Seek to Halt Arena Construction

Several lawsuits seek to halt construction of the proposed arena center around the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

The city’s attorneys cited a new state law streamlining environmental reviews.

“CEQA lawsuits should not be used as a vehicle for unreasonable …


FOX40
Kings Ask Arena Foes for $100 Million Bond in Case of Delays

Jul 16, 2014
Kings Ask Arena Foes for $100 Million Bond in Case of Delays

SACRAMENTO-

The Sacramento Kings’ new ownership group and the City of Sacramento figure they’ll have spent $100 million on the new downtown arena before recent lawsuits against the project ever make it to court.

So now, the Kings are asking …


Game to 100
Crying foul over arena “extortion” is hypocritical

Jun 30, 2014

The trouble with setting a bad example is that you inspire others to follow your lead. Imitation, after all, is the sincerest form of flattery. No need to get all hypocritical when this happens. The Kings arena boondoggle is an … Continue reading

FOX40
Demolition for New Kings Arena to Begin Late July

Jun 25, 2014
Demolition for New Kings Arena to Begin Late July

Riot Concerns Rolled into Lawsuit Against ArenaSACRAMENTO-

The Sacramento Kings said Wednesday that demolition for the new downtown arena is expected to begin late July.

A rough schedule was outlined in a news release sent by the team. A fence will be set up and trucks …

Bleed Black and Purple
Kings in talks with companies about downtown arena naming rights

Kings in talks with companies about downtown arena naming rights


By Greg Hyatt

Sacramento Kings officials are currently engaged in discussions with companies about naming rights for the new downtown arena, team officials told Bleed Black and Purple on June 12. 

Laura Braden, senior director of communications for the Kings, confirmed for Bleed Black and Purple in an e-mail...

FOX40
Court Leaves Opening For Downtown Arena Opponents

May 23, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

A lawsuit claiming collusion and fraud in negotiating a deal for a downtown arena for the Sacramento Kings was ruled invalid by a judge today, but he left an opening for arena opponents by allowing them to revise the …


Bleed Black and Purple
First CEQA challenge to arena shows up, and it is humorous

First CEQA challenge to arena shows up, and it is humorous

By Greg Hyatt

As was previously reported and predicted here at Bleed Black and Purple, lawsuits challenging the downtown arena project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) are pretty much a guarantee. And just one day after the historic city council vote on Tuesday, opponents of the arena...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook  Sign up for the Sacramento Connect Newsletter

Advertisement

Categories

  • Hot Topics (2)
  • Shopping (813)
  • Top Stories (3423)

Advertisement