Downtown Sacramento Arena

More elements of new arena highlighted in report

Five new bar/nightclubs, wide open spaces, sky bridges and more in the latest city report on the new downtown arena.

What's next for the downtown arena

Assistant City Manager John Dangberg says the city council will vote on the revised arena term sheet on May 13.

Another Arena Hurdle Removed

A Sacramento court judge tentatively ruled in the city's favor to take control of the Macy's men's store at the Downtown Plaza. That lot was the last piece of land needed for the future arena.

Demolition of Downtown Plaza expected in May

Turner Construction and AECOM representatives were on hand at a Sacramento Building Industry Forum this week. Demolition of Downtown Plaza and other arena-related topics were discussed.

Phil Jackson is wrong

Phil Jackson sat down for an interview with Sam Amick, and among other things, his role in the Sacramento-Seattle saga as well as his opinion of the Maloofs came up.

Ryan Lillis on what's next for the downtown arena

Ryan Lillis, the excellent city reporter at The Sacramento Bee, joins us to discuss STOP and the timeline for the arena.

STOP stopped

The last major hurdle to a new downtown arena has been cleared.

Judge favors City in arena petition hearing

Judge Timothy Frawley won't make a final ruling until next Tuesday, but made it clear that he is heavily leaning towards upholding the City Clerk's rejection of STOP's arena petitions.

Legal briefs say STOP effort violates city charter

Legal briefs filed Friday claim STOP's anti-area efforts attempt to change the city charter.

Mayor Kevin Johnson lays out benefits of new arena

The mayor delivered his State of the City address Wednesday night. He labeled 2014 the "Year of Groundbreakings." New arena renderings also were released.


Adam Silver confident in Sacramento's arena plan

Silver took in his first game as NBA commissioner on Wednesday. He shared his thoughts on the league keeping the Kings in Sacramento, on the new downtown arena and his priorities for the league.

STOP files lawsuit

The anti-arena coalition has officially filed a lawsuit against the City Clerk and the City to try to reverse the Clerk's decision and get their initiative on the the June ballot.

Chris Granger discusses new arena concepts

We've seen a lot of versions over the last couple of years, but here is a peek at what the new downtown Sacramento arena will actually look like. Kings President Chris Granger joins us to chat about it.

City Clerk Rejects STOP Petitions

STOP's petition gathered enough signatures, but the city clerk has rejected them on the basis that they are noncompliant with California election code and the Sacramento City Charter.

City Clerk to make decision on STOP's petition

The county has finished it's verification process. Things are now in the hands of the city clerk. Plus, the Kings finalize the deal to purchase Downtown Plaza.

STOP has enough signatures, but here's what's next

STOP has the 22,000 signatures they needed for their initiative to qualify for the ballot. But the verification process is not over.

Arena update - STOP's petition recount and more

There's a lot going down. Here's a recap of the latest happenings this week.

Validity of STOP's arena petitions questioned

STOPs campaign to try to get the arena on the ballot could be in trouble.

County close to finishing petition withdrawals

The county expects to have the petition withdrawal forms wrapped up by Thursday, which would begin the verification and crosschecking process of the signatures of STOP's petition.

County begins verifying arena petitions

The county will verify the petition withdrawal forms first so it can crosscheck STOP's signatures. County registrar says the number of withdrawal forms may be a state record.

A look at the latest arena happenings

The petitions have been turned in, so what's next? The validation process and Mayor Kevin Johnson's coalition, The4000.

S.T.O.P. turns in 35,000 petitions

The deadline to turn in arena petitions was today, and anti-arena group S.T.O.P. delivered 35,000 signatures to city hall in an attempt to get the arena on the ballot.

Arena Q&A: Ryan Lillis of The Sacramento Bee

We checked in with Ryan Lillis of The Sacramento Bee to get an update on where things stand with the downtown arena.

Kings submit draft floorplans

The Sacramento Bee has the team's development application, which means new schematics!

Q&A with John Dangberg on downtown arena progress

For the latest installment of Sactown Royalty's ongoing Q&A series about the new downtown arena, we caught up with Assistant City Manager John Dangberg. Dangberg is the city's project director for the arena.

Stern: Arena project going 'swimmingly'

He may want to use different words in this part of the state, however.

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