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Downtown Sacramento Arena

Sactown Royalty's coverage of the new downtown Sacramento arena.

The Golden 1 Center will have a secret tunnel entrance

But will it live up to the legacy of the clown tunnel?

The Golden 1 Center is Incredible

Sacramento got to experience its first game in the new downtown arena on Monday night and it didn’t disappoint.

Kings explain no cupholders in upper level of new arena

Team says it has to do with how steep the upper level is.

30Q: What's the latest on the new arena?

The Golden 1 Center is set to open up soon. Here’s what Kings fans may be interested in.

Sacramento Kings unveil new court design

Clean, simple, beautiful.

New Arena address to be named after Stern

The Kings are honoring the former commissioner by naming the main street leading up to the arena after him.

The arena lost its way, not its personality

The Sacramento Kings will play their final game as a franchise inside the walls of Sleep Train Arena on Saturday. The 28-year old facility may be outdated, but it makes up for it in personality.

Check out the new construction at Golden 1 Center

The Kings put a drone camera in the sky to bring us this exciting video!

New arena to have largest video board in NBA

That's quite the view.

Installation of Golden 1 Center's six-story door begins

The six-story, glass hangar door is expected to be operational by March.

New arena Wi-Fi expected to improve fan experience

The Wi-Fi in the Golden 1 Center is expected to be '17,000 times faster' than home Internet. That's a lot of Snapchatting and Instagramming.

Maroon 5 first announced show at new Kings arena

A few weeks before the Sacramento Kings kick off their 2016-17 season at the new Golden 1 Center, Maroon 5 will serve as one of the first shows at the new facility.

What's new at the Golden 1 Center?

Sacramento Kings President Chris Granger joins us to chat about the Golden 1 Center and the Downtown Commons.

Golden 1 Center construction update

The Golden 1 Center is now more than a year into its construction process and with each passing day, a new feature of the downtown arena pops up. This video shows what the construction site looks like these days.

Final lawsuit against Sacramento Arena defeated

STOP has finally been stopped.

Golden 1 Center, Home of the Sacramento Kings

Sports Business Daily is reporting that Sacramento-based Golden 1 Credit Union will be the naming rights partner for the Sacrament Kings' new downtown arena.

Downtown Arena name to be revealed tomorrow

What will Sacramento's newest arena be called?

Sacramento downtown arena progress update: Day 300

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New Arena Construction Photos

The Sacramento Kings released 66 new photos of the new arena as it is being built. Here's a cool thought: We're now closer to a new arena being open than we are to the Maloofs' failed relocation attempt to Seattle.

Arena project providing pathways to employment

For some, the new downtown Sacramento arena will serve as the home of the Kings and a venue for entertainment. For others, it is already serving as a catalyst for a new personal future.

Sacramento arena site goes vertical

It's happening. It's really happening.

Mixed-use tower near new Kings arena approved

The new arena won't be the only major project under construction in downtown Sacramento leading up fall 2016.

Adam Silver gives Kings ownership group an 'A'

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was in Sacramento Tuesday and shared his thoughts on the Kings ownership group and the new downtown arena.

Downtown arena gets first concrete pour

While the Golden State Klay Thompsons put the Kings' feet in concrete Friday night in Oakland, construction crews were laying foundation for the new arena in downtown Sacramento.

New renderings show a whole new Downtown Plaza

Plans for a 16-story, mixed-use tower near the new downtown arena gives the heart of Sacramento a whole new look.

Downtown Arena Groundbreaking: Open Thread

The Kings will be livestreaming the Downtown Arena Groundbreaking Ceremony at 11:30

Arena Groundbreaking set for Wednesday

Shovels in the ground!

Arena Progress Update: Day 72

Demolition continues as opponents fight environmental review in courts.

Arena Progress Update: Day 55

Downtown Plaza continues to shrink. Demolition expected for another six to eight weeks.

Arena Progress Update: Day 38

For those counting at home, the new arena in downtown Sacramento is 755 days away from opening. The team says the project is on schedule and expects the shell of the arena will be visible by next summer.

Arena Progress Update: Day 25

Demolition continues apace.

Arena Progress Update: The walls are tumbling down

It's all happening!