Fair Political Practices Commission Opens Investigation into The Anti-Arena Campaign

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SACRAMENTO – The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC), which regulates California political campaigns and campaign finance law has confirmed that they have opened an investigation into the funding behind the campaign to kill the proposed downtown arena. Representatives with the FPPC stated that an investigation into the complaint filed by DowntownArena.org has been opened, but […]

FPPC Asked to Investigate Who is Funding Anti-Arena Campaign

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SACRAMENTO – Business leaders have asked. Labor leaders have asked. Community leaders and even the media has asked. But Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork (STOP) has refused to disclose who is funding the paid signature campaign against the arena. Now DowntownArena.org is asking the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) to investigate STOP and the Orange […]

DowntownArena.org Demands STOP Reveal Who’s Paying to Kill Arena

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SACRAMENTO – Business, labor and community leaders are demanding transparency regarding an Orange County political action committee’s involvement in an effort to stop the construction of a sports and entertainment complex in Downtown Sacramento. “This stealth group is trying to hoodwink Sacramento voters into killing a project that will create 4,000 jobs and bolster our […]

#STOPthelies Campaign Launches Signature Withdrawal Effort

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SACRAMENTO – Signature campaigns are nothing new; but signature withdrawal campaigns are. Amidst mounting examples of misleading tactics being used by signature gathers on a petition to force a public vote on the proposed downtown arena, scores of Sacramento City voters have been asking how they can get their names off the petition. “It’s an […]

Business & Labor Groups Challenge Anti-Arena Signature Gatherers to “STOP the Lies!”

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SACRAMENTO – “STOP the lies!” That’s the challenge from a group of Sacramento area business leaders and labor organizations to those gathering signatures to force a public vote on the new arena project slated for Downtown. Sacramento Area Taxpayers Opposed to Pork (STOP) have begun a signature campaign to stop the building of the new […]

Carl Landry is Back With The Kings: Agrees to 4-year, $26 Million Deal

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SACRAMENTO – Carl Landry believes his second stint with the Sacramento Kings will be better and last longer than his first time around. With an aggressive new regime in place, Landry and the Kings agreed to a four-year deal worth at least $26 million on Saturday that will bring the power forward back to California’s […]

Pelicans, Blazers, Kings Make Deal; Evans Headed to New Orleans

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SACRAMENTO – New Orleans, Portland and Sacramento have agreed to a three-team trade sending guard Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans, center Robin Lopez to the Trail Blazers and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings, people familiar with the deal said. The people, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because NBA […]

Kings’ Rookies McLemore & McCallum are “Ready To Rock” New Era

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NORTH NATOMAS — At this point in his life, hopefully Ben McLemore should not have to worry about where his next meal is coming from. After the Sacramento Kings made him their No. 7 pick in the first round of the NBA Draft last week, McLemore could, if he desire, buy other unfortunate families a […]

Kings take Kansas’ McLemore at No. 7 in 1st Round

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NORTH NATOMAS – Despite many surprises in the 2013 NBA Draft, it’s a fact that Ben McLemore will start the new era of the Sacramento Kings. A 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Kansas, McLemore was taken by the Kings with the No. 7 pick. McLemore averaged 15.9 points and 5.2 rebounds as a freshman for the […]

Mike Malone Reaches Deal to Be Kings’ New Coach

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OAKLAND — Incoming Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive is already making moves to rebuild the fallen franchise. The Kings have an agreement in place with Golden State Warriors assistant Mike Malone to be their head coach, a person familiar with the decision said Thursday night. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition […]