#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 […]

Kings Stars Past & Present Headline Long Live The Kings Rally

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Kings today announced programming details for the LONG LIVE THE KINGS RALLY presented by Sleep Train Mattress Centers, which will take place on Thursday, May 23 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Cesar Chavez Park in Downtown Sacramento. Kings legends Chris Webber and Mitch Richmond are set to join Sacramento […]

Sacramento and Seattle Wrestle for the Kings in New York: Decision Still to Come

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NEW YORK – Sacramento laid out its “compelling case” of its plans to build a brand new sports and entertainment arena and financial efforts to keep the Sacramento Kings in town Wednesday to the NBA’s Finance and Relocation committees in New York. So did an investment group that has already agreed to buy 65 percent […]

Sacramento City Council Approves Arena Term Sheet

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SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento City Council voted 7-2 to approve a financial term sheet to build a new $447.7 million sports and entertainment arena in downtown Sacramento on Tuesday night. The City Council’s decision paves the way for the usage of the city’s parking operations. In reference to the term sheet, $258 million would be […]