Insight: Kings Sale Done Deal? / ON INNOVATION / Pet Tales: Obesity / Jack Gallagher
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The financial fallout of the Sacramento Kings' potential relocation to Seattle; The inventor of Travelocity.com explains how to turn on innovation; Pet diets and the dangers of animal obesity; Comedian Jack Gallagher discusses his new one-man show.
Kings Deal and City Finances - Any hopes the owners of the Sacramento Kings wouldn't sell the basketball team to a Seattle group were crushed this week as the Maloof family publicly announced a $525 million sale Monday morning. But there's still a cloud of uncertainty surrounding the circumstances of the deal to sell the city's only professional sports franchise. Here to discuss the lingering questions left in the wake of this deal is Sacramento Bee Reporter Tony Bizjak and Capital Public Radio Metropolitan Reporter Bob Moffitt, both of whom have been covering the story for years.
ON Innovation - It's considered the driving force of the American economy: "innovation." But where does innovation come from and what type of environment fosters innovation? How can you get that light bulb above your head to turn on? Former American Airlines executive and Incline Village resident Terry Jones' new book "ON Innovation" is a business guide full ideas to turn "on innovation" in your life and grow a successful business. Jones is the inventor of Travelocity and Chairman of Kayak.com. He was also Chairman of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival for three years before recently stepping down.
Pet Tales: Obesity - So you've made a New Year's resolution to shed the extra pounds in 2013. Does that resolution apply to your fluffy friend who's been eating a little too much Friskies? Pet obesity in the United States mirrors the nation's human obesity rate, and if you're paying attention you'll know that's not good. Pet expert Gina Spadafori joins us for this month's installment of Pet Tales with some concrete ideas for helping your animal friend lose weight with less misery.
Jack Gallagher: "Complete and Unfinished" - Nationally acclaimed comedian Jack Gallagher is back at B Street Theatre with yet another one-man show about his life. In his fifth stint at B Street, Gallagher shares his unique experiences coming of age in the 1960s and the songs that have stuck with him over the years. "Complete and Unfinished" runs through February 24 at B Street Theatre in Sacramento.