News Network Sacramento won an eminent domain ruling last week that puts the city on track to build a downtown sports arena. In this week’s News Network, The Sacramento Bee’s Metropolitan Reporter Ryan Lillis joins us to talk about the last few hurdles the city needs to overcome before construction can get started on the arena. Plus, Sacramento News & Review Co-Editor Nick Miller joins us for a conversation on Yelp, the social media platform that makes every diner a restaurant critic.
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Glaski Ruling on Foreclosures The housing market may be rebounding from the recession but that doesn’t mean a lot of Californians aren’t still facing foreclosure. There’s good news though. Some underwater homeowners are gaining new tools for fighting banks trying to foreclosure on their mortgage. One such tool is the recent California Supreme Court’s denial of five major banks’ request to depublish the landmark Glaski v. Bank of America ruling. In a nutshell, the court’s decision gives power to homeowners who are facing foreclosure or who've already been foreclosed on, to seek damages for wrongful foreclosure. Stephen Foondos is the founder of United Law Center in Roseville and one of the attorneys who argued against depublication. He joins us to explain how the precedent-setting decision helps homeowners.
Autumn Sky Sacramento singer-songwriter Autumn Sky is a hard-working songwriter who doesn’t have a lot of studio recordings to show for it. That’s what makes her new EP such a highly anticipated event. Sky is officially releasing her new EP “Scout” Saturday during a CD release show at Assembly in Sacramento.