Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao, who is the first Hmong to lead a major U.S. city. Sacramento Kings are playoff bound! A conversation with Visit Sacramento, Sac Kings analyst Kayte Christensen and announcer Scott Moak.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao is the first Hmong to lead a major U.S. city. The 37-year-old was born and raised in Stockton, overcoming poverty, domestic violence and homelessness to become the 51st mayor of one of the largest cities in California. Mayor Thao joins Insight to share how her personal journey shaped her approach to leadership. A topic covered in the new episode of CapRadio’s podcast Mid Pacific, hosted by Sarah Mizes-Tan.
The city of Sacramento is buzzing with excitement as the Kings are just days away from playing in their first postseason game in 16 seasons. Bars, restaurants and office buildings are adorned in purple in black as the team takes on their Northern California rivals, the Golden State Warriors. On Insight, President and CEO of Visit Sacramento, Mike Testa, joins us to talk about how the business community is embracing the Kings’ success with hopes of a deep run in the postseason.
Fans of the Sacramento Kings, who have stuck with the team through years of sub-par basketball, ownership changes and arena drama, will now get to finally feel the excitement of post-season basketball in Sacramento. Kings TV color analyst, Kayte Christensen and Kings’ public address announcer, Scott Moak, join Insight to reflect on what this season means for the fans, the city and their journey with the team through thick and thin.