Continuing coverage of the Sacramento Kings' new season after the city came close to losing the NBA franchise. The new season - and a new era for the Kings - started Oct. 30.

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  • Final Ruling On Arena Eminent Domain Case Delayed

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    UPDATE -- A judge delayed his final ruling into the eminent domain case that would allow the city of Sacramento to go ahead with its plans for a downtown arena early Wednesday.

  • Kings Ticket Prices Going Up

    Wednesday, January 29, 2014

    The team says some of the increase is due to a surcharge, but some is simple supply and demand.

  • City Clerk Says No To Arena Petitions

    Friday, January 24, 2014

    The Sacramento City Clerk has advised the people behind a measure calling for a public vote on a downtown arena project that the petitions "do not conform to the Elections Code."

  • STOP Gets Another Go-ahead On Road To June Ballot

    Friday, January 17, 2014

    The group received notice it has submitted the required number of signatures to put a measure issue on the June ballot. But, the petitions must still clear the Sacramento City Clerk's office.

Kings and City of Sacramento Agree To New Arena Terms
Mon, Dec 16, 2013

The City of Sacramento no longer wants to sell 60 acres on and around the Haggin Oaks Golf Course to the development arm of the Sacramento Kings. The City has instead agreed to sell three downtown parcels to the Kings for about $3 million.

Sacramento City Clerk Transfers Public-Funding Measure Petitions To County
Fri, Dec 13, 2013

The Sacramento City Clerk's office says enough of the petitions were filled out correctly to warrant review by the County Registrar of Voters.

City Clerk Reviewing Arena Funding Measure Petitions
Thu, Dec 12, 2013

By the end of Friday, the Sacramento City Clerk's office hopes to have finished reviewing petitions for a measure that would require a public vote on funding a downtown Sacramento arena.

Kings Looking For Local Construction Partners
Mon, Dec 09, 2013

The Sacramento Kings will present their goals Tuesday night for the number of local and small businesses that would be involved in building a new downtown arena. The presentation will be made before the Sacramento City Council.

Council Asked To Suspend Competitive Bidding For Arena
Fri, Dec 06, 2013

The City of Sacramento has asked the City Council to suspend the usual competitive bidding process for the downtown arena project.

Downtown Arena Developers Submit Plans To City
Fri, Nov 22, 2013

Developers of a proposed downtown arena have submitted plans and some new artwork. Click on the files to the right of this story under "Related Resources" to see for yourself what the City of Sacramento has been officially presented.

Arena Proponents Claim 10,000 Anti-Arena Petition Withdrawals
Wed, Nov 13, 2013

The opponents of publicly financing a downtown Sacramento arena have collected 22-thousand petitions to put the matter on next June's ballot. But, arena proponents say half of the people who signed petitions have withdrawn their signatures.

Sacramento Kings and Fans Celebrate Start of New Season and New Era (Slideshow)
Thu, Oct 31, 2013

Shaquille O'Neal played cricket before the game. Former King Mitch Richmond walked the purple carpet. New owner Vivek Ranadive revved up the crowd. Experience this celebratory season opener through the lens of CapRadio photographer Andrew Nixon.

Kings Fans and Owners Embrace Change For Season Opener
Thu, Oct 31, 2013

The 29th home opener for the Sacramento Kings was unlike any before not only because the city almost lost the team, but because of all of the new things the new owners have brought to the table.

As it Happened: Kings Win Home Opener as New Era Begins (Storify)
Wed, Oct 30, 2013

The Kings opened the 2013-14 season Wednesday night with a 90-88 victory of the Denver Nuggets at the packed Sleep Train Arena, marking the start of the Vivek Ranadive ownership era. Social media was abuzz, and we have the highlights.

Kings' Home Opener Brings Mixed Emotions For Businesses
Wed, Oct 30, 2013

People with businesses near Sleep Train Arena are happy to see another Sacramento Kings season, but those same people worry what will happen when the Kings move downtown.

Here We Remember: Sacramento's Long Road to Keeping the Kings
Wed, Oct 30, 2013

As the Sacramento Kings open the 2013-14 season tonight - a season many fans feared they'd never see - listen back to the city's roller-coaster bid to keep the team in town for good.

Arena Design Team Promises Big Things
Tue, Oct 29, 2013

The project design team for the Downtown Sacramento arena say the new building will "knock people's socks off."

Public Input Into Arena Plan To Be Discussed At Council Tonight
Tue, Oct 29, 2013

The design and development team for the new downtown Sacramento arena will be presenting its ideas before the Sacramento City Council tonight.

Kings Sign Center Demarcus Cousins
Mon, Sep 30, 2013

Demarcus Cousins has signed a multi-year contract extension with the Sacramento Kings after leading the team in points, steals, rebounds, suspensions and technical fouls last season.

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