Sacramento Kings

Sac Kings a poor percentage

Let’s face it: the (Sacramento) Kings are a third-rate team playing a third-ranked sport in a third-tier market. Now three-thirds might make a whole, but what we have is a hole t ...

Auburn does not exist in a bubble

Why is our Mayor Bill Kirby “shocked” that (council member) Bridget Powers agreed to be part of a broad regional coalition to address funding and building of a new arena for th ...

Ruffalo: County’s support for new arena is no slam dunk

Supervisor Uhler suggests citizen involvement We all are painfully aware that the Sacramento Kings very much want Placer County taxpayers to help pay for a new home court, but if ...

Placer County representatives part of new arena task force

Members of the Here We Build Regional task force will meet for the first time Thursday to look at cooperative ways of building a new sports and entertainment complex in Sacramento. ...

Sports costing our society

How many arenas does the public have to be build for the Kings before they can make it on their own? We seem to forget that one of the reason why the Roman Empire withered and died ...

Ruffalo: Peering into Placer Republican workings

Dribbling through the notebook while thinking that if the Sacramento Kings eventually want to move into the Lakers’ market, they’ll get an “aye” vote from the Dallas Maveri ...

Count reader out of paying for arena

“We ask you to remain open-minded,” said (Sacramento) Mayor Kevin Johnson to 70 Placer Chamber of Commerce members from Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln and Auburn. Then with a wi ...

Where are Sutter priorities?

In an April letter to employees, (President and CEO of Sutter Health) Pat Fry announced that Sutter Health would make a charitable donation of $1 million to the Sacramento Kings. O ...

Mad as hell at hospital

With regard to the closing of the Auburn Faith Family Birthing Center, I have to agree with most of what that person wrote in last Friday’s Reader Input (Peter Newman, “Let us ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer County may have pleasure of helping fund that new arena

Selling off the pages of the notebook while trying to raise enough money for a gallon of gasoline ... And as long as we’re discussing attacks on our wallets, consider the Sacram ...

Kings stay in Sacramento

Auburn’s Dan Luper breathed a sigh of relief as he found out the Kings were staying in Sacramento for at least one more year. The Kings had until Monday to ask the NBA for perm ...

Time to get ready for Wally World

Hey neighbor, have you heard? Wal-Mart be a-comin’ to Auburn. Yup, seems as though the city fathers got snookered by the big city developer types. They thought they were going to ...

Waiting for the decision: Kings' likely departure has fans sad and angry

Newcastle native Mike Takayama is trying to look on the bright side of the fact that the basketball team he’s devoted hundreds of nights to over the past 25 years is likely leavi ...

Kings fans can meet rookie Cousins at Fountains at Roseville

Basketball fans will have an opportunity to meet Sacramento Kings rookie DeMarcus Cousins at a rally on the community stage at Fountains at Roseville on the corner of Roseville Par ...

Rescue school athletics while we can

I was happy to see Dave Krizman address how state budget cuts would affect local school athletics in his “PVL Pipeline” column, March 23. Sports are virtually bigger than life ...