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April 13, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Saturday memo: Kings bidding war … Barefoot Bandit … mountain snow …

National Weather Service forecast $550 million! Do I hear $575?  You can almost hear the auctioneer calling as a bidding war for the Sacramento Kings seems likely now that Chris Hansen and his Seattle supporters have added $25 million to their $550 million offer for the team. Who is Chris Hansen? The answer to that…

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Comments | More in Weather Beat | Topics: Barefoot Bandit, Chris Hansen, Colton Harris-Moore

April 9, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Developer joins effort to keep Kings in Sacramento

Sacramento developer Mark Friedman is joining the bid to buy the Kings and build the team a new arena,  The Sacramento Bee is reporting. Friedman’s announcement comes one day after Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said that Southern California billionaire Ron Burkle had to reduce his role in the project because of a conflict of interest. Johnson hinted…

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February 17, 2013 at 9:42 AM

Sunday Memo: SIFF honors Oscar snubs … NBA commissioner on Kings … acid-attack hoax

Holiday weekend weather: Partly sunny later today with a high near 48. Not too shabby for February. SIFF marathon during Oscar season: Today, SIFF is hosting a 12-hour marathon of six films famously overlooked by the Academy. The lineup includes: “A Star is Born,” “Fargo,” “The Thin Man,” “Do the Right Thing,” “Blazing Saddles,”…

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January 29, 2013 at 7:09 AM

Tuesday Memo: Competing Kings deal forming? … Cloud Office … Burien fires

National Weather Service / Forecast Let’s get this over with already: Have Chris Hansen and his people purchased the Sacramento Kings yet or what? Oops, apparently not: Report: Mark Mastrov met Monday with Sacramento group trying to buy Kings New Microsoft Office: The latest version of the Office suite will be More

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January 27, 2013 at 10:12 AM

Sunday Memo: Rob McKenna done campaigning for awhile … the KC-Omaha Kings (yes!) … Seattle Boat Show

Good morning. Weather: No surprises: gray, high in the mid-40s, with rain expected later today. The National Weather Service forecast. Gun buyback:  Seattle’s gun buyback program proved much more popular Saturday than police expected. So much so that police ran out of gift cards to hand out to those turning in their weapons. A military…

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January 10, 2013 at 6:50 AM

Thursday Memo: Care about Kings? … Tully’s tussle … Apartment-building fire

National Weather Service / Forecast The Sacramento Kings, Seattle, Chris Hansen, the NBA: Diehard Sonics fans are all atwitter about the possibility the Kings could come to the Emerald City. But who knows what’s going on behind the scenes, if anything? We know the fans are gaga about an NBA team coming…

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January 9, 2013 at 9:49 AM

Report: Sacramento Kings are headed to Seattle

[do action=”custom_iframe” url=”http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v5.aspx?Id=77204&ThemeId=6534″ width=”300″ height=”400″ scrolling=””/] UPDATE: 12:45 p.m. | Capping a flurry of rumors that began Tuesday night, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday that the Sacramento Kings are in the process of being sold to a group led by Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer that would have the team playing in Seattle in 2013-14. Yahoo! Sports, citing league…

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February 27, 2012 at 10:52 AM

Sacramento Bee: City of Sacramento & Kings reach tentative deal on new arena

Sacramento Bee: The Sacramento Kings and the city of Sacramento have reached the “framework of a deal” to build a sports arena to keep the Kings in Sacramento. Seattle wants an NBA team for a proposed arena in the city’s Sodo neighborhood and the Kings had come up as a possibility. Read the Sacramento Bee…

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Comments | More in Government, Sports | Topics: arena, Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Kings

February 22, 2012 at 7:46 AM

Sacramento Bee: Kings to make big contribution to arena deal

Will the Sacramento Kings stay in Sacramento? National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern says the Kings will make a substantial financial contribution to a deal to build an arena there and in an effort keep the team in Sacramento,  according to a news alert sent out by The Sacramento Bee on its web site. According…

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