Posts tagged as: Sacramento

What are the top Midtown restaurants based on online reviews?

The Sacramento Business Journal just released a piece that uses online sites Yelp, Urbanspoon and TripAdvisor to compile a list of the top Midtown restaurants. Anybody that uses Yelp, in particular, won’t be surprised at some of the names at the top of this list, and as lists go this one doesn’t stray too far […]

“Shaq-ramento” era begins in Sacramento. Strange as it sounds.

It sounds strange to anybody that followed the Kings and Lakers rivalry over the last decade, but the “Shaqramento” era took off on Tuesday in Sacramento, where minority owner and team consultant Shaquille O’Neal introduced himself to the media. As quotatious and loquacious as ever, Shaq sounded less like the sometimes tongue-tied analyst we see […]

Farm-to-Fork Week: Your guide to Sacramento’s food-centric festivities

After months of talk that in all honesty probably escaped the casual follower of Sacramento news, Farm-to-Fork Week is upon us and it’s probably not going to escape anybody cruising the Midtown and Downtown areas. If you’re still wondering what Farm-to-Fork Week is, think of it as a triangulation of local civic, business and agricultural […]

Kings offer challenge after ESPN inexplicably ranks the franchise worst in major sports

ESPN wasn’t exactly impartial in its coverage of the Kings relocation drama, using some of their outlets such as SportsNation, ESPN.com and Outside the Lines to promote a pro-Seattle agenda. The offenses were usually slippery enough to keep from creating a stink in the media, but would consist of ‘interesting’ polling data, work like this […]

STOP anti-arena signature collectors caught misleading voters again

The definition of what is a tax and what isn’t a tax will likely be a hotly contested one for all of time. In the case of anti-arena group STOP (Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork), their continued use of the word ‘tax’ when describing their opposition of Sacramento’s plan to build a downtown Entertainment and […]

Midtown Councilman Steve Hansen hosting Movie Night in Southside Park

Midtown city councilman Steve Hansen announced Thursday that he will be hosting Movie Night in Southside Park this Saturday and will be showing Madagascar 3 (PG). This looks like a family friendly event with free popcorn, water and juice available for all comers.  It starts at 7 p.m. and runs through 9 p.m., located at […]

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Sacramento City Manager Announces Appointment of Interim Fire Chief Dan Haverty

Sacramento City Manager John Shirey announced today the appointment of Dan Haverty to Interim Fire Chief beginning October 1. Current Fire Chief, Ray Jones, announced his retirement last month after 28 years of service to the City, including the last five years as Chief. “Chief Haverty has the leadership skills and experience to assist the […]

Bruski: Labor agreement between Sacramento and Kings another sign downtown arena moving forward

It may be fun for opponents to poke holes in the labor agreement reached between Mayor Kevin Johnson, the Kings and the Sacramento-Sierra Building and Construction Trades Council, which calls for most of the construction and labor jobs for the downtown arena to be filled by union workers, and it may be good for ratings […]

LAUNCH music and fashion festival set to take over Midtown Sacramento

Gone are the days of Midtown/Downtown Sacramento having nothing to do. The most recent example of that is the LAUNCH music and fashion festival that is set to land right on top of the city Thursday and it isn’t letting go until Imagine Dragons takes the stage at 8:50 p.m. on Sunday night. Last night […]

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