April 4, 2012 - Sacramento Bee

Sacramento City Council OKs environmental, site plan work for arena

The dispute over who should cut the first checks for a downtown arena intensified Tuesday, with the leader of the state Senate saying that the owners of the Sacramento Kings "seem to be looking for every reason not to proceed" and the mayor accusing the Maloof family of "tactics and antics." City Councilman Jay Schenirer, left, chats with Gavin Maloof, center, and Joe Maloof at a Kings game last month, a day after the council approved a nonbinding term sheet to finance ... Go to story