Business & Real Estate

Arena

Cost of Golden 1 Center jumps by millions

The Sacramento Kings’ arena is now expected to cost $556.6 million. That’s $79 million more than when the Kings broke ground in 2014, but city won’t pay any extra.

Arena

Headed to the downtown arena? Smile, you’re on camera

Sacramento is installing 20 police surveillance cameras in the next month at key intersections and at downtown parking garages to prepare for the October opening of Golden 1 Center and thousands of nightly visitors to the area. Black Lives Matter and civil liberties activists question the idea and the process.

Marcos Breton

Farmworkers give up day’s pay to see leaders say ‘no se puede’

On Thursday, the California Assembly was supposed to vote on the bill to grant farmworkers overtime pay, but put it off, disappointing those who left the fields for a day to see history made. Instead they witnessed a process that shows their time and money aren’t valued yet. Strong leadership will make it happen. A lack of leadership delayed it.

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'We have waited eight decades': Assembly leader promises farmworker overtime vote

After the California Assembly failed to hold a planned vote on a bill expanding overtime pay for farmworkers, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, emerged with his caucus and vowed to pursue the measure. In Sacramento on August 25, 2016.
Jeremy B. White The Sacramento Bee
'We have waited eight decades': Assembly leader promises farmworker overtime vote 1:05

'We have waited eight decades': Assembly leader promises farmworker overtime vote

Trees felled at former railyard near Curtis Park, Sac City 0:42

Trees felled at former railyard near Curtis Park, Sac City

Farmworker Luis Altamirano shares how overtime pay would change his life 1:18

Farmworker Luis Altamirano shares how overtime pay would change his life

United Farm Workers protests at Capitol 0:33

United Farm Workers protests at Capitol