| Sep 1, 2011
The construction of a new entertainment and sports complex in Sacramento could hinge on the worth of 19 or 20 city owned parcels that would be sold to help generate revenue. The "Think Big" committee tasked by Mayor Kevin Johnson to come up with a...
| Sep 6, 2011
Mayor Kevin Johnson married his fiancée of almost two years Michelle Rhee Saturday evening.
The couple was married at Blackberry Farm, just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee.
“We had a small ceremony with an intimate group of family and friends...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Mayor Kevin Johnson and the Thing BIG Sacramento group announced how they plan to fund a new entertainment and sports complex.
The report laid out multiple options for fund the facility, and is a culmination of Think BIG’s 100-day plan. It’...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:08 AM
It was possibly the worst kept secret in Sacramento.
"I have decided to run for another term for the mayor of the city of Sacramento," announced Mayor Kevin Johnson on Wednesday afternoon.
Inside the gym at Capital Heights Academy, the re-election...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Workers are putting the finishing touches on downtown Sacramento’s K Street, getting it ready for automobile traffic for the first time in over 40 years.
It was closed to traffic in 1969 when concrete sculptures and water features were installed,...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 10:20 PM
Mayor Kevin Johnson was the first person to legally drive down K Street at a ceremony Saturday that officially opened the area to more than just foot traffic.
The mayor and other city officials paraded down the street in vintage cars, which is...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:05 PM
In a statement sent to FOX40, Mayor Kevin Johnson seemed optimistic about the resolution of the NBA lockout.
The statement reads:
"It is often darkest before dawn. We have seen similar patterns of negotiations in past lock-outs. I remain hopeful...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 9:03 PM
“It’s exciting that the freeze is over because we usually get a lot of business every night from the Kings games and lately it’s been pretty dead,” said Sacramento Kings fan, Jessica Calta.
FOX40 caught up with Calta, and her...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 8:58 PM
WESTMINSTER, Calif (KTLA) -- A church pastor and part time soccer coach has pleaded not guilty to charges of molesting an 8-year-old girl and possessing thousands of images of child pornography.
Christopher Raymond Olague, 39, of Westminster was a pastor...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:38 PM
The boys' and girls' basketball teams at Edison, Fountain Valley and Marina begin their respective 2011-12 seasons this week in tournament and nonleague play. Below is a capsule look at the three schools.
Edison Girls' Team
Head coach: Dan Wiley...
| Sep 27, 2011
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is optimistic that a key player in his drive to build a sports and entertainment complex has been identified. His talks with AEG last week lead him to believe that the international sports and entertainment juggernaut wants...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:16 PM
The Department of Justice announced which law enforcement departments across the country will get federal grant money, and both Sacramento and Stockton will be adding dozens of officers.
Stockton announced they will be getting nearly $8 million in...