Monthly Archives: June 2014

Struggling marina offers cautionary tale on Kings arena financing plan

When you bank on future growth, you may get an unpleasant surprise.  The city of Sacramento tells us it’s confident that steadily increasing parking revenue in the years ahead will help pay off the massive debt the city is taking … Continue reading

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California Chrome co-owner pulls up lame

Thanks, California Chrome, for coming so close to winning the Triple Crown. You gave us big dreams for the past five weeks and ran your heart out. Only 11 horses in racing history have won that elusive prize, and a … Continue reading

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California Chrome chases ghost of Secretariat

For the first time in four decades, I want to see a racehorse win the Triple Crown. Go California Chrome!  I wasn’t thrilled to see Seattle Slew take the Triple Crown in 1977, even though I was living in the … Continue reading

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Does everything happen for a reason?

Jeff Hoffman, a star pitcher for East Carolina University, hoped he would be the top pick in the Major League Baseball draft this Thursday. Early this season, the 6-foot-4 junior had a fastball that touched 98 mph, a 2.94 earned … Continue reading

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