Tag Archives: MLS

Forget strong-mayor theory — follow the money

My fair-minded self suggests that I take the high road on Measure L, the plan to enhance the powers of the mayor of Sacramento. I should focus solely on whether a strong mayor is preferable to one who is first … Continue reading

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Hard questioning on MLS soccer needed now, not when it doesn’t count

  Perhaps you’re gagging from all the rah-rah press coverage lately about the prospects for Sacramento getting a Major League Soccer franchise. The Bee had two front-page articles, a couple of panting columns and a few minor stories since last … Continue reading

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Thanks to public money and political muscle, sports leagues on a roll

Now that billionaires have discovered Sacramento is eager to give them public money, and a big-shot politician like Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is eager to gut environmental protections for  a Kings arena project, expect another pro sports business … Continue reading

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