There’s a new delay for plans to construct an arena for the Golden State Warriors on the San Francisco waterfront.
A group fighting the city of Sacramento’s plan to subsidize a new basketball arena for the Kings has submitted tens of thousands of signatures in an attempt to force a public vote on the matter.
As Propositions B and C were defeated, it raises questions about future projects on San Francisco’s waterfront.
The complex would include new facilities for the Oakland A’s, Raiders and the Golden State Warriors.
The updated design includes increased open space areas and access from the Bay. The design also calls for a reduction in parking spots and less retail space than what was initially proposed.
Sacramento’s City Council is scheduled to consider a wide-ranging deal Tuesday night that’s designed to finance a new arena and keep the NBA’s Kings from moving to Seattle.
A majority of San Francisco residents continue to support building a new arena along the city’s waterfront to lure the Golden State Warriors across the Bay from Oakland, according to a KPIX-TV 5 poll released Monday evening.
With eyes wide open as to the cost and length of the process, the head of the Golden State Warriors confirmed to KCBS Radio that the team is fully committed to building a new home on San Francisco’s waterfront.
Th board has given full support for the team to negotiate with the city on a waterfront arena.
The Golden State Warriors are moving back to San Francisco, team officials confirmed at a news conference held on the city’s waterfront Tuesday morning.