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Kevin Johnson

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Cliff Pennington #2 after he hit a three run home run in the second inning of their game against the Boston Red Sox at O.co Coliseum on July 2, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sacramento Mayor Exploring Idea Of Luring A’s Away From Oakland

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced the formation of an exploratory committee to look at the viability at bringing a major league baseball team to the River City.

07/09/2012

Warriors v. Kings

Sacramento Approves Arena Plan To Keep Kings

A year after almost being wiped off the NBA map, Sacramento cleared the most critical political hurdle late Tuesday night when the City Council approved a plan to help finance an estimated $391 million arena.

03/06/2012

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Steve Freeman/Getty Images)

Man Throws Wallet At Sacramento Mayor During Council Meeting

Kevin Johnson no doubt experienced heckling during his NBA playing days and he’s heard from critics during his three years as Sacramento’s mayor, but Tuesday may have been a first for him.

02/01/2012

Members of the Sacramento Kings look on following a loss against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 13, 2011 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Sacramento Pitches To NBA Execs To Keep Kings

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and other political and business leaders emerged from meetings with NBA officials Thursday optimistic about their efforts to keep the Kings in town.

CBS San Francisco–04/21/2011