SACRAMENTO -- A noon press conference will be held today at the Downtown Plaza to announce a major development in the building of a new arena for the Sacramento Kings.

The event will be hosted by Mayor Kevin Johnson and Senate President Pro Tem Darryl Steinberg. Kings President Chris Granger will also be on hand.

The Sacramento Bee is reporting that the mayor will announce a deal to use union workers to build the arena.

KFBK will be there, and we'll bring you what the mayor and others have to say this afternoon.