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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Sac mayoral candidates address diversity, racial divisionsSacramento’s candidates for mayor spoke Saturday during a public forum hosted b
Sac mayoral candidates address diversity, racial divisions
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 17 hours ago
Sacramento’s candidates for mayor spoke Saturday during a public forum hosted by the local NAACP, where they addressed a broad range of contentious issues facing the city. The candidates have previously addressed issues that include homelessness and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento mayoral candidates discuss diverse issues at forumSacramento’s mayoral candidates answered questions about law enforcement, the B
Sacramento mayoral candidates discuss diverse issues at forum
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 hours ago
Sacramento’s mayoral candidates answered questions about law enforcement, the Black Lives Matter movement, education and homelessness Saturday at a forum hosted by a local NAACP branch. About 60 people gathered at the Women’s Improvement Club of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The once ‘ugliest street in Sacramento’ needs another faceliftFor a stretch of concrete that’s less than 2 miles long, Franklin Boulevard sou
The once ‘ugliest street in Sacramento’ needs another facelift
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
For a stretch of concrete that’s less than 2 miles long, Franklin Boulevard south of Sutterville Road sure has a reputation. People talk about it as if it were a lovely but mildly frumpy person with a surprisingly sordid past. “You know,” confided... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Sacramento commission approves water utilities rate hike proposalThe Sacramento Advisory Commission approved a water rate hike proposal Wednesda
Sacramento commission approves water utilities rate hike proposal
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 3 days ago
The Sacramento Advisory Commission approved a water rate hike proposal Wednesday night. The proposal would raise water rates by as much as $30 over the next four years. The funds would be used to improve the water system, which could cost up to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Sacramento to vote on ballot initiative to decide pot taxSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento voters will decide whether to use tax doll
Sacramento to vote on ballot initiative to decide pot tax
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento voters will decide whether to use tax dollars from marijuana cultivation to pay for services for kids. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1TS6huh ) that the Sacramento City Council on Tuesday voted to put... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Sacramento to vote on ballot initiative to decide pot taxSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento voters will decide whether to use tax doll
Sacramento to vote on ballot initiative to decide pot tax
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento voters will decide whether to use tax dollars from marijuana cultivation to pay for services for kids. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1TS6huh ) that the Sacramento City Council on Tuesday voted to put... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento City Council approves pot tax ballot initiativeVoters in California’s capital city will decide on whether to use tax dollars f
Sacramento City Council approves pot tax ballot initiative
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Voters in California’s capital city will decide on whether to use tax dollars from marijuana cultivation as a fiscal elixir to pay for services for kids at risk. The Sacramento City Council voted Tuesday night to advance a June ballot initiative... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
City Council should put children first with June tax measureTuesday night, the Sacramento City Council has the opportunity to make a statem
City Council should put children first with June tax measure
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday night, the Sacramento City Council has the opportunity to make a statement of its values and priorities with a proposal to place a measure on the June 7 ballot to create a dedicated funding source for children and youths. It will provide... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Sexual harassment claims against Sacramento council member withdrawnA woman who filed a sexual harassment claim against Sacramento City Council mem
Sexual harassment claims against Sacramento council member withdrawn
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 9 days ago
A woman who filed a sexual harassment claim against Sacramento City Council member Allen Warren has withdrawn her allegations. The attorney for Delia Chacon, Ralph C. Lee, released a statement Thursday: “[Chacon] regrets any negative impact her... Read more
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Sacramento Today
SACOG awards $433,000 to the City of SacramentoSACRAMENTO- On Saturday, January 30 the Sacramento Area Council of Governments
SACOG awards $433,000 to the City of Sacramento
Sacramento Today / Posted 10 days ago
SACRAMENTO- On Saturday, January 30 the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) presented the City of Sacramento with a ceremonial check for a $433,000 grant award for streetscape planning and resident engagement. Sacramento City Council... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento prepares to license and tax marijuana cultivation roomsThe Sacramento City Council moved cautiously Tuesday night toward allowing comm
Sacramento prepares to license and tax marijuana cultivation rooms
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
The Sacramento City Council moved cautiously Tuesday night toward allowing commercial marijuana cultivation, passing broad guidelines to delay any operating permits and requiring that nearby businesses and residents be given notice of potential grow... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Marcos Breton: Mayoral race could challenge conventional wisdomConventional wisdom says Darrell Steinberg will cruise to an easy victory in Sa
Marcos Breton: Mayoral race could challenge conventional wisdom
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
Conventional wisdom says Darrell Steinberg will cruise to an easy victory in Sacramento’s mayoral election this June. He is sitting on a $1.4 million war chest from his days as a state legislator. He has name recognition, having been a popular... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Sacramento passes new medical marijuana cultivation ordinanceThe Sacramento City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday night that would allo
Sacramento passes new medical marijuana cultivation ordinance
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 11 days ago
The Sacramento City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday night that would allow medical marijuana to be cultivated inside buildings. According to the new ordinance, the buildings can be up to 22,000 square feet, roughly the size of an Olympic ice... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento City Council moves to license pot growingThe Sacramento City Council moved cautiously Tuesday night toward allowing comm
Sacramento City Council moves to license pot growing
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
The Sacramento City Council moved cautiously Tuesday night toward allowing commercial marijuana cultivation, passing broad guidelines to delay any operating permits and requiring that nearby businesses and residents be given notice of potential grow... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento cautiously eyes commercial marijuana cultivationCalifornia’s capital city is contemplating going into the marijuana-cultivation
Sacramento cautiously eyes commercial marijuana cultivation
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
California’s capital city is contemplating going into the marijuana-cultivation business, but not without considerable caution and angst. The Sacramento City Council on Tuesday is expected to vote on a working framework to begin creating rules for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento lawmakers want state money for American River ParkwayThe American River Parkway could receive millions in additional state funding u
Sacramento lawmakers want state money for American River Parkway
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
The American River Parkway could receive millions in additional state funding under legislation introduced by Sacramento area lawmakers. Assembly Bill 1716 would create a Lower American River Conservancy with a 12-member governing board. The... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Sacramento city officials consider water rate increaseA public hearing scheduled Wednesday will allow Sacramento residents to hear pl
Sacramento city officials consider water rate increase
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 18 days ago
A public hearing scheduled Wednesday will allow Sacramento residents to hear plans to raise utility rates across the city. According to the city, water rates could go up by as much as $30 over the next four years. City officials said the rate... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Sacramento Police: Randomly firing guns should be a crimeSacramento police want to silence the sound of random gunfire in neighborhoods
Sacramento Police: Randomly firing guns should be a crime
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 18 days ago
Sacramento police want to silence the sound of random gunfire in neighborhoods by making it a crime. "The indiscriminate firing of firearms in the city is a problem,” Sacramento Police Capt. Dave Risley said. Last June, Sacramento installed... Read more
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Sacramento Today
Priciest Bus Fare in US Proposed for Sacramento?Eye on Sacramento (EOS) announced that its analysis of survey data of fares cha
Priciest Bus Fare in US Proposed for Sacramento?
Sacramento Today / Posted 19 days ago
Eye on Sacramento (EOS) announced that its analysis of survey data of fares charged by transit systems throughout the U.S. and Canada shows that the 20 percent fare hike (from $2.50 to $3.00) being considered tonight by the Regional Transit board of... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Regional Transit Proposes Highest Bus Fare in the Country for Sacramento?Eye on Sacramento (EOS) announced that its analysis of survey data of fares cha
Regional Transit Proposes Highest Bus Fare in the Country for Sacramento?
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 19 days ago
Eye on Sacramento (EOS) announced that its analysis of survey data of fares charged by transit systems throughout the U.S. and Canada shows that the 20 percent fare hike (from $2.50 to $3.00) being considered by the Regional Transit board of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Council to discuss stiffer penalties in Sacramento for random gunfireGun owners who fire their weapons for fun in Sacramento could face stiffer pena
Council to discuss stiffer penalties in Sacramento for random gunfire
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
Gun owners who fire their weapons for fun in Sacramento could face stiffer penalties under a proposal the Sacramento City Council is scheduled to consider Tuesday night. City and police officials want to clamp down on people who discharge their... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bumping up minimum wage helps workers, costs businesses and customersThere’s a price to be paid for raising the minimum wage. At one local Mexican f
Bumping up minimum wage helps workers, costs businesses and customers
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
There’s a price to be paid for raising the minimum wage. At one local Mexican food chain, it’s 14 cents a taco. Businesses and nonprofit groups have been adjusting to the state’s new $10 minimum wage since it superseded the old minimum wage of $9 an... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Missing skier's father wants to use technology to speed rescuesThe Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday night ended abruptly after homeless
Missing skier's father wants to use technology to speed rescues
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
The Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday night ended abruptly after homeless rights activists spoke out and refused to refrain from applauding during the meeting. Councilman Rick Jennings, who was running the meeting in Mayor Kevin Johnson’s... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Cathouse on the Kings founder has calling to save felinesThe Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday night ended abruptly after homeless
Cathouse on the Kings founder has calling to save felines
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
The Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday night ended abruptly after homeless rights activists spoke out and refused to refrain from applauding during the meeting. Councilman Rick Jennings, who was running the meeting in Mayor Kevin Johnson’s... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento City Council ends meeting as homeless protest eruptsThe Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday night ended abruptly after homeless
Sacramento City Council ends meeting as homeless protest erupts
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
The Sacramento City Council meeting Tuesday night ended abruptly after homeless rights activists spoke out and refused to refrain from applauding during the meeting. Councilman Rick Jennings, who was running the meeting in Mayor Kevin Johnson’s... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento ballot measure will seek to extend library parcel taxThe Sacramento City Council formally placed a measure on the June ballot seekin
Sacramento ballot measure will seek to extend library parcel tax
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
The Sacramento City Council formally placed a measure on the June ballot seeking to extend an annual parcel tax that funds libraries. The council on Tuesday night placed a 10-year extension of 2004’s Measure X on the June ballot. The parcel tax is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento approves restrictions on short-term rentalsThe Sacramento City Council unanimously approved two ordinances Tuesday allowin
Sacramento approves restrictions on short-term rentals
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
The Sacramento City Council unanimously approved two ordinances Tuesday allowing short-term rental services such as Airbnb. The ordinances require Sacramento operators of short-term rentals to obtain a permit and pay associated taxes and fees.The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento sets some local house rules for AirbnbSacramento may not be a top resort destination, but that doesn’t mean owners of
Sacramento sets some local house rules for Airbnb
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
Sacramento may not be a top resort destination, but that doesn’t mean owners of spare rooms and occasionally vacant houses haven’t discovered the wonders of Airbnb. From $20-a-night spare beds downtown to four-bedroom ranch houses for $350 a night... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramentans struggle to remember shopping bags following new ban on plasticShoppers in the city of Sacramento, many used to a lifetime of free grocery sac
Sacramentans struggle to remember shopping bags following new ban on plastic
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
Shoppers in the city of Sacramento, many used to a lifetime of free grocery sacks at checkout, have been struggling to remember their own bags since the city’s ban on single-use plastic bags took effect this month. Some curse the ban – or their... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
West Sacramento approves grant application for new craft breweryRevision Brewing Company received a nod of approval from the West Sacramento Ci
West Sacramento approves grant application for new craft brewery
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
Revision Brewing Company received a nod of approval from the West Sacramento City Council last week to set up a craft microbrewery and taproom in town. Council members passed a resolution at their Wednesday meeting to submit a $330,000 grant... Read more

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