Sacramento City Council
Charles Mason of the Ubuntu Green nonprofit organization is on a mission to spring up more of backyard urban farms.
If approved by the Sacramento city Council at Tuesday’s meeting, many north Natomas homeowners will be getting cash back—$200 for corner lots, $100 for the others.
The unanimous vote to approve New York artist Jeff Koons’ piece drew a full crowd at the meeting. Supporters of local artists were furious so much was being spent on one piece by someone outside the area.
As part of the city’s agreement with the Kings, the old arena cannot be used for another sports or entertainment venue. Project manager Desmond Parrington says either way, Sleep Train Arena will either have to be rezoned or torn down.
The Sacramento City Council approved a contract giving most firefighters a 12 percent raise over the next two years, with firefighters paying more toward retirement and health care costs.
City auditor Jorge Oseguera called the department’s tracking system into question after a discrepancy where the department’s inventory of morphine was off by 100 vials after someone entered a wrong number.
Part of a newly passed ordinance that recently went into effect requires drivers to know a certain level of English. The city says the requirement came from passenger complaints.
There won’t be dirt on the streets, or bad guys and shootouts, but an event called Americana in Old Sacramento is planned for early September.
Some say A Therapeutic Alternative doesn’t belong in the neighborhood right across from a daycare with a middle school around the corner and just steps away from McKinley Park.
The Sacramento City Council is scheduled to take its final vote on a $477 million downtown arena for the Kings NBA franchise.
Construction on the arena is supposed to create thousands of jobs, with more than half of those new jobs expected to go to people living in Sacramento.
The Sacramento City Council is floating another smoking ban, this one expanding current bar and restaurant restriction to patios.