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Auditor Questions Sacramento Fire Department Narcotics Tracking System

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.

08/08/2014

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Sacramento Taxi Drivers Say English Test Requirement Is Setting Them Up For Failure

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.

08/08/2014

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Gold Rush Days Changed To Americana In Old Sacramento For Labor Day Weekend

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.

08/07/2014

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Medical-Marijuana Dispensary May Be Forced To Shut Down Despite Support From School Staff

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.

07/23/2014

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Sacramento City Council Taking Final Vote Tonight On Downtown Arena

The Sacramento City Council is scheduled to take its final vote on a $477 million downtown arena for the Kings NBA franchise.

05/20/2014

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Does Sacramento Have Enough Qualified Workers For Downtown Arena Project?

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.

05/19/2014

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Sacramento City Council Floating Restaurant Patio Smoking Ban

The Sacramento City Council is floating another smoking ban, this one expanding current bar and restaurant restriction to patios.

02/17/2014

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Sacramento Black Chamber Of Commerce Gets Big Rent Break From City

Instead of paying the full market value of $1,800 a month, the rent due under a new lease agreement is just over $900.

01/14/2014

Water Restriction

Sacramento Passes 20 Percent Water Reductions, Fines Up To $1,000

The Sacramento City Council passed far-reaching water restrictions forcing residents and businesses to cut usage by 20 percent.

01/14/2014

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Sacramento Spending $5M To Turn Blighted School Into Arts Center

A nearby performing arts center is worried the center will take away some of his dozens of tenants including artists and theater companies.

12/18/2013

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New Sacramento Kings Arena Details Emerge From Planning Commission

The new slides show the arena sitting on a plaza that is 17 feet above street level with glass windows at ground level.

12/12/2013

Sacramento Kings owners Joe Maloof, left, and Gavin Maloof, right, celebrate with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson during a game against the Utah Jazz on February 28, 2012 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, California.  (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sleep Train Arena Events Seeing 5-percent Surcharge To Cover Sacramento Kings’ Debt

All events at the venue, including basketball games, have a 5 percent surcharge included by the new owners of the Sacramento Kings.

09/21/2013

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