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Tell Us a Story
California Local gives a voice to community volunteers—and the business leaders who make their work possible.

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Welcome to California Local (Beta)
Thank you for finding California Local. This is what we’re doing, and why we’re doing it.

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How Community Journalism Works Online
In which we explore how we do community journalism at California Local.

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I’ve Got a Hunch
And I know you have one as well. Let’s compare notes.

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The Genius of Democracy

In which we ponder human self organization.

Upcoming Civic Events

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Sacramento County Planning Commission Meeting
Monday October 25 2021   5:30 PM

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Folsom City Council Meeting
Tuesday October 26 2021   6:30 PM

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EGUSD Board of Education
Tuesday October 26 2021   6:00 PM

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Sacramento City Council Meeting
Tuesday October 26 2021   2:00 PM

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Sacramento City Council Meeting
Tuesday October 26 2021   5:00 PM

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City Council
Tuesday October 26 2021   6:30 PM

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Sacramento County Regional Sanitation Meeting
Wednesday October 27 2021   9:30 AM

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Citrus Heights Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday October 27 2021   7:00 PM

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City Council Meeting
Wednesday October 27 2021   6:00 PM

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Citrus Heights City Council Meeting
Thursday October 28 2021   7:00 PM

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Traffic Safety Committee Meeting
Thursday October 28 2021   4:00 PM

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Commission on Aging Meeting
Thursday October 28 2021   10:00 AM

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Planning and Design Commission Meeting
Thursday October 28 2021   5:30 PM