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02/27/2024
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Sacramento County’s most recent Point-in-Time Count took place in January, and preliminary data continues to point to a major crisis. In response, city and county officials have pioneered a system with nonprofit groups that centralizes information and streamlines access to resources.

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02/26/2024
“An apology is just cotton candy rhetoric,” said the Rev. Amos C. Brown, a member of the San Francisco reparations advisory committee. “What we need is concrete actions.”

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02/26/2024
George Sim Park in Lemon Hill is a special place for state Assembly member Kevin McCarty. The 52-year-old got his start in politics in 2004 representing the South Sacramento neighborhood on the City Council.

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02/26/2024
Conservative activists who worked on the failed recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2021 have launched another attempt, arguing that conditions in California only worsened in the two-and-a-half years since then as Newsom’s attention shifted to national politics.

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02/22/2024
The state’s environmental tool skews which communities are designated as disadvantaged, researchers say. Some immigrant neighborhoods could be left out, while other groups are overrepresented.

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02/22/2024
The California Environmental Quality Act has often been used, or misused, to block housing construction and other projects. A new state appellate court decision could reduce that practice.

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02/20/2024
The Legislative Analyst’s Office projects the 2024-25 shortfall at $73 billion, putting more pressure on legislators and the governor to find savings.

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02/20/2024
During the Citrus Heights City Council’s meeting earlier this month, a proposal was brought forward to get public input on potentially changing the city’s traditional Thursday nights for council meetings.

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02/20/2024
One of the city’s newest mapping tools for tracking beautification and cleanup efforts around Citrus Heights is available for the public to view on the city's website.

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02/19/2024
With the dust settled after the Feb. 19 bill introduction deadline, the California Legislature’s count for new bills this year is 2,124.

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02/19/2024
Although African Americans comprise 6.5% of California’s population, Black candidates are contesting for 11.5% of California’s congressional seats, 23.8% of state Assembly seats and 30% of state Senate seats.

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02/18/2024
Even though Elk Grove's Oak Rose affordable housing conflict will soon be resolved, another one could be brewing in the Old Town-Historic Downtown neighborhood over an affordable senior citizen housing project.

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02/17/2024
The Citrus Heights City Council is seeking feedback from residents as it moves forward with consideration of allowing and taxing cannabis dispensaries within the city.

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02/15/2024
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As officials pondered buying the Folsom Valley Railway, the Folsom City Council was pleased that several private parties have offered to purchase and take over the train.

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02/15/2024
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Previously, only Folsom’s police, Environmental and Water Resources, Community Development, Parks & Recreation and Public Works departments took credit card payments. The Folsom City Council agreed to include all city departments, saving roughly a half-million dollars a year.

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02/15/2024
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Palladio, one of Folsom’s premier shopping and dining destinations, announced that since the pandemic, occupancy has increased by over 10%.

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02/15/2024
Candidates vying to take the seat of outgoing Supervisor Sue Frost on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors faced off at a recent forum, sharing with voters their differing perspectives.

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02/15/2024
Coalitions on opposite sides put out competing studies on the little-known Private Attorneys General Act, which allows employees to file class-action lawsuits over some labor law violations.

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02/15/2024
For the first time in decades, California is tightening its rules on workplace exposure to lead, a poisonous metal that can wreak havoc throughout the body.
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