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Data Report: How the City responded to homelessness Feb. 19-25

The City of Sacramento has released its weekly progress report for the Citys Incident Management Team responding to homelessness. From Feb. 19-25, the City of Sacramento received 745 calls to 311 customer service related to unsheltered individuals. Through the work of the IMT, 883 calls were closed, meaning that either the issue was remedied, compliance [...] The post Data Report: …
02/29/2024

City activates weather-respite center Feb. 29-March 4

With the National Weather Service forecasting a period of cold and wet weather, the City of Sacramento is activating weather-respite operations at its Outreach and Engagement Center (3615 Auburn Blvd.). The OEC will provide weather respite from 2 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 29) to 9 a.m. Monday (March 4). Walk-ups will be accepted, with the OEC [...] The post City activates …
02/28/2024

New general plan puts Sacramento at the forefront for housing-friendly policies

The Sacramento City Council adopted a 2040 general plan that includes policies to encourage housing construction near transit and in existing neighborhoods and reduce dependence on cars. The new general plan takes effect on March 28 and will govern land uses in the city for the next two decades. Key changes include allowing property owners [...] The post New general …
02/28/2024

Sacramento Bee makes massive error in article about City’s homelessness expenditures

The Sacramento Bee on Feb. 24 published an article that erroneously inflated the Citys homelessness expenditures by nearly $50 million. The article centered on a preliminary report released by the Office of the City Auditor that states the City spent $57 million to address the homelessness crisis in fiscal year 2022/23. The Bee mistakenly listed [...] The post Sacramento Bee …
02/26/2024

City of Sacramento seeks public’s input on upcoming budget challenges

The City of Sacramento is developing its budget for fiscal year 2024/25 and is seeking the publics input through upcoming community meetings and an online survey. The City is facing significant financial challenges and will need to close a projected $66 million budget gap for the upcoming fiscal year, said City Finance Director Pete Coletto. [...] The post City of …
02/26/2024

City’s 20-year plan set to make bold moves in housing, equity and sustainability

After extensive outreach, over 60 community engagement opportunities and input from over 4,000 participants on the project, the Citys plan for the next 20 years will be presented to City Council on approval Feb. 27. In 2019, the City of Sacramento launched the Sacramento 2040 project, a comprehensive initiative aimed at updating both the General [...] The post Citys 20-year …
02/23/2024

See how Sacramento youth are getting paid to help the planet

Leilani Koroiveti, 27, spent years working odd jobs without finding a clear direction until she heard about a new job training program administered by the City of Sacramento. Today she has discovered a passion for hands-on work and is learning supervisory skills. Koroiveti is one of more than 100 Sacramento young people aged 16-30 who [...] The post See how …
02/23/2024

Now hiring: City’s Aquatics Division recruiting for seasonal positions

After seeing more than 100,000 drop-in visits to City pools in 2023, the City of Sacramentos Aquatics Division is now hiring for another busy summer season. The Department of Youth, Parks & Community Enrichment (YPCE) is looking to fill positions for lifeguards, senior lifeguards, assistant pool managers, pool managers and cashiers. "Our aquatics team is dedicated to fostering [...] The …
02/23/2024

Data Report: How the City responded to homelessness Feb. 12-18

The City of Sacramento has released its weekly progress report for the Citys Incident Management Team responding to homelessness. From Feb. 12-18, the City of Sacramento received 662 calls to 311 customer service related to unsheltered individuals. Through the work of the IMT, 816 calls were closed, meaning that either the issue was remedied, compliance [...] The post Data Report: …
02/23/2024

Sacramento hospitality industry invited to attend upcoming ‘Safe Night Out’ training

The City of Sacramento Office of Nighttime Economy is partnering with local nonprofit crisis intervention center WEAVE to offer Safe Night Out training for hospitality businesses from 3 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 22. The training will be held at 300 Richards Blvd., room 221. RSVPs are encouraged. Email Madeline Ng at mng@weaveinc.org to RSVP [...] The post Sacramento hospitality …
02/16/2024

North Sacramento School designated as a historic landmark on Sacramento Register

City Council voted unanimously on Feb. 13 to approve the historic North Sacramento School located at 670 Dixieanne Ave. as a landmark on the Sacramento Register of Historic and Cultural Resources. The building had already been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, along with the California Register of Historical Resources in March 2021. [...] The post North Sacramento …
02/16/2024

Landscape watering rules change March 1. Here is what you need to know

As warmer temperatures approach, City Utilities staff are reminding people that residents and businesses can water their landscapes up to two days per week starting in March. The change is part of the Citys year-round watering schedule, which helps people use less water based on the time of year. Lawns need more water as they [...] The post Landscape watering …
02/16/2024

City activates weather-respite center Feb. 16-21

With the National Weather Service forecasting an extended period of wet weather, the City of Sacramento is activating weather-respite operations at its Outreach and Engagement Center (3615 Auburn Blvd.). The OEC will provide weather respite from 5 p.m. Friday (Feb. 16) to noon Wednesday (Feb. 21) Walk-ups will be accepted, with the OEC able to [...] The post City activates …
02/15/2024

What should the future Truxel Bridge look like? Here’s how to provide input

The City of Sacramento launched a feasibility study in July 2023 for the Truxel Bridge, a planned new bridge with multiple transportation modes across the lower American River connecting Truxel Road and Sequoia Pacific Boulevard. The City is now seeking feedback with an online community questionnaire. Community members are invited to share their thoughts on [...] The post What should …
02/15/2024

Sac PD hosts youth internet safety webinar on Feb. 21

The Sacramento Police Department in partnership Central California Intelligence Center, is hosting a youth internet safety webinar for community members and parents from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The free webinar, open to all members of the public, will provide parental awareness around internet safety topics, including sextortion and human trafficking. During [...] The post Sac PD …
02/15/2024

Grants available to support local film production in city of Sacramento

The City of Sacramentos Film + Media office now is accepting applications for its film grant, which works to sustain and foster growth in film and television production in the city of Sacramento. The film grant program, now in its fourth year, is funded by Measure U funds. We are dedicated to nurturing local talent and supporting [...] The post …
02/15/2024

City clarifies public-notification process on Measure C

Sacramento City Clerk Mindy Cuppy and City Attorney Susana Alcala Wood Wednesday sent a letter to The Sacramento Bee detailing the steps the City took to make sure the public had an opportunity to review and file arguments on Measure C, the business operations tax modernization going before voters in March. The ballot measure proposes [...] The post City clarifies …
02/14/2024

Data Report: How the City responded to homelessness Feb. 5-11

The City of Sacramento has released its weekly progress report for the Citys Incident Management Team responding to homelessness. From Feb. 5-11, the City of Sacramento received 520 calls to 311 customer service related to unsheltered individuals. Through the work of the IMT, 729 calls were closed, meaning that either the issue was remedied, compliance [...] The post Data Report: …
02/14/2024

City extends weather-respite center operations to Feb. 13

Due to cold temperatures, the City is extending weather-respite operations at its Outreach and Engagement Center (3615 Auburn Blvd.). The OEC now will provide weather respite through 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13. Walk-ups will be accepted, with the OEC able to accommodate up to 50 guests as part of its weather-respite activation. The center has storage [...] The post City …
02/12/2024

Front Street Shelter flooded with lost dogs from storm, offers free adoptions to make critical space

Sundays wind-and-rain storm had many damaging effects, including leading to an increase in lost dog intake at the Front Street Animal Shelter. Nearly double the typical number of dogs came into the shelter the day after the storm. It is common for us to see an increase in stray animals after storm events, said Ryan [...] The post Front Street …
02/08/2024

Major movie continues filming in downtown Sacramento starting Feb. 10

A major motion picture will be filming in downtown Sacramento Feb. 10 through 13. Filming activities on these days include action scenes such as simulated gunfire, car chases, crashes and helicopter work. While the simulated elements may resemble real-life situations, the City and Sacramento Film + Media office wants the public to know that they [...] The post Major movie …
02/08/2024

City crews continue work to address tree service requests

City of Sacramento crews are continuing to respond to downed trees across the city after Sunday nights wind-and-rain storm. Staff are addressing approximately 500 requests for service regarding downed branches and trees in parks, on roads and homes. People may still see streets with partial blockages as crews continue their work, said Gabby Miller, media [...] The post City crews …
02/08/2024

Data Report: How the City responded to homelessness Jan. 29-Feb. 4

The City of Sacramento has released its weekly progress report for the Citys Incident Management Team responding to homelessness. From Jan. 29-Feb. 4, the City of Sacramento received 680 calls to 311 customer service related to unsheltered individuals. Through the work of the IMT, 876 calls were closed, meaning that either the issue was remedied, [...] The post Data Report: …
02/08/2024

City extends weather-respite center operations to Feb. 12

Due to cold temperatures, the City is extending weather-respite operations at its Outreach and Engagement Center (3615 Auburn Blvd.). The OEC now will provide weather respite through 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12. Walk-ups will be accepted, with the OEC able to accommodate up to 50 guests as part of its weather-respite activation. The center has storage [...] The post City …
02/07/2024

Apply to this startup competition for a chance to be awarded $10,000

The Sacramento Kings are now accepting applications for their ninth annual Capitalize: Technology contest, the NBAs first crowdsourced startup competition that offers local entrepreneurs a chance to gain publicity, receive mentorship and secure funding for their business. Capitalize, in partnership with the City of Sacramentos Office of Innovation and Economic Development and Dialpad, extends an [...] The post Apply to …
02/07/2024

Community invited to Black Heritage Festival at Florin Square Plaza on Feb. 10

The Sacramento community is invited to celebrate Black History Month at the upcoming Black Heritage Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 10 at Florin Square Plaza (2251 Florin Drive). As part of the Florin Road Community Beautification Project, this free, family-friendly event will feature music from local bands, art exhibits, vendor and resource [...] The post Community invited …
02/07/2024

City seeks public input on plan to revitalize Marysville-Del Paso Boulevard area

The City is asking the public for input on various strategies to revitalize the area around Marysville-Del Paso Boulevard in a newly drafted plan. Public review of the Draft MarysvilleDel Paso Boulevard Action Plan, is available online, and feedback is encouraged on the plan until Feb. 25. To provide input, the public is asked to [...] The post City seeks …
02/07/2024

How City water employees recently helped to save a coworker’s life

City employees receive many different kinds of training, but one type — how to perform CPR — recently helped to save the life of a coworker. Several employees at a City drinking water treatment plant on Dec. 4, 2023, were planning their day when one of them collapsed. Brett Martin, a City Department of Utilities [...] The post How City …
02/06/2024

City crews work nonstop to respond to Sunday night’s storm

City of Sacramento crews have been working nonstop to respond to hundreds of calls for service following Sunday nights wind-and-rain storm. The storm, which brought an inch and a half of rain and winds of more than 60 miles per hour, caused widespread power outages and downed branches and trees that blocked streets. As of [...] The post City crews …
02/05/2024

City extends weather-respite operations to Feb. 8

Due to the continuing wet weather, the City is once again extending weather-respite operations at its Outreach and Engagement Center (3615 Auburn Blvd.). The OEC now will provide weather respite through 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8. Walk-ups will be accepted, with the OEC able to accommodate up to 50 guests as part of its weather-respite activation. [...] The post City …
02/03/2024

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