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Millions Stand Up Worldwide in Solidarity with Palestine
Millions of people worldwide are standing up in solidarity with Palestinians as Israel wages war on Gaza. Marches and rallies have demanded a ceasefire, the end of US military support for Israel, ...
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Sacramento is the capital of California and the seat and largest city of Sacramento County. It is located at the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers in Northern California's Sacramento Valley. Its estimated population as of 2019 makes it the sixth largest city in California. It is the seat of the state’s Legislature and governor, making it the state’s political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks. The city is also the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area.
Spanish explorer Gabriel Moraga named the river in the current city “Rio de los Sacramentos” when he encountered it on his expedition in 1808. A Spanish writer on the expedition wrote, “The air was like champagne, and (the Spaniards) drank deep of it, drank in the beauty around them. ‘¡Es como el sagrado sacramento!’ (It's like the Blessed Sacrament),” referring to the Catholic sacrament of the Eucharist. The name of the river was later shortened to Sacramento and used for the city.
The Sacramento City Council consists of a mayor, elected by all city voters, and eight councilmembers, elected to represent separate districts.
Planning and Design Commission members spend their four-year terms planning goals and policies for directing and managing future growth and development. Meetings are typically held the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m.
City will soon begin another phase of critical infrastructure maintenanceThe City's Department of Utilities will soon begin maintenance work on it's flood control system, which is considered critical infrastructure. This maintenance will be similar to the critical infrastructure work the City has performed in past years and is expected to take several weeks to complete. "We work in phases year-round to help ensure these [...]
The post City will soon begin another phase of critical infrastructure maintenance appeared first on City Express.12/08/2023
City looks to Land Park as a location for future permanent dog parkOver the past year, the City’s Department of Youth, Parks & Community Enrichment (YPCE) has worked to explore solutions and potential renovations that support community use at Sierra 2 Park and parks in surrounding neighborhoods. Staff are now set to request approval from Sacramento City Council to establish a capital improvement project to explore the option [...]
The post City looks to Land Park as a location for future permanent dog park appeared first on City Express.12/07/2023
Data Report: How the City responded to homelessness Nov. 27-Dec. 3Assistant City Manager Mario Lara on Dec. 5 provided his weekly report to the City Council regarding the work of the City’s Incident Management Team responding to homelessness. From Nov. 27-Dec. 3, the City of Sacramento received 767 calls to 311 customer service related to unsheltered individuals. Through the work of the IMT, 599 calls [...]
The post Data Report: How the City responded to homelessness Nov. 27-Dec. 3 appeared first on City Express.12/07/2023
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Current Assemblymember Kevin McCarty says he is running because he wants to give back and serve the community he calls home.
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