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NAACP Calls SN&R's Portrayal of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Racist


A Sacramento newspaper is at the center of a racism controversy after releasing an issue last week with Mayor Kevin Johnson on the cover. 313 more words

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Sacramento Parents Ready To Rally Against Proposed After-School Program Closures

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Several after-school programs run by Sacramento’s parks and recreation department are on the verge of closing.

Parents CBS13 spoke to said they were blindsided by the news and are starting a petition asking the Sacramento City Council to vote against the closures. 208 more words


Low Turnout Expected For Tuesday's Special Sacramento City Council Election

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s a political waiting game at Sacramento City Hall a day before an election that will change the face of the Sacramento City Council. 127 more words


Developers Flock To Natomas As Building Permits Are Accepted For First Time Since 2008

NATOMAS (CBS13) — A building boom could soon be headed to Natomas after Sacramento city leaders voted to end the area’s nearly eight-year moratorium.

The city started accepting building permit applications on Wednesday, and builders lined up early to get one. 214 more words


Urban Farming Advocates Take Cause To Sacramento City Council

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento City Council could decide how to keep families safe by regulating fast-growing urban farms in local neighborhoods.

Organizers tell CBS13 that not only do they want to grow fruits and vegetables, but also profit. 243 more words


Natomas Residents May Get Share Of $1.7 Million Tree Refund

NATOMAS (CBS13) — Some people living in a Natomas neighborhood may be getting an unexpected check in the mail, as the city of Sacramento has money it no longer needs. 169 more words


Controversial $8M Jeff Koons Sculpture Unanimously Approved By Sacramento City Council

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A controversial $8 million sculpture for a new Sacramento Kings arena was approved by the Sacramento City Council on Tuesday.

The unanimous vote to approve New York artist Jeff Koons’ piece drew a full crowd at the meeting. 45 more words