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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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