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Sacramento City Council Passes Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance

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Tuesday night the Sacramento City Council voted to allow cultivation permits for medical clinics to grow indoors within the city limits. That vote has paved the way for the city to be able to tax and license commercial marijuana growing, which could bring in millions of dollars to the city’s coffers each year. 292 more words

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Sacramento City Council Abruptly Adjourns Meeting During Homeless Discussion

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento City Council abruptly adjourned on Tuesday after complaints that the crowd was too boisterous.

Homeless advocates in the crowd were in the middle of offering comment when Vice Mayor Rick Jennings warned the crowd a second time about applauding following speakers. 168 more words

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Sacramento City Manager John Shirey Leaving Position In November

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento City Manager John Shirey will not seek a contract extension beyond this year.

Members of the city council and Mayor Kevin Johnson joined Shirey as he announced Tuesday that he will leave the position after serving out the remainder of his contract. 136 more words

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Retired Sacramento City Councilman Wants To Return To City Hall

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) Former Sacramento City Councilman and Sacramento Sheriff Robbie Waters wants to get back into politics.

Waters is seeking appointment to the Sacramento City Planning and Design Commission, a board that has voted on several controversial issues in the past year including the proposed gas station in Curtis Park, and the Capitol Towers project. 82 more words

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First Chickens, Now Goats? Group Wants To Expand Sacramento's Backyard Animal Rules

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Four years after Sacramento approved an ordinance allowing backyard chickens, residents want the same thing for miniature goats.

The group behind the plan has laid out their proposal in front of the Sacramento City Council and says the goats are in line with the city’s sustainability initiatives. 318 more words

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2 Arrested As Sacramento City Council Approves Minimum Wage Increase To $12.50 By 2020

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Police arrested two protesters during a vote to increase the city’s minimum wage.

The Sacramento City Council voted 6-3 on Tuesday to increase the city’s minimum wage to $12.50 by 2020 after a last-minute compromise. 30 more words

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Sacramento City Council Considers Revision to Mixed-Income Housing Ordinance

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The Sacramento City Council will consider adopting a revision of the city’s housing ordinance that requires builders to pay a fee into a multi-income housing fund. 407 more words

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