Transportation

Sacramento streetcar rolling fast, but financing questions unanswered

Saying the moment to strike is now, officials on both sides of the Sacramento River are pushing hard for $75 million from the federal government to help build a 3.3-mile trolley system that would roll past some of the urban core’s most notable landmarks. That lobbying effort is underway even though advocates have yet to solidify millions of dollars in local matching funds and are uncertain about some of the project’s costs.

Crime - Sacto 911

Sacramento police cameras have got your number

Since September, Sacramento police have installed cameras at major intersections around the city, offering officers real-time data on suspect cars that has led to a handful of arrests. They’re called Police Observation Devices, or PODs, and local police are trumpeting them as a key part of the “next-generation” technology they say is making Sacramento safer.

City Beat

Dispute over play park is no fairy tale

Humpty Dumpty sits on a wall above the entrance to Fairytale Town, that beloved children’s play land in Land Park. But if Humpty’s friends aren’t careful, we might one day be asking whether someone pushed him from his stoop.

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Dispute over play park is no fairy tale

Humpty Dumpty sits on a wall above the entrance to Fairytale Town, that beloved children’s play land in Land Park. But if Humpty’s friends aren’t careful, we might one day be asking whether someone pushed him from his stoop.

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