The city of Sacramento has signed a financial incentive package with Centene, a Fortune 500 company that manages Medicaid programs for states. If finalized, Centene plans to open a West Coast headquarters in North Natomas.
The Sacramento City Council passed a pair of ordinances aimed at preventing aggressive panhandling near ATMs and at gas stations, as well as giving police the ability to remove unruly people from city parks.
The biggest effort to combat homelessness in Sacramento started as a fight between city and county leaders. It could end in bureaucratic heads rolling for delaying the effort, and homeless people getting help like never before.
Kevin de León and Antonio Villaraigosa are not only confronting Trump-era bigotry in their campaigns for the highest offices in California. They are challenging a political hierarchy off-limits to Latino candidates
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg has offered to mediate as the Sacramento City Unified School District teachers threaten to strike on Wednesday. The labor union representing teachers says it is preparing to strike for the first time since 1989.
The man who has Sacramento within an eyelash of gaining a Major League Soccer berth was born poor and became a self-made millionaire. Kevin Nagle isn’t well known, but his rags to riches story is driving him to score a big win for the region
Sacramento Kings chairman and owner Vivek Ranadive said he “100 percent” supports his players if they choose to protest during the national anthem. The Kings open their second season at Golden 1 Center on Wednesday.
A Woodland high school teacher was yanked from her classroom and sent home. NFL players have lost jobs and income. Private citizens have been attacked. Even Rush Limbaugh is worried that civil liberty is being threatened by President Trump’s campaign to force NFL players to stand for the National Anthem.
Hai Okenfuss was born with a form of dwarfism, but don’t call him the “m-word.” It has been hurled at little people for generations. But Hai, a champion youth athlete adopted from a Hanoi orphanage, rises above its ugly history.
Only 34, Ali Youssefi has been remaking midtown and downtown Sacramento by creating dynamic and badly needed affordable housing in a state capital. On June 3, he got married. On July 5, he found out he had stomach cancer.
Xavier Cabano, 28, and four friends were camped out on 14th Street on Tuesday, eating snacks and guarding a large cart the group uses to store their clothes. He said his group has gotten more grief from police since residents began asking city officials to clear them out.
Ryan LillisThe Sacramento Bee
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