City Manager John Shirey gestures at the vast space at the Sacramento Valley Station during a groundbreaking ceremony for a modernization project of the train depot on Sept. 26, 2014. Shirey’s contract as city manager ends Nov. 18.
City Manager John Shirey gestures at the vast space at the Sacramento Valley Station during a groundbreaking ceremony for a modernization project of the train depot on Sept. 26, 2014. Shirey’s contract as city manager ends Nov. 18. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
City Manager John Shirey gestures at the vast space at the Sacramento Valley Station during a groundbreaking ceremony for a modernization project of the train depot on Sept. 26, 2014. Shirey’s contract as city manager ends Nov. 18. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
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Sacramento’s ‘strong city manager’ heads for the door

November 06, 2016 01:13 PM

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