City Beat

May 12, 2014

City Beat: Cesar Chavez Plaza has its ups and downs

Claire Waggoner and Shuka Rastegarpour don’t look like bums. And yet there they were this week, hanging out in downtown’s Cesar Chavez Plaza. They claimed to be taking a lunch break from their jobs at the Cal EPA building across the street, but that didn’t seem right.

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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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