Supporters of an increase in Sacramento’s minimum wage were on hand for a hearing at Sacramento City Hall on Oct. 13. The City Council passed a wage increase on Oct. 27.
Supporters of an increase in Sacramento’s minimum wage were on hand for a hearing at Sacramento City Hall on Oct. 13. The City Council passed a wage increase on Oct. 27. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Supporters of an increase in Sacramento’s minimum wage were on hand for a hearing at Sacramento City Hall on Oct. 13. The City Council passed a wage increase on Oct. 27. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
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Plans begin for 2016 ballot measure seeking larger Sacramento wage hike

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  • 'If you want to push us out, help us.' Homeless man says he has no good options but the streets.

    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.

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