A tangle of wires – some old, some relatively new – in the garage at the state Capitol in Sacramento on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Building a new Capitol annex is proposed in budget talks that will pick up momentum next month. State records show that maintaining the 65-year-old annex has cost millions of dollars annually. Officials, though, are reluctant to go into detail about the building’s problems, citing security concerns, or venture an idea about what a replacement annex might look like.
A tangle of wires – some old, some relatively new – in the garage at the state Capitol in Sacramento on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Building a new Capitol annex is proposed in budget talks that will pick up momentum next month. State records show that maintaining the 65-year-old annex has cost millions of dollars annually. Officials, though, are reluctant to go into detail about the building’s problems, citing security concerns, or venture an idea about what a replacement annex might look like. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
A tangle of wires – some old, some relatively new – in the garage at the state Capitol in Sacramento on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Building a new Capitol annex is proposed in budget talks that will pick up momentum next month. State records show that maintaining the 65-year-old annex has cost millions of dollars annually. Officials, though, are reluctant to go into detail about the building’s problems, citing security concerns, or venture an idea about what a replacement annex might look like. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
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California Capitol’s aging annex eyed for upgrade or tear-down

April 17, 2016 11:00 AM