The Bee’s editorial cartoonist gazes into the future to see what the new year holds for California’s capital.
Gov. Jerry Brown appoints “talented and gifted” 4-year-old to California Supreme Court. “I am confident that this nomination will assure my court will continue serving well into the 22nd century.”
Following the “pets in restaurants” bill, Sutter and Norm the Cat open their own eateries. “Farm to Bowl” movement starts in Sacramento.
University of California President Janet Napolitano suggests tuition increase to cover new state-of-the-art “Institute of University Associate Communication Chancellor Studies.”
Kings need to hire coach experienced with inside Sacramento ball, bring in Darrell Steinberg. Team goes to playoffs, blows 27-point lead, loses to Oakland Raiders.
Prison realignment sends three new state senators to Sacramento.
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León lays off entire Senate staff, the Public Utilities Commission, Gavin Newsom, Sutter and new Sacramento Kings coach Darrell Steinberg.
West Sacramento gets new trolley, high-speed rail, Delta tunnel and a new UC West Sac campus when Mayor Christopher Cabaldon agrees to buy Board of Equalization building.