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Nightly Buzz, Aug. 8, 2019: Kids live in cars + Straight Pride rally + convention center renaming

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100 kids live in cars in Sacramento

The number of people living in their cars in Sacramento County has quadrupled in the last four years. Researchers estimate people were sleeping in at least 340 vehicles throughout the county.

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Straight Pride organizers go on defense at City Council meeting

People packed Wednesday’s City Council meeting in Modesto to argue against a “straight pride” rally planned on Aug. 24.

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SAFE Credit Union buys naming rights to new venues

SAFE Credit Union signed a $23 million partnership with the city that will put the SAFE name on the downtown convention center and performing arts theater.

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More Sacramento residents can afford to buy a median-priced home

After a six-year trend of decreasing affordability, thousands more Sacramento residents can now afford a home. New data shows 44 percent of local households in Sacramento can afford a median-priced Sacramento home.

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