Marijuana cultivation ordinance approved after much debate

Last night, the Sacramento City Council voted 5-3 approving an ordinance allowing the licensed cultivation of marijuana within the city limits. The ordinance allows pot growers to apply for conditional use licenses to legally operate within the city limits, and potential licensees would need to include a “neighborhood responsibility plan” to gauge¬†how their business would…

Hot Spot program returns to North Sac in January

The District 2 Hot Spot recreation program, sponsored by Councilmember Allen Warren, returns on Friday, January 10, 2014 to its new location at Martin Luther King, Jr. Technology Academy. Paid for by Measure U, the free program operates on Friday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. with basketball, volleyball, and snacks. Martin Luther King…

Celebrate Natomas this Saturday

Celebrate Natomas takes this upcoming Saturday, September 8 at the South Natomas Community Park from 12pm to 4pm. The event was started in 2002 when Councilmember Ray Tretheway wanted to showcase everything the Natomas community had to offer. It has since grown to a celebration of over 10,000 people, 300 booths, and 40 performances. Celebrate…