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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…

Final Pops in the Parks this weekend

Hagginwood, Ben Ali, Woodlake and Swanston Estate residents can catch some tunes this weekend. Councilmember Steve Cohn will host his final Pops in the Park concert of the season this Saturday, June 23 at 6pm at Henschel Park. The free event features entertainment by Ivan Najera & Friends Visitors can bring blankets and lawn chairs for…

Steve Cohn responds to editorial

A recent editorial in the Sacramento Bee called out the actions of City leaders regarding the Natomas permit scandal. Specifically, the editorial calls out the actions of Mayor Kevin Johnson, Councilmember Steve Cohn, and Councilmember Lauren Hammond. Yesterday, Councilmember Cohn issued a response to the editorial: The Bee’s 10/29/09 editorial got it half right in…

Look’s like Steve Cohn’s got a little competition

So far, Councilmember Steve Cohn has ran uncontested for reelection to his District 3 seat. All that changed last Friday when Shawn Eldredge stepped into the ring and announced he is running against Cohn for the District 3 seat. Eldredge is no stranger to politics; he was one of a slew of candidates who ran…

Fire Union accuses city of unfair bargaining practices

Sacramento Fire has accused the City of unfair bargaining practices including alleged union domination, interference and surface bargaining bargaining, which includes failing to meet and confer in good faith. Said firefighter Chris Harvey: “Sacramento firefighters have worked hard throughout these negotiations to protect public safety, only to be met with intimidation tactics by the city…

Hagginwood SNAP Workshop #2

Tonight is the second workshop for the Hagginwood Strategic Neighborhood Action Plan (SNAP). The Hagginwood SNAP Workshop is held to prioritize goals, prepare a vision for the neighborhood, and gain feedback on timelines and implementation of plan. Below is a map of the Hagginwood SNAP area: The meeting is sponsored by City Councilmember / Vice…