MEL ASSAGAI: Allen Warren’s Unwavering Commitment

On a quiet Sunday afternoon two days before the November Election, Allen Warren was sitting in his campaign headquarters moving his fork through exquisite, fragrant cuisine from the several cultures of his supporters. Spicy southern chicken dishes, Mexican delicacies and the unique dishes of Hmong volunteers made up yet another campaign meal in his headquarters […]

Kings Are For Sale. But Relocation Far From Certain

SACRAMENTO – With rumors flying around that an investor has inquired about purchasing the Sacramento Kings and moving the team out of the city, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said mid-week, that he is putting together a group to also make a bid for the team that’s been in Sacramento for the last 27 years. Swirling […]

Clean Energy Sacramento Reaches Key Milestones

SACRAMENTO – The City of Sacramento and Ygrene Energy Fund, a leading provider of clean energy finance programs for local governments, today announced reaching several key milestones as part of the launch of Clean Energy Sacramento. Most notably, the initiative’s Energy Savings Opportunity Program assessed 15 commercial and multi-family properties which led to $22M in […]

Newly Elected Dist. 2 Councilman, Allen Warren to be Sworn In

SACRAMENTO – Local business leader Allen Wayne Warren will be one of two new Sacramento City Council members sworn in this evening during a special ceremony at the new City Hall. Warren, the winner of the District 2 City Council race, will be joined by Steve Hansen, the winner of the District 4 City Council […]

Sacramento City Police Chief Rick Braziel Announces Retirement

SACRAMENTO – Today Rick Braziel, City of Sacramento Police Chief, announced his retirement effective December 29, 2012. “This is a great loss for our community,” said City Manager John Shirey. “Rick is the most capable Police Chief I have worked with over my long career.” Chief Braziel is known for his innovations in leading the […]

City of Sacramento Hosts Second Annual Veterans Day Parade & Program

SACRAMENTO – Join the City of Sacramento in recognizing current members of our military and vets at the Second Annual Veteran’s Day Parade on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m., on Capitol Mall between 3rd and 9th streets. A brief program will follow at Capitol Mall and 5th streets. Thousands are expected to attend. This […]

Rebuild McKinley! Run and Walk for the Playground

EAST SACRAMENTO – A benefit 5k Run/Walk and Kids’ 1/2 Mile Fun Run to Rebuild McKinley Playground will take place on Saturday, September 8, at 8:15 a.m. Race day registration will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. The Kids’ 1/2 Mile Fun Run will take place at 8:15 a.m. and the 5k Run/Walk […]

New Hires Reflect Mayor’s Pledge to “Hit the Ground Running”

SACRAMENTO – Mayor Kevin Johnson announced plans to hire Cassandra Jennings and Patti Bisharat as Senior Advisors to lead his Administration heading into a second term. “Preparations for my second term begin today,” explained the Mayor. “I want to hit the ground running, and I feel confident that Patti and Cassandra will ensure my second […]

Pannell, Williams Share Vision For District 8

SACRAMENTO – One of the most interesting and challenging City Council races in the June 5 Primary Election, is the two-person contest occurring in City Council District 8. Incumbent candidate Bonnie Pannell is seeking re-election to the District seat. She is being hotly challenged by candidate Betty Williams, recently retired president of the Sacramento Branch […]

City of Sacramento Recognized as a Green Leader for the Region

SACRAMENTO – Winners of the 2012 Green California Leadership Awards acknowledging public sector sustainability, have been announced! The awards will be presented at the Green California Summit on April 26, 2012, during the Leadership Awards Ceremony at the Sacramento Convention Center. The City of Sacramento has earned its place among the winners. The Green California […]