Black Child Mortality Reduction Community Incubator Leads Announced

SACRAMENTO – The work to save the lives of African American children in the Sacramento region continues to gather steam, with the selection of the final community-based group that will join the effort. The Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths (RAACD) this week, announced the final of seven Community Incubator Leads (CILs) […]

Sacramento County Plastic Bag Ban Takes Affect

Sacramento – Sacramento County will become the 149th jurisdiction in the state to implement a plastic bag ban on July 1. This is the same day that was supposed to be the start date of the statewide plastic bag ban, a ban that has been delayed by out-of-state plastic bag manufacturers, and will now be […]

Sacramento County Bans Outdoor Marijuana Crops

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento County supervisors have unanimously voted to ban outdoor marijuana crops after hearing from law enforcement officials who said the region has seen an explosion of grow sites. The Sacramento Bee reports Sheriff Scott Jones told supervisors Tuesday that marijuana plants have increased throughout the county because of a lack of clarity in […]

Signups Now Open For The “Kops-N-Kids” Summer Camp

SACRAMENTO – Every summer for the past 26 years, local law enforcement and Sacramento youth team up for the Kops-N-Kids summer camp program. Kops-N-Kids is a non-profit organization that hosts a weeklong summer sports camp for children ages 9-13 in the Sacramento area. The focus of the camp is to educate children about gang resistance, […]