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City begins July with a Spare the Water Alert

Sacramento Utilities Department reminds customers to limit water use during hottest summer days.

The City of Sacramento Department of Utilities announces a Spare the Water Alert through July 3, 2015.  333 more words


Fireworks season is upon us!

The City, Police Department and Fire Department want everyone to have a happy and safe 4th of July celebration. With extremely dry conditions during our severe drought, be even more mindful when lighting fireworks. 290 more words

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Meet Jorge Azevedo, Sacramento Drought Champion

One look at his front and back yard and you can tell, Jorge Azevedo has pride in saving water. A landlord of five properties, most of which have been converted to river-friendly landscaping, Azevedo walks us around, showing off his micro-sprays, drip sprinklers, and layers upon layers of mulch. 252 more words


Philharmonic Orchestra & Opera holds "Conduct Us" event

With the 2015-16 Season of the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra & Opera announced, a “Conduct Us” event was held on the west steps of the Capital to promote the variety of events available through May of 2016. 92 more words


City Council extends City Manager’s contract

John Shirey worked with Mayor and Council to bring financial stability to City; Shirey committed to making Sacramento “best managed City in the state”

At City Council this evening, the Mayor and City Council voted to extend the contract of John F. 251 more words

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Fiscal year 2015/16 Budget approved

Funds will fix parks, add 15 police officers, replace two fire stations, add staff to planning and building; Budget reflects Mayor, Council and City Manager priorities… 514 more words


Freeport Boulevard will open for bicyclists and pedestrians during road closure through September 15

Beginning Monday June 8, the project will allow access via flaggers during work hours, trench will be fenced off evenings and weekends to allow passage… 363 more words

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