- Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is announcing a plan to build a $50 million sports complex on a 102-acre site in south Sacramento. In his annual State of the City address Wednesday, he said his focus is to elevate the youth agenda, provide more housing for homeless and build back the local economy from the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to read more.
- A bill that aims to allow kids to consent to their own vaccines is being heard on the Assembly floor Thursday. Lawmakers passed an amendment to the bill moving the consent age up from 12 to 15 years old. Senate Bill 866 was introduced into the Senate by Senators Dr. Richard Pan and Scott Wiener. Click here to read more.
- Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester is unveiling her plan to combat the rising trend of gun violence. It’s a plan designed to rely on data analysis to focus on enforcement operations and to use community groups to work on the root causes of crime and to lead intervention efforts. Click here to read more.
- State regulators are fining PG&E $12 million for how they shut off power. The California Public Utilities Commission says the shutoffs since 2020 were poorly executed. Click here to read more.