The Sacramento Bee

Imagine taking a streetcar across Sacramento's iconic Tower Bridge for a three mile trip. Backers are en route to securing matching local funding for the project. However, local voters will have the final say in a June 2 Mello-Roos special election.
Apr 16, 2015   The Sacramento Bee
Governor Brown claims not only that the project will cost less than the $100 billion currently estimated by the state, but that he's found a funding source to help pay for it.
Jan 30, 2012   The Sacramento Bee
Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into a law two CEQA reform bills that will expedite the court review process for some job-creating projects. Joel R. Reynolds editorializes on the move's risk to the basic principles of CEQA.
Oct 5, 2011   The Sacramento Bee
Urban redevelopment plans to slow or stall in California, as Governor Jerry Brown slashes the budgets of redevelopment agencies in the state.
Jul 3, 2011   The Sacramento Bee
As California's coastal counties see less growth in 2010 Census figures, the state's inland areas could become bigger players in politics.
Mar 13, 2011   The Sacramento Bee
Amtrak California's Capitol Corridor service will soon be adding WiFi to its list of customer amenities thanks to a $20 billion transportation bond passed by voters four years ago.
Feb 23, 2011   The Sacramento Bee
City planners reassert what many in Sacramento have known for years: that the city needs a remodeled downtown plaza, one that is less like a mall and more like city center.
Feb 22, 2011   The Sacramento Bee
California Governor Jerry Brown has announced plans to reduce the state's budget gaps by possibly eliminating a wide array of projects and agencies, including the state's redevelopment agencies.
Jan 5, 2011   The Sacramento Bee
In California, passage of Proposition 26 has raised the question of whether fees used for public services will be jeopardized at the local level. Some argue most fees will be unaffected, but others could take a hit.
Nov 23, 2010   The Sacramento Bee
CA Air Resources Board announced some of the important elements of the carbon trading scheme they developed for the 500 largest stationary emitters in the state. Of course, if Proposition 23 should pass on Nov. 2, forgetaboutit!
Nov 1, 2010   The Sacramento Bee
A Sacramento State Court gave the Governor permission to redirect money from local redevelopment agency funds to prop up local education.
May 13, 2010   The Sacramento Bee