February 23, 2017

Mace Ranch developers might put project before voters in '18 (2-22-17)
Developers for the proposed Mace Ranch Innovation Center in Davis are testing the waters to see about bringing the project to voters next year. Read more...

Affordable housing project in Rancho Cordova changes gears to find funding (2-22-17)
Challenges in finding financing have prompted an affordable housing developer to switch gears for a project in Rancho Cordova. Read more...

Fewer homes, more open space in revised West Jackson Highway plan (2-21-17)
A master plan project in southeast Sacramento County is getting scaled back as it moves through county planning. Read more...

Sacramento mayor lands private dollars toward housing plan for homeless people (2-21-17)
Bolstering his attempt to use federal affordable housing vouchers to shelter Sacramento's homeless, Mayor Darrell Steinberg announced a partnership with Sutter Health at Tuesday night's Sacramento City Council meeting that could provide $20 million in funding to strengthen his proposal - and possibly double that if the city lands federal dollars. Read more...

Elk Grove casino is far from a done deal, legal experts say (2-21-17)
The proposed Indian casino in Elk Grove still has several legal hurdles to clear, despite assurances from the Wilton Rancheria tribe that the $400 million project can move forward smoothly. Read more...

What's the next step to help Sacramento youths? (2-20-17)
It's an easy call to use some leftover cash to boost youth programs, as the Sacramento City Council will have the chance to do Tuesday. Read more...

Afghan refugees given a leg up in finding Sacramento area jobs (2-19-17)
The Sacramento region's building industry is experiencing a  severe labor shortage.Meanwhile, Ahmad Mherjo and other Afghan refugees are struggling to find work here, after risking their lives to help U.S. forces in their homeland.  Read more...

CSD announces new parks & rec admin (2-17-17)
A former deputy general manager for the Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) is returning to Elk Grove. Read more...

Fulcrum starting 55 apartments in West Sac's Bridge District (2-17-17)
Another phase of Fulcrum's Bridge District development should start in the next few months, adding more housing in West Sacramento. Read more...

Dixon Ranch developers ponder next move after El Dorado County denial (2-17-17)
Developers of a proposed residential project in El Dorado Hills are mulling their next steps after El Dorado County supervisors rejected their proposal earlier this week. Read more... 
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