April 13, 2017
Elk Grove rezone would make 11.5 acres entirely for retail (4-12-17)
Elk Grove City Council will consider a rezone tonight to make an entire 11.5-acre property in the southwest part of the city a shopping center site. Read more...

Sales underway for condos overlooking Golden 1 Center (4-12-17)
  From quartz countertops to VIP entrances to Golden 1 Center, the agents selling The Residences in downtown Sacramento said they believe they've got what buyers want. Read more...

Placer supes OK delay in university development payment (4-11-17)
Placer County supervisors are allowing the University Development Foundation to delay paying almost $400,000 to cover county staff costs on the planned Warwick University project near Roseville. Read more...

Mixed-use project with office and retail planned in Bridge District (4-11-17)
Work could start within months on a new mixed-use building of office and retail in West Sacramento's Bridge District. Read more...

City officials to address future light rail alignment, station (4-11-17)
The Elk Grove City Council and Planning Commission will meet in a joint session on April 13 to continue their review and provide direction on General Plan update policies. Among the topics will be the future alignment of the city's light rail corridor. Read more...

Millennials in China are Twice as Likely to Own Homes as Young Americans (4-10-17)
There's one group of millennials that seems to have no problems buying homes. Read more...

Local government agency considering $270K salary for manager of not yet existent streetcar project (4-10-17)
A committee of the  Sacramento Area Council of Governments  will vote today on whether to recommend an employment agreement that includes a $270,000 annual salary for a manager of Sacramento's planned downtown streetcar project. Read more...

Paddle boarding in Southside Park? A new look at what downtown needs (4-10-17)
What's the best thing about downtown Sacramento? Its restaurants. The worst? The lack of housing for average workers. Read more...

First open house for Bridge District homes gets strong response (4-10-17)
On the first day of sales for  Fulcrum's  Moderns at Eames Walk project in West Sacramento's Bridge District, the company got a strong indicator of market demand for new homes. Read more...

Aerojet to 'relocate or eliminate' 1,100 positions in Sacramento region (4-10-17)
Aerojet Rocketdyne will move or eliminate 1,100 of the 1,400 positions from its facilities in Rancho Cordova to its Huntsville, Alabama, location by the end of 2019, the company announced Monday. Read more...

Here's what Sacramento gets from the new state transportation bill (4-7-17)
The Sacramento area's bumpiest roads are likely to get a lot smoother in the next few years, thanks to the state transportation funding bill approved by the Legislature Thursday, local officials say. But the "gusher" of new funds, as one activist put it, is unlikely to be enough to make daily commutes less congested. Read more...

Sacramento area has flat streets, cyclists aplenty. Will bike share finally arrive? (4-7-17)
As soon as May, West Sacramento streets could get a little greener. The City Council agreed last week to negotiate with a Bay Area startup to place 200 bicycles in West Sacramento as part of a bike-share program aimed at encouraging more residents to ditch their cars. Read more...
 
Placer County about a year from adopting new Sunset area plan, Placer Ranch entitlements (4-7-17)
Placer County is about a year away from approving a new plan for the Sunset area and entitlements for the shelved Placer Ranch project. Read more...

Arden Arcade residents angry after water agency proposes another massive hike (4-7-17)
Customers in a small Arden Arcade water district, who paid $18 a month for service in 2009, could see their bills grow by 350 percent in 2021 under a proposed rate hike. Read more...

New 1,665-acre project in Rancho Cordova would complement Rio Del Oro (4-6-17)
On the heels of one development proposal with more than 12,000 homes, Rancho Cordova is in the early stages of considering a complementary 1,665-acre project with a significant commercial component. Read more...

$4M in city projects delayed until next fiscal year (4-6-17)
During the recession, the city of Roseville deferred maintenance on a number of its properties for lack of funds.  On Wednesday at the Roseville City Council meeting, the city's Central Services Director Paul Diefenbach acknowledged that old habits sometimes die hard. Read more...

Folsom Plan Area work starts with infrastructure (4-6-17)
Work has gotten underway on a project that will add thousands of new homes and other development to Folsom. Read more...
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