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Please check out the Economic Development's new tools that allows the public to research demographic information.  Additionally, you can compare Sacramento with any other city in the U.S.  Labor force information, education and income levels, and job sector data can be retrieved here

Take a look at the Redevelopment Agency Successor Agency's (RASA) Long Range Property Master Plan.  


In a bold statement intended to underscore its commitment to innovation, the City of Sacramento recently awarded nearly $1 million organizations that will incubate, accelerate and mentor startup companies willing to invest and grow in Sacramento.  In approving the RAILS grants, Sacramento’s leadership took a step that has no known precedent around the country, and has made it clear that it intends to sustain and grow a cluster of companies that train technology workers, design technologies and build the products that will propel us into the future.  Read about the award winners here:


Jan 13 - "As city manager, [Howard] Chan is overseeing a plan to speed up permitting... In addition, Chan wants to promote the city’s innovation fund, as a method of growing Sacramento’s tech sector. To meet other business needs, Chan said he is looking for ways to partner City Hall more closely with local chambers of commerce." Read Post

Jan 13 - This week, City Council approved funding of more than two dozen park improvement projects with Measure U funds. The City will allocate more than $2.1 million in park infrastructure upgrades, facility improvements, and space activation. Voters overwhelmingly passed Measure U in November of 2012 as a temporary ½-cent sales tax proposed to restore and protect City services. Read Post

Jan 12 - "The Sacramento region is experiencing a profound shift in its competitive position, thanks in large part to an influx of entrepreneurs, businesses, creative professionals, and a highly-educated, STEM-driven talent base." Read Post

Jan 12 - In an effort to better inform its citizens, the City is advising those looking for information on sandbag locations online to be aware that outdated information may cause inconvenience. For some customers, older information is popping up through online search results, via old social media posts and/or news outlets from as far back as 2012. Please be sure to check the date and time posted for any information you see to be sure it is current. [ 87 more words ] Read Post