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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 20 - Crews are out in force over the next few days, working hard to clear all storm-related issues. Fortunately, winds are forecast to lessen over the next few hours. Thank you to our residents for staying patient! Read Post

Jan 19 - Strong winds, between 30 to 50 MPH, are expected again late this evening, and may cause more downed trees and power outages. The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a wind advisory, which is in effect from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, January 20. Read Post

Jan 19 - Our hardworking 911 dispatchers are getting inundated with 911 calls regarding power outages. Please do not call 911, contact SMUD at 1-888-456-7683 or via, UNLESS there is life and death emergency such as downed lines or a fire. See Sacramento Police Department's full message below... Read Post

Jan 19 - Heavy winds from last night's storm have taken down many limbs and/or trees themselves. As of Thursday morning, the City is currently processing as many calls as possible. With the possible continuing weather, we're asking residents to please be patient as work orders are cleared and issues taken care of. The City’s first priority is to get eyes on the call to further assess storm-related issues and provide the best solution. All limbs/trees down will be addressed by priority, cleaning up those that affect public safety and right-of-way first. Read Post