Ask Capt. Oliveira: Police Policy on Panhandling?

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "With the better weather, I'm seeing more and more panhandlers standing at the entrances of shopping centers in Natomas, many with small children. I was wondering what … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: OK to Lock Electrical Box?

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "Is it illegal to put a padlock on your electrical box (circuit breaker box)? I've heard both yes and no." —B.G. Dear Reader, Since this isn’t something the … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: Uncontrolled 4-Way Stops

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "We have a four-way intersection in our area, Harwood and Irongate ways. Should this intersection be treated as a four-way uncontrolled intersection?" —Raul L. Dear … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: Racing on Residential Streets

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "Multiple nights a week there are cars doing donuts and racing down my residential street. By the time I’m up out of bed they’re gone. Is there anything that can be … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: Is Shooting Pigeons Legal?

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "Is it legal to shoot pigeons with pellet guns in a residential neighborhood?" Dear Reader, It is illegal to discharge firearms and air guns within the City … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: Public Street Parking Limits

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "Is there a code that prohibits vehicles parked on a public street for more than a period of time?" -Sanjeet Singh Dear Reader, As a matter of fact, there is. The … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: Which Way Should Peds Walk?

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "Can you please clarify the traffic flow on the bike path? Walkers normally go against traffic on the dirt side (or as close as you can to the edge). This way cyclists … [Read more...]