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...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: How to Deal with Pet Owners

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "There are irresponsible dog owners everywhere. Even if you put up all kinds of signs (which ruins the curb appeal), owners will still let their dogs poop on your lawn … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: Update on Natomas Collision

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "Last October, there was a terrible car accident at Natomas and Club Center Drive in the early evening. There has been no update for a while, and I wonder if the woman … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: Why Not Stop the Sideshows?

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "Why does Sac PD seemingly do nothing about the side shows and drag races in North Natomas? Every night (less so in the winter, but literally Every. Single. Night. All … [Read more...]

Ask Capt. Oliveira: About Those Police Reports

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz "We get robbed...called the cops and we're told to go online to fill out a report. Our car gets broken into...called the cops and we're told to go online to fill out a … [Read more...]