Opinion: Why We Should Save Farmland and Habitat in Natomas

BY HEATHER FARGO and SUSAN HERRE FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz In response to the Sacramento Bee article “Washington sending millions to fight Natomas Basin flooding” by David Lightman and … [Read more...]

Plan to Improve Levee Visibility Could Impact Several Properties Along Garden Highway

STAFF REPORT THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A virtual meeting will be held Wednesday about state requirements which could impact vegetation on several properties along Garden Highway. At … [Read more...]

Matsui Touts Bipartisan Legislation which Includes Funds for Natomas Levee Project

STAFF REPORT THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Congresswoman Doris Matsui touted recently passed bipartisan legislation, which will help fund local levee projects, during a press conference held … [Read more...]

President Budgets Funds for Natomas Levees

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui announced another victory for the Natomas Levee Improvement Project, which is slated to receive funding in the President Obamas’s … [Read more...]

Natomas: Are You Prepared for Emergencies?

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Preparing for disasters will be the focus of two town halls scheduled in Natomas this week. The town halls are meant to help area residents get information about … [Read more...]

7-year Building Moratorium Ends in Natomas

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The seven-year, de facto building moratorium in Natomas ends today. A city ordinance passed in March and new flood-zone status approved by FEMA - which went into … [Read more...]

Natomas Flood Info Event Set for Tonight

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz City officials will host an open house tonight to update the Natomas community on next steps as the building moratorium draws near. The event is open to the … [Read more...]

Federal Funds for Natomas Levees in the Pipe

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz President Obama and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have earmarked $5 million for the Natomas Levee Improvement Project. The funds are meant to complete the Army … [Read more...]

Natomas Schools Practice Earthquake, Flood Scenarios with Statewide Great ShakeOut Drill

PHOTOS BY MARC LAVER THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Unified School District campuses today participated in safety drills - including a flood evacuation scenario - as part of the annual … [Read more...]

State of Natomas 2014: Future Looks Bright

BY SUKHMAN REKHI, NP3 INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz “The future of Natomas is bright,” said Danielle Marshall, president of the Natomas Chamber of Commerce at the 10th Annual State of … [Read more...]