Opinion: Let’s Make Our Kids’ Education a Priority

BY ELIZABETH BRUSHWYLER SPECIAL TO THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Publisher's note: The following was originally posted on Facebook by the author. Saturday morning thoughts... I wish we … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Measure A is a Power Grab

Measure A would be a fundamental change to our city government that would give the mayor more power, but would weaken the voice of our neighborhoods and our councilmembers. This means that citizens … [Read more...]

Opinion: Sacramento’s Strong Mayor Initiative

On Nov. 3, Sacramento voters will be asked to weigh in on Measure A — more commonly referred to as the "strong mayor" initiative. If voters approve Measure A on Election Day, the city's charter will … [Read more...]

Opinion: Natomas School Board’s Decision Crucial to Working Families

BY ELENA QUINTERO SPECIAL TO THE NATOMAS BUZZ The Natomas Unified School District will hold a special school board meeting this afternoon to consider whether to support a contract which would … [Read more...]

Opinion: Cut These Trees Down in Natomas?

BY DAVID BRADY SPECIAL TO THE NATOMAS BUZZ Would you like to see these trees cut down? That is exactly what a developer has been collaborating with the city to do on West El Camino Ave. The … [Read more...]

Opinion: Do Not Reduce Developer Fees for City Parks

BY ROSEMARIE BENITEZ RUGGIERI SPECIAL TO THE NATOMAS BUZZ On Sept. 5 the Parks Commission, including me voted unanimously to reject the Sacramento city staff's recommendation to decrease the … [Read more...]

Opinion: Don’t Leave A Hole In Natomas’ Future With Arena Deal

BY RON DWYER-VOSS SPECIAL TO THE NATOMAS BUZZ Open letter to Councilmembers Cohn and Ashby, I am writing to ask what you are doing to make sure the proposed arena deal does not leave a major … [Read more...]

Opinion: End Tobacco Sales Near Natomas Schools

BY RON DWYER-VOSSSPECIAL TO THE NATOMAS BUZZThe State of California spends nearly $9 BILLION a year on tobacco-related medical costs (1) and 90% of smokers who generate these costs, began smoking in … [Read more...]

Commentary: Renovate Power Balance?

BY BILL BRADLEYSpecial ToTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzIt was like something out of a really bad movie. Only you can't make this stuff up.In one day, Sacramento's production of a new arena at the … [Read more...]

Opinion: Plan Cuts River Oaks Off From South And North Natomas

BY JOHN M. SHIELSTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzWhile the controversy over Oak Park has drawn most of the attention, the redistricting map under consideration will cut off the River Oaks community … [Read more...]