Opinion: Let Your Voice Be Heard

BY YATING CAMPBELL FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Maps are fun when you are looking to see where you want to go on vacation. Maps can be less fun when you look at data and attempt to … [Read more...]

Opinion: Representing All of Natomas at City Hall

BY CHRIS PAROS FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Do you care about the future of your neighborhood? Do you care about the future of Natomas? If so, you will want to pay attention to … [Read more...]

Opinion: It’s that Time of the Decade

BY PHIL PLUCKEBAUM FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz In 2011 I fought hard to get appointed to the Sacramento Citizens Redistricting Advisory Committee to advocate for better LGBTQ+ and … [Read more...]

Opinion: It’s Time for By-Trustee-Area Elections

BY TERI BURNS FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz When I was first elected to the Natomas School Board in 1985 there were fewer than 1,000 students and only two schools — American Lakes … [Read more...]

Opinion: Trustee Area Elections Promise a Brighter Future for Natomas

SUBMITTED BY NATOMAS BLACK PARENTS UNITED FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz At the Jan. 20, 2021 board meeting, the Natomas Unified board of trustees (also known as “the NUSD board”) approved a … [Read more...]

Opinion: Advocate for Your Neighborhood

BY JULIE RHOTEN FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz As a long-time social worker and the current executive director at Stanford Settlement Neighborhood Center, I urge EVERYONE to participate … [Read more...]

Opinion: Help the Redistricting Commission

BY ANNETTE EMERY FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Redistricting is here again! I know, you are probably thinking, “who cares.” Well, some of us remember the last redistricting of our … [Read more...]

Opinion: What Redistricting Means to Me

BY AMIE TOKUHAMA CHAPMAN FOR THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A decade ago, I was working as a substitute teacher for the Natomas Unified School District, raising my four children, then ages … [Read more...]

Redistricting 2021: Why Natomas Matters

STAFF REPORT THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz In August, 2020 census data will be used to redraw the boundaries for legislative districts both locally and across the country. The U.S. Census … [Read more...]

New Principal Hired for Regency Park Elementary

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A new principal has been hired for Regency Park Elementary School in Natomas. The Twin Rivers Unified school board last week approved hiring Timothy R. Hammons, … [Read more...]

Cohn Gets To Know South Natomas

BY BRANDY TUZON BOYDTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzCouncilman Steve Cohn this week continues to familiarize himself with issues important to Natomas-area residents he now represents as a result of … [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...]