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...]

Dozens of Volunteers Cleanup Northgate Corridor

STAFF REPORT THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz More than 30 volunteers participated in a Gardenland-Northgate community cleanup Saturday in Natomas. Cleanup organizer Roberto Ramirez estimated … [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...]

You Asked, We Got the Answer

STAFF REPORT THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Updated July 28, 2021 “Any info on what's happening at Northgate and Patio? The south part is all fenced in for a while now with a few piles of dirt and … [Read more...]

Natomas Dog Parks Host Doodle Playdates

STAFF REPORT THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz The heat couldn't keep a growing group of Natomas doodle owners from meeting up last week at a local park. More than 20 doodles and other dog breeds … [Read more...]

Hot Spot Nights Return for Natomas Teens

STAFF REPORT THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Events for area teens funded by Measure U resume this week in Natomas. Hot Spot nights are free, interactive events meant for young people ages 13 … [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...]

Algae in Natomas Basins Prompt Warning

STAFF REPORT THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Signs popped up today adjacent to several Natomas-area flood control basins warning the public about harmful algae which could be in the water. City … [Read more...]