Chris Shannon

Chris Shannon Chris Shannon writes the blog North Sac Beat.

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Youth Job Fair at City Hall on March 22

Mar 7, 2014
Youth Job Fair at City Hall on March 22

The Neighborhood Services Division of the City of Sacramento's Parks and Recreation Department will host a Youth Job Fair on Saturday, March 22 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at City Hall Plaza Area (915 I Street).The Job Fair, aimed at individuals ages 16 to 2...

ESC Contracting and Employment Opportunity Meeting this Thursday

Mar 4, 2014
ESC Contracting and Employment Opportunity Meeting this Thursday

A meeting for contracting and employee opportunities for the Entertainment & Sports Center project takes place this Thursday, March 6 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Robertson Community Center (3525 Norwood Avenue).The meeting will be hosted by Counc...

Kaiser Permanente offering eye screenings for free cataract surgeries

Feb 25, 2014

Kaiser Permanente physicians and staff in Sacramento will offer screenings for area residents who may be eligible for free cataract surgeries to be performed this spring.

The screenings, by appointment only, will be on Saturday, April 12, at the Kaiser Permanente Point West Medical Offices at 1650 Response Road,...

Shots fired at Naughty Gras event at Cal Expo

Feb 23, 2014

Shots were fired at last night's 5th Annual Naughty Gras event present by 102.5FM Radio at Cal Expo.At approximately 9:59 p.m., four shots were fired from a 9mm pistol near the entrance of Parking Lot A/B off of Exposition Boulevard.  Two event at...

Councilmember Warren hosting special meeting on Sacramento’s downtown arena project Feb. 24

Feb 19, 2014
Councilmember Warren hosting special meeting on Sacramento’s downtown arena project Feb. 24

Sacramento City Councilmember Allen Warren will hold a Special District 2 Community Meeting on Monday, February 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Robertson Community Center (3525 Norwood Avenue) to provide an update on the Entertainment and Sp...

Councilmember Warren hosting Office Hours tomorrow

Feb 12, 2014
Councilmember Warren hosting Office Hours tomorrow


Councilmember Allen Warren will hold his Monthly Community Office Hours tomorrow from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Grant High School.

Monthly Community Office Hours are a time for residents to voice their concerns, ask questions, or just let say what’s new in your neighborhood.

In attendance this month...

Arrests made in Marconi Avenue homicide

Feb 4, 2014

Yesterday, February 3, 2014, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives arrested two people responsible for the murder of a 34 year old man in the 4700 block of Marconi Avenue on the evening of January 18, 2014.

Christopher Bernal, 33, and Jacob Reed Fisher, 20, were arrested and charged with ...

Arrest made in homicide on Ethan Way

Jan 23, 2014
Arrest made in homicide on Ethan Way

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The Sacramento Sheriff's Department made an arrest this morning related to yesterday's homicide in an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Ethan Way.

Montrell Woods, 19 (pictured above), was booked into the Sacramento Main Jail for Murder early this morning, January 23, 2014. 

At approximately 3:00pm...

Enotria abruptly closes

Jan 15, 2014
Enotria abruptly closes


Enotria Restaurant and Wine Bar closed by surprise today.

Photo from: Enotria Restaurant and Wine Bar

David Hardie (Owner) and Pajo Bruich (Executive Chef) left the following statement on Enotria's Facebook page:





The restaurant's abrupt closure comes as a surprise given it...

Sacramento City Council mandates water use reductions

Jan 15, 2014
Sacramento City Council mandates water use reductions


Sacramento City Councilmembers voted last night to requite water customers to reduce their water use by 20 percent.

Photo from: City of Sacramento, Public Information

The reductions are expected to be achieved through increased enforcement of the City's conservation ordinance, reduced watering days in the spring and...