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19
Jun

Sacramento Scores $15 Million Grant to Fix Downtown Train Station

By Tony Bizjak    tbizjak@sacbee.com Published: Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2012 - 9:56 am Read the complete story here After several years of trying, Sacramento today secured a critical $15 million federal grant to help it rehabilitate its historic but dilapidated downtown Sacramento Valley Station, Sacramento Congresswoman Doris Matsui announced. The work, likely to start next summer, will allow the city to make rail service at the 5th and I ...

22
May

Sacramento Zoo Presents: King of Feasts – Wine & Food Luau

Saturday June 23  6pm - 9pm Quench your thirst and thrill your taste buds at King of Feasts at the Zoo. Escape to a tropical paradise where you will be surrounded by exotic animals as you enjoy the fine cuisine Sacramento area restaurants, wineries and breweries have to offer. While you enjoy your feast and stroll through the Zoo you can also listen to the sounds of Hawaii provided by Na Aikane Ukulele Club and ...

17
May

CEQA Streamlining for Infill Projects (SB 226)

See the full document here The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research is pleased to solicit your input on a revised draft of proposed additions to the Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA Guidelines”).  This proposal reflects the direction in SB 226 (Simitian, 2011) to prepare additions to the CEQA Guidelines setting forth a streamlined review process for infill projects.  This proposal also contains ...

28
Mar

EPA Issues Rules for New Coal Plants

EPA Issues Rules for New Coal Plants  Sacramento Business Journal Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 7:27am PDT The Environmental Protection Agency is rolling out new limits on heat-trapping pollution from new power plants, which the agency says will check the amount of carbon pollution the plants release into the atmosphere, according to the Associated Press. Industry leaders have protested against the new rules, which they say could ...

22
Mar

Environmental Review of Transit Projects Would Be Streamlined Under FTA Proposal

Environmental Review of Transit Projects Would Be Streamlined Under FTA Proposal from Daily Environment Report View the entire story here:  http://www.bna.com/environmental-review-transit-n12884908393/ By Amy Phillips The Federal Transit Administration is proposing to streamline environmental reviews for transit projects by expanding the categories of projects for which no significant environmental analysis is required. FTA said in ...

10
Mar

2012 Nationwide Permits Final Rule is Posted to Corps Website

View the complete article here The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has posted the  revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 on its website. The Corps is reissuing 48 permits and adding two new ones.  The permits replace the ...

14
Dec

SEMINAR: Title Examination & Title Insurance January 25, 2012, Sacramento, CA

Seminar:  Title Examination & Title Insurance January 25, 2012  -  9 am - 4:30 pm Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cal Expo 2224 Auburn Blvd. Scramento, CA 95821 Venue Phone:  (916) 923-1100 For more information: http://www.lorman.com/seminars/seminar_agenda.php?pid=222648&tid=&sid=

28
Nov

SEMINAR: CEQA: Critical Issues Update December 01, 2011 Sacramento, CA

SEMINAR:  CEQA: Critical Issues Update       December 01, 2011  -  8:30 am - 4:30 pm Crowne Plaza Sacramento  5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95841 Venue Phone:  (916) 338-5800 For more information:  http://www.lorman.com/seminars/seminar_agenda.php?pid=221691&tid=&sid=.

05
Oct

“Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership” – Governor Brown Endorses AB 900 CEQA Reform

“Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership” – Governor Brown Endorses AB 900 CEQA Reform By Andrea A. Matarazzo In late September 2011, a bill seeking to improve the state’s economy by streamlining the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) reached the desk of Governor Brown, who signed it into law.  As is the perennial hope in a weak economy, the law ...

12
Sep

West Sacramento Creates Team to Focus on Economic Development

West Sacramento Creates Team to Focus on Economic Development   Sacramento Business Journal Date: Monday, September 12, 2011, 6:56am PDT - Last Modified: Monday, September 12, 2011, 7:42am PDT West Sacramento has formed a team of business, economic development and financial leaders to look at economic development and revitalization. Mayor Chris Cabaldon said the team can help the city to “stay on the leading edge of prosperity,” especially because the ...

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