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Officer Next Door

Sacramento Police Officer hands an item to two kids on bikes

In order to take decisive action on public safety and community relations, Mayor Kevin Johnson is implementing a new Officer Next Door program. The vision of the program is for Sacramento to become the safest big city in California and a model of community policing practices.

A key component of the Officer Next Door initiative is the development of the new Sacramento Community Police Commission (SCPC). For more information about the SCPC and to apply, please visit the City's Boards & Commissions website or contact Francine Tournour, 


Some algae may be toxic. Public advised to stay away from rivers, lakes, ponds and any bodies of water that have scum layers, large mats or other visible blooms of blue-green algae.

Leaf Season collection will begin the week of October 19, 2015

City launches PermitTracker, a new tool to track status of building permit applications

New grant program to award $500,000 in grants for arts organizations that bring arts to diverse audiences.

The City of Sacramento ranks again in the Center for Digital Technology's Best of Web awards!

City partners with Sacramento County and the Sacramento SPCA to produce Finding Rover -- a facial recognition mobile app to identify lost pets. 

City sells $299 million in short-term bonds to fund City’s contribution to Golden 1 Center arena

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Downtown Housing Initiative

Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Downtown Housing Initiative will support the City’s unprecedented growth through the development of 10,000 places to live in Downtown Sacramento over the next 10 years. The purpose of the initiative is to create a better regulatory environment to streamline processes and encourage downtown development.

For more information, please visit or download the Downtown Housing Initiative plan, approved by the Sacramento City Council on August 25, 2015.

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Mayor's Message

Sacramento Riverfront

Since I took office in 2008 my vision has been to make Sacramento “a city that works for everyone.” 

We have so much to be proud of, like our unique and diverse neighborhoods, our thousands of beautiful trees, the country’s oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River and our beloved Sacramento Kings. Continue reading the Mayor's Message.