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Bob Moffitt

Sacramento Region Reporter

Bob is an award-winning journalist who has been telling stories for as long as he can remember. 

He grew up watching California politics.  His father was a county supervisor.

He gained an affinity for the arts from his mother -a concert pianist and then an accomplished painter.  

Bob has always had a knack for getting to the truth of the matter and has made a name for himself with his coverage of the Sacramento Kings, flood protection, and life in the Sacramento region.  He is also known for his dry humor and ability to find the element in a story that others overlook. 

Bob is an avid sports fan who has written numerous articles for local and regional papers, while also working as a baseball, football, volleyball, basketball, and boxing announcer.

He met his future bride while they were both in Ms. Duncan's sixth grade class.  Twenty years later, they were married.  Bob and Joan have two daughters and a son.

To contact Bob, feel free to email him or call (916) 278-8916.

    Stories by Bob Moffitt

  • Elaine Thompson / AP

    Stations Identified For Proposed Bike Share Plan

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Organizers of a plan to create a Sacramento-region bike sharing system have identified 88 possible stations and three cities to take part in a pilot program.

  • Sacramento Approves New Food Truck Rules

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    It will be easier for mobile food trucks to operate in the city of Sacramento by the end of next month. Tuesday night, the Sacramento City Council voted to lift a 30-minute parking restriction that made it tough for the trucks to do business.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Debate Over Future Of Low-Incoming Housing Site

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    There are two plans to build new housing where a significant portion of Sacramento's low-income housing population already lives.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Council Tacks On $10 Million To City Budget

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    The City of Sacramento's proposed budget for next year was already $395 million. Depending on how much of the new spending is in the Measure U budget, the City could spend $405 million.

  • Sacramento City Council To Consider Budget Proposal, New Housing Units

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    The Sacramento City Council will consider the Finance Department's most recent budget proposal Tuesday. That's not all that's on the council agenda.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Be A Better Parent Even If Yours Weren't So Great

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Thousands have gone through a program to help parents deal with their past and do a better job raising their children. The program is expanding this week.

  • Increase In Travel Expected Over Holiday Weekend

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    AAA says one out of every 10 Californians will be on the road this Memorial Day Weekend.

  • City of Sacramento

    Natomas To City: Staff The Fire Truck We Paid For

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Natomas has one of the 13 ambulances in the city of Sacramento, but one-quarter of the population. On Tuesday, City Councilwoman Angelique Ashby rallied people who live in her district to tell the rest of the council the people deserve better.

  • City Of Sacramento Identifies "Priority" Neighborhoods

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Eighteen different areas of Sacramento have been targeted to receive extra resources from the city. The areas are called "priority neighborhoods" and include Del Paso Heights, Twin Rivers, Oak Park, and Mack Road.

  • Sac City Council Rethinks Measure U Reserve

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    A week after approving a plan to create a reserve for voter-approved Measure U sales-tax funds, the Sacramento City Council has voted to review how much should be saved in case voters do not approve a continuation of the tax in the future.