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Environment

California Approves Sacramento-Area Electric Car Share Program

July 27, 2017 | Randol White

California has approved Volkswagen's plan to invest $44 million in an electric car sharing program for Sacramento.

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Business

Business Journal: 19J Project, Marshall Medical Center, Club Pilates, Burning Barrel Brewing

July 7, 2017 | Steve Milne

Italian Importing Company, the eatery that closed to make way for an 11-story project called 19J, may be coming back. 19J's developer says he wants to lure the owner out of retirement. The Sacramento Business Journal Sonya Sorich has the story.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Addressing Concerns For Regional Transit's Safety, Comfort And Costs

July 6, 2017 | Chris Remington

A shooting at a Sacramento Light Rail station last week of a Sheriff’s deputy raised concerns about safety on the light rail train. RT chief Henry Li discusses what’s being done to keep the trains secure and comfortable during the hot summer months.

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Business

Over-Parenting Reported By One Out Of Four Companies

July 5, 2017 | Steve Milne

Some human resource managers in the Sacramento area are complaining about an unwelcome new trend: over-parenting in the workplace. A poll released today finds 25 percent of companies recently heard from an employee's parent.

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State Government

Bill Would Curb Cooperation Between Law Enforcement, Feds On Marijuana Cases

June 29, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Recreational pot businesses will soon be legal in California. A bill in the state Legislature would limit cooperation between state and local law enforcement and the federal agencies when it comes to marijuana activity that's legal under state law.

Environment

Golden 1 Center In National Environmental Spotlight

June 29, 2017 | Amy Quinton

The Golden 1 Center is one of the greenest arenas in the country. This week, the Sacramento Kings have a chance to showcase the environmental features to sports executives from around the nation.

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State Government

Local Governments Voice Concerns Over Rollout Of 5G Wireless Networks

June 22, 2017 | Daniel Potter

Wireless carriers eager to roll out faster 5G technology want the California Legislature to streamline the local approvals process. But local governments argue the proposal would take away their powers of oversight and negotiation.

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Business

No Heat Safety Rules Yet For Indoor Workplaces

June 21, 2017 | Sally Schilling

California requires employers in several outdoor industries to take extra precautions on hot days to protect their workers. But the state has yet to establish heat safety rules for indoor workplaces.

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Business

Biz Journal: Airport Hotel, Kellogg, Double Nickel Smokehouse, Moksa Brewing

June 16, 2017

The Sacramento Business Journal's digital editor Sonya Sorich talks about proposals for an airport hotel, Kellogg cutting back in Roseville, a short-lived smokehouse closing next week and a new brewery arriving soon in Rocklin.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Trump Gets A Boost From Business Allies In Golden State

June 16, 2017 | Cody Drabble

Oakland-based reporter Gabriel Thompson talks about Capital and Main's three-part series describing President Trump's allies in California.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento's Alleys Up Next For Restaurant, Café Spaces

June 13, 2017

Sacramento’s grid is seeing a revitalization and it’s not just in the city’s downtown core.

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Business

Applicants Flock To Davis' First Marijuana Job Fair

June 12, 2017 | Sally Schilling

As California's marijuana regulations are being hashed out at the state and local levels, the industry in Yolo County is gearing up for growth.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg Launches Plan To Hire Youth, Grow Businesses

June 7, 2017 | Chris Remington

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg presents his "Thousand Strong" initiative that aims to provide youth with hands-on experience and money while cultivating a diverse workplace for area businesses. He will also address homelessness and housing.

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