La Shelle Dozier is with the City. She says anyone who has received job training and is receiving housing assistance will soon be listed on a city-run website for prospective employers to see.
"Any of the federal funding that we actually contract with -and we do quite a bit of that in terms of construction for different jobs and housing programs that we have," Dozier says, "we really are going to require those employers to look to this web site first and to really draw upon our local resources and employers before they start going outside."
The creation of the new program, called First Source Sacramento was announced today at a job Fair in Del Paso Heights where the unemployment rate is above 25 percent.
"I think it's a great idea and hopefully further on in the future, we can get more of these projects and assignments going," Young said.
The website for employers is expected to be ready March 10.
At a UC Davis food lab home cooks learn "Do-It-Yourself" preservation skills using the bounty of local tomatoes.
The city of Stockton will be included in a national study that will examine the relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve.
Rotating fire station closures known as "brownouts" in the City of Sacramento have come to an end.
Sacramento has conserved a lot of water, but it's hundreds-of-millions of gallons short of the 20 percent ordered by the Sacramento City Council. We spent a couple of days with Sacramento water cops to see what they're doing to help people conserve.
If you're a backyard gardener and live in Elk Grove, there's a new way to make sure all your extra oranges, zucchini and summer squash doesn't go to waste.
CapRadio provides a trusted source of news because of you. As a nonprofit organization, donations from people like you sustain the journalism that allows us to discover stories that are important to our audience. If you believe in what we do and support our mission, please donate today.