Federal Appeals Case Impacts Illegal Camping Ordinance

​A federal court decision has ruled that illegal camping ordinances are unconstitutional and that local governments cannot cite or arrest anyone sleeping on public property. On Sept. 4, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on the case Robert Martin v. City of Boise, stating that enforcing anti-camping ordinances when adequate shelter beds are unavailable is [...]

By |2018-09-18T18:34:14+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Government|0 Comments

Dry Creek Wildfire Training Scheduled for September 6th

Rio Linda, CA – Metro Fire, in conjunction with the Sacramento County Regional Parks Department, Sacramento Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, and the SMAQMD, will be conducting wildland fire training at Dry Creek area in Rio Linda on September 6TH, 2018. Taking place is NWCG (National Wildfire Coordinating Group) S-219, Firing Operations. The primary goal of the upcoming [...]

By |2018-09-04T19:22:22+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Police & Fire|0 Comments

An Obvious Solution to a Complex Problem

By Sacramento County Supervisor Sue Frost Sue Frost Every year, our Sacramento County Sheriff's are receiving more and more dispatch calls for people experiencing a mental health crisis.  Unfortunately, far too many of these people don't get the help they need and wind up downtown in the Sacramento County Main Jail for a few days because [...]

By |2018-08-24T14:02:42+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Sue Frost|Comments Off on An Obvious Solution to a Complex Problem

Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK Festival returns to Discovery Park

In 2015 the Monster Energy Aftershock festival came to Gibson Ranch here in Elverta. These days the show calls Discovery Park home, but Aftershock is a HUGE event in the north county which draws concert-goers from all over the country. Last year’s event spent over $1 Million directly with local businesses, and had an overall $10 [...]

By |2018-08-24T11:22:33+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Happenings|Comments Off on Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK Festival returns to Discovery Park

Unity in the Community

If you haven't had a chance to attend one of the Sacramento Sheriff Department Unity in the Community events this year, here is your last chance! Join us on September 9, 2018 at Foothill Community Park (5510 Diablo Drive Sacramento, CA 95842) from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Come out and meet members of our department and enjoy a free [...]

By |2018-08-23T16:22:50+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Happenings|Comments Off on Unity in the Community

Back-to-School Traffic and Safety Tips

With the new school year starting (Twin Rivers gets started on Monday, August 20th), children will be crossing streets, walking and bicycling to get to and from school each day. School buses stop frequently, which can mean children darting out into traffic without warning. Drivers need to be extra cautious in school zones as children walking [...]

By |2018-08-16T10:18:01+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Back-to-School Traffic and Safety Tips