Enjoy a small sampling of the scores of highlights that occurred in 2014, as captured by the City of Sacramento’s Media & Communications office, publishers of City Express. Best wishes in 2015!
A small group of staff and journalists tour a blighted building near 700 K Street.
A citizen observes low water levels on the American River near Watt Ave.
Council Member Steve Hansen and City Manager John Shirey speak at the Hart Center Re-Opening Celebration
Cyclists viewing Folsom Lake at historic low levels during a major drought in California.
The City installs new ‘smart’ parking meters with plans to roll out more throughout the downtown.
Lush clouds frame historic City Hall and downtown Sacramento.
Spectators applaud at the 2014 State of the City, presented by Mayor Kevin Johnson.
A pleasent warm day on the American River bicycle trail.
A fully completed set of passenger platforms at the flourishing Sacramento Railyards.
HWY50 is being prepped for the massive ‘Fix 50’ project that repairs dilapidated portions of the again freeway.
City staff tour portions of the infrastructure at the Cosumnes River Bridge Extension Project.
Economic Development staff tour a CalFit gym on K Street.
AMGEN Tour of California once again rolls through Sacramento.
Council and staff gather to announce the end of Fire Company rolling brown outs.
Media & Communications staff pose for a ‘NASA Selfie’ as part of a project to compile self-portraits from around the world.
Russ Fehr, City Treasurer and Desmond Parrington shake hands after a momentus Council meeting that approves the development of the Entertainment & Sports Center project. Assistant City Manager, John Dangberg in background.
A ‘honey moon’ one of the largest and brightest harvest moons shines over Sacramento.
Fishermen enjoy a warm Sacramento River.
Mayor Kevin Johnson rallies for support from the State during a historic drought.
An emotional Council Member Bonnie Pannell as she steps down from her position.
A water inspector assists a citizen with drought friendly landscaping.
‘Gold is the new green’ as Sacramento encourages increased water savings from its citizens.
A new illegal dumping campaign aimed at stopping blight is launched amidst press.
The 2014 Summer at City Hall students.
Mayor Kevin Johnson stands amidst a media scrum on the first day of the downtown plaza mall is being partially demolished.
Utilities engineers and staff tour new water treatment plant infrastructure.
Parks & Recreation irrigation crews check and maintain sprinklers throughout the City.
What looks like a war scene is actually the site of demolition of the downtown plaza mall to make way for a new Entertainment & Sports Center project.
Construction equipment are used to create safe spawning grounds for salmonoid on the American River.
Fran Halbakken, Railyards Manager gives a short tour to conference participants.
Sacramento Republic FC soccer team celebrate their championship.
The Entertainment & Sports Center officially breaks ground on a sunny day in Sacramento.
Newly elected Council Member Rick Jennings, II is sworn into office.
Council Member Angelique Ashby, Mayor Pro Tem, is sworn into office.
Council Member Jay Schenirer, Vice Mayor, is sworn into office.
Newly elected Council Member Jeff Harris is sworn into office.
Newly elected Council Member Larry Carr is sworn into office.
Leaf pickup crew work hard as Sacramento is hit with minor storm.
Trade officials from Chongqing, China meet with State Officials through a partnership with the City of Sacramento.