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Sacramento public housing residents just got free Zipcars

Residents at three public housing areas now have a mini-fleet of free Zipcars to make their way around Sacramento. On Friday, Sacramento launched a pilot program that put eight shared electric Kia Souls at public housing sites. Up to 300 residents can apply for on-demand access to the vehicles, with no charge for maintenance, insurance […]

Melissa Melendez wants an investigation of SB 1 side deals

Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, has called for California’s attorney general to investigate whether deals with lawmakers, including two from the Inland Empire, to secure votes for a transportation funding bill violated the state constitution and laws against “prid pro quo” deals. Melendez sent the letter to Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Tuesday, April 18. […]

Governor Brown accused of taking bribes as gas tax goes up

Strong claims against Governor Jerry Brown Wednesday over the new statewide gas tax that will cause prices go up 12 cents at the pump, with the money collected going to repairing roads. Some politicians in Sacramento are now accusing the Governor of taking bribes to pass it. Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez wrote a letter to the state’s Attorney General, stating her concerns. “Well the […]