Downtown Business News

October | Policy Corner

by Jordyn Anderson

Getting Around Downtown - Parking Is Just the Beginning Downtown Sacramento Partnership has been busy this summer and into the fall working with the City of Sacramento and the Golden 1 Center team to … READ MORE

New Overtime Rule to Affect Millions

by Jordyn Anderson

Under a new rule signed by the White House last month, millions of workers will now become eligible for overtime pay beginning December 1, 2016.   The final rule will: Raise the salary threshold indicating eligibility from … READ MORE

June | Policy Corner

by Jordyn Anderson

Governor Brown signs bill creating ADA grace period for businesses On May 10, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 269 into law, giving businesses a new pathway to avoid ADA compliance lawsuits. The law gives companies 15 … READ MORE

Managing downtown parking

by Emilie Cameron

To efficiently manage the city’s on-street parking supply and provide flexibility for downtown visitors, SacPark will provide drivers the option to extend their parking time according to a 3-tiered premium rate structure. READ MORE

State policy update

by Emilie Cameron

California raises the minimum wage California's minimum wage debate ramped up quickly last month.  As municipalities across the state were taking a closer look at raising the wage locally, legislators struck a deal with the governor … READ MORE

Changes are Coming to Downtown Metered Parking 

by Emilie Cameron

As opening day of the Golden 1 Center inches closer, and the City of Sacramento continues to evolve into an 18-hour city, the Central City will have to improve the flow of traffic to accommodate its growth. To ease traffic congestion and make the parking experience easier, the City of Sacramento is in the process of evaluating its on-street parking services. READ MORE

Plastic Bags Banned in Downtown Sac

by Emilie Cameron

Downtown Sac is saying goodbye to single-use plastic bags! Earlier in 2015, City Council established the Reusable Bag Ordinance. Under the new law, single-use plastic bags are no longer available throughout Sacramento as of January 1, … READ MORE

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