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When soldiers return from war they often suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). For some, it is temporary and they make a full recovery. For others, it may haunt them the rest of their lives – causing isolation and pain - sometimes to the point that they end their life. But a golf program in Sacramento County is helping change - and save - lives.
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​When soldiers return from war they often suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). For some, it is temporary and they make a full recovery. For others, it may haunt them the rest of their lives – causing isolation and pain - sometimes to the point that they end their life.
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​Animal shelters around the country are gearing up for what is known as “kitten season,” when cats begin to give birth to countless kitten litters. Typically beginning in late spring and continuing throughout summer, kitten season stretches the already-thin resources animal shelters and rescues ...
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Sacramento County is proud to recognize and honor the folks that often go unseen – County Municipal Services employees who deliver public works services that make the communities in the County great places to live, work, and play. National Public Works Week, May 15-21, is a chance to spotlight the many County employees who work so hard to make everyday life seamless for county residents. http://www.saccounty.net/news/latest-news/Pages/The-Unseen-Heroes-Behind-Everyday-Services-.aspx
Sacramento County is proud to recognize and honor the folks that often go unseen – County Municipal Services employees who deliver public works services that make the communities in the County great places to live, work, and play. National Public Works Week, May 15-21, is a chance to spotlight ...
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Sacramento County residents wishing to vote in the June 7 primary elections must be registered by May 23. Residents must meet the following criteria to register:
• United States citizen
• Resident of California
• At least 18 years of age (or will be by the date of the next election)
• Are not in prison or on parole for conviction of a felony
• Have not been judged by a court to be mentally incompetent to register and vote

And it’s not just first-time voters who need to register to vote; residents must re-register when they- move, change their name or change political party affiliation. For more info visit: http://bit.ly/1QNJ9qI
“Residents must be registered to vote 15 days prior to an election, so we urge anyone who hasn't done so to take action,” said Jill LaVine, Sacramento County Registrar of Voters. Residents must meet the following criteria to register: • United States citizen. • Resident of California ...
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Sacramento County volunteers Gave More than 400,000 Hours in 2015: http://www.saccounty.net/news/latest-news/Pages/Volunteers-Gave-More-than-400,000-Hours-in-2015.aspx
“Volunteers help us expand our reach and improve our services,” said Board Chair Roberta MacGlashan, District 4 Supervisor. “From clerical services, to dog walkers, to assisting at the Sheriff stations, our volunteers bring heart and passion to the work they do and help improve all of our lives.
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Local officials and media gathered today at Discovery Park to kick-off the 2016 season of River Safety Awareness. ‪#‎SacRivers‬ http://www.saccounty.net/news/latest-news/Pages/Life-Looks-Good-on-Sacramento.aspx
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Friday, May 20, local officials gathered at Discovery Park to promote Sacramento County Regional Parks' Life Looks Good on You and Kids Don't Float public awareness campaigns. The Parks Department launched the campaigns to encourage people of all ages to wear a life ...
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Install a pool cover or spa cover to reduce evaporation. On average, pools and spas lose a quarter inch of water per day (and more on hot or windy days). A cover helps stop that loss. Learn more water-saving tips at http://bewatersmart.info/
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During May, Mental Health Month, the Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Health Services (DBHS) is hosting several exciting opportunities for residents throughout the county to help stop stigma and discrimination against those living with mental illness as part of its “Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think” project. - See more at: http://www.saccounty.net/news/latest-news/Pages/Celebrate-Mental-Health-Month-.aspx#sthash.8lClR6xj.dpuf
During May, Mental Health Month, the Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Health Services (DBHS) is hosting several exciting opportunities for residents throughout the county to help stop stigma and discrimination against those living with mental illness as part of its “Mental Illness: It's ...
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Read about the Sacramento County canines that keep us safe, bust the bad guys and make your experience at Sacramento International Airport relaxing and fun: http://www.saccounty.net/news/latest-news/Pages/County-Canines--Keeping-Us-Safe.aspx
​Auf Ranger, Auf! Auf means “down” in Dutch and is the command that Sacramento County Deputy Rick Kemp uses with his patrol dog Ranger, who was born in the Netherlands and purchased in the United States. Kemp and Ranger, along with the other 11 Sheriff K-9 teams, can be seen around the County ...
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Sacramento County has been named amongst the top 10 “Best Areas to Live, Work, and Play” by Kiplinger, who determined the top ten based on economy, cost of living, and availability of recreational activities.

The County has also won numerous awards including:
Top U.S. Digital County (Rank 4)
Gold Award of Excellence - Solid Waste Association of North America
Aviation Project of the Year Award
Clean Air Award
Green Leadership Award, “Project of the Year” to Sacramento International Airport’s Terminal B

The County encompasses approximately 994 square miles in the middle of the 400-mile long Central Valley, which is California's prime agricultural region. The state Capitol is located within the County. The County is west of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and east of San Francisco Bay. The County has seven incorporated cities: Sacramento (County Seat), Elk Grove, Citrus Heights, Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Galt, and Isleton.

The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors. Each is elected from one of the five supervisorial districts of the County for a four year term. Other elected officials include the Assessor, District Attorney and Sheriff. The County Executive runs the day to day operations of the County. The County's budget is $3.5 billion.

The County is committed to attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining a diverse workforce of high quality professionals. The County of Sacramento is an equal opportunity employer.