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Sacramento Press is an online news platform that covers stories, events, and topics that are relevant to the residents of Sacramento.

Founded in 2008, Sacramento Press was established on the idea that the community has a voice and can work alongside professional journalists to help tell the story. In October 2013, SacPress was sold to a new owner. We are working to redefine ourselves in a way that builds on the belief that the community is still the scaffold of what we do while focusing on reporting news in a way that is engaging, professional, relatable, and hyperlocal.

Our vision is ever-evolving but we are building on these core values:

Tell relevant stories and stimulate interest in the city’s happenings. More than 2 million people reside in the Sacramento Metro Area. We aim to reach our residents with stories that highlight the people, events, businesses, and notable happenings that make this town what it is. We want to go behind the scenes of Sacramento to uncover the vibrancy of voices, interests, and activities in the city.

Support local businesses. From coffee shops to restaurants, museums to theaters, schools to colleges, small businesses to nonprofit organizations making a difference in our community, we aim to construct stories around the work they do.

People are at the core of our stories. After all, what would a story be without the people who make it one? We aim to maintain a human element in our articles. Our city is filled with passionate and knowledgable people who are ready to inform residents about topics that matter to them.

Encourage the community to join the conversation. You are the most important piece of Sacramento Press. We like to think we talk with you instead of talking to you. And we want you to talk with us! Whether you join the conversation by commenting on articles, letting us know about story-worth things happening in our community, or becoming a contributing author, your voice matters.

Stemming from our identity as a local newspaper supporting local businesses and happenings, we set on a venture to create a website that makes it easy for local residents to support local companies. In November 2018 we launched SacPress Deals, a website featuring deals by local businesses. Our goal is to save you big while giving companies the chance to grow in the community.

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