Top Sacramento news: Gov. wants to pause student fitness tests; homeless sue city, police; more

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By Hoodline - Published on February 05, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Sacramento.

Calif. may pause student fitness tests due to bullying

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years due to concerns over bullying and the test discriminating against disabled and non-binary students.

Read the full story on FOX 5 San Diego.

Homeless sue Sacramento, police over removal of portable toilet at downtown camp site

Homeless residents looking for access to bathroom facilities filed suit in federal court Tuesday against the city of Sacramento and its police department, alleging that officers ordered the removal of a port-a-potty that had been placed near an encampment.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

Early voting begins in Sacramento, 13 other counties across California

Early voting started Monday in 14 counties across California, one month before the March 3 primary election.

Read the full story on KCRA.

New green initiative could revitalize Sacramento's aging corridors with transportation, housing

The Green Means Go initiative could help grow the city’s older corridors with resources that will also put climate change first, as well as fulfill housing demands.

Read the full story on ABC Sacramento, KXTV.

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