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Stop the demolition!

California lawmakers are bulldozing ahead with a costly plan to demolish the East Annex, block public access to the West Steps, and destroy Capitol Park.

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Preserve our right to assemble on the West Steps and to exercise our constitutional freedoms.

Now is not the time to burden taxpayers with a $1.4 billion debt for the next 30 years. It’s time to increase public safety and rehabilitate the historic East Annex, not demolish and replace it.

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May 3, 2022

Why $1B renovation at California Capitol could uproot history

By Jeffrey Schaub and Greg Wong
KCBS Radio

"Very soon, state legislators, along with Governor Newsom, will move from their offices in the east annex building of the Capitol to make way for a new glass skinned executive building."

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April 25, 2022

New Project Putting Sacramento Trees In Danger

By Sasha Marguiles
KFBK News

"... a new construction plan seeks to relocate and-or remove some of those special trees, and demolish the East Capitol Annex Building. Urban Ecologist Paula Peper explains that puts hundreds of California’s 'historic trees' in danger."

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April 27, 2022

California legislature is endangering over 193 historic trees in controversial plan, tree expert says

By KUSI Newsroom
KUSI News

“Relocation practices are not following national guidelines, and with that, we assume that at least 49 of the palm trees that line — I mean, they’ve been planted since 1898 to 1903 —  and at least 49 of those will probably not be successful in the transplanting process."

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Save Our Capitol!

Save Our Capitol! is working to preserve the historic Capitol and its surrounding Park, including hundreds of irreplaceable trees. Alternatives exist to make the Annex safe without spending $1.4 billion to excavate the West Steps, build a new parking garage, and demolish-and-rebuild the Annex, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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