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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.


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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January 26, 2023

Court Upholds Ruling: Capitol Annex Project Violated Environmental Law

By Save Our Capitol!

“Save Our Capitol! is pleased that the court reaffirmed its earlier decision requiring DGS and JRC to do what they should have done from the start of the Project: fully evaluate environmental impacts."

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January 13, 2023

Capitol Annex Project Needs Major Changes

By David Herbert, Chair
Boulevard Park Neighborhood Association

The Capitol Annex Project as currently proposed would destroy the historic integrity of our State Capitol and would be hugely expensive.

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December 30, 2022

Demolition-by-Neglect: How the Legislature Plans to Destroy State History

Citrus Heights Messenger

In 2005, the Department of General Services (DGS) prepared a plan to upgrade and modernize the building, but the Legislature decided not to move forward with it. Now, lawmakers say it’s too damaged to rehabilitate. That’s simply not true.

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Stop the Billion Dollar Demolition and Rebuild Project
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Stop the Blockade of the West Steps and Plaza

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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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