The Natomas Buzz

TaglineHyperlocal news for a Sacramento, Calif. community
Year Founded2008
Type or CoverageGeneral
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesNational Ads
Revenue SourcesSubscriptions
Institutional SupportAnnenberg Foundation
Staff Size (Business)0
Staff Size (Editorial)1
Active Volunteers1-10
AffiliationsContent: Google News Business: Sacramento Local Online Advertising Network
Mappin LocationSacramento - California
Principal StaffBrandy T.Boyd
Principal StaffTracy Chatters
Principal StaffChris Shannon
Principal StaffLarry Rodda
Principal StaffTanya Carter
Principal StaffSusie Carlson
DescriptionIn June of 2008 journalist Brandy Tuzon Boyd was scrolling through daily crime reports in Natomas a community in northwest Sacramento when she noticed something alarming—a spate of home invasions in which residents were being robbed in their garages. Tuzon Boyd reported the trend on her then-fledgling website The Natomas Buzz. “Is anyone else noticing this happening almost every other day?” Tuzon Boyd recalls writing.
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