The open field surrounded by fencing and caution signs has been a fixture north of Harmon Johnson Elementary School since the school opened more than 50 years ago.
That Pacific Gas and Electric Co. field containing a natural gas storage facility and nearby gas lines now have Twin Rivers Unified School District administrators worried enough to relocate students and staff at midyear.
District trustees said Thursday evening that they are concerned for the safety of students and voted 5-2 to close the North Sacramento school.
Students and staff will be sent three-quarters of a mile away to Las Palmas school, a former junior high that houses several programs, including an adult education school.
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