Culture shock

Axis Gallery is among the arts institutions across Sacramento finding ways to face financial difficulties from COVID-19 closures When Richard Gilles first stumbled across Axis…



Free Will Astrology

For the week of July 2, 2020 By Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Aries author Marge Piercy writes, “The people I love the best,…



Sounding the alarm

Community leaders and public officials warn of a rapid spread of COVID-19 among Latinos in Sacramento Heading into the Fourth of July holiday weekend, Latino…


A prayer for janky Sacramento

Will downtown’s beloved hangouts come back? As the coronavirus pandemic swept the country and shut down California’s capital city, small watering holes that withstood Prohibition,…


The loudest voice

Editor’s note: Sacramento council members are told the police can’t be fixed, so must be defunded If Sacramento City Council members listen only to the…


Remember when…

Like everything else in the world, SN&R was shaken by the COVID-19 shutdown. But just because we hit pause on printing papers doesn’t mean we…


Look for the helpers

A medic, a teacher and a grocer step up during Sacramento’s time of unrest The term “essential worker” has carried new meaning during the coronavirus…



Bucking the trend

Editor’s note: Twin Rivers Unified’s school police force isn’t going anywhere In the nationwide wave of police reform, a growing number of school districts are…


This is your moment

2020 is showing us that progress doesn’t trickle down from the top—it’s carried upward by the many at the bottom The deepest civil unrest in…