COVID-19


The color of COVID

Editor’s note: Studies show that racial disparities in the pandemic go far beyond health The COVID-19 pandemic has hit particularly hard at communities of color…


Welcome to COVID jail

Infections are soaring inside Sacramento’s jails—just as advocates predicted A ​​​​​COVID-19 outbreak is sweeping through Sacramento County’s jail system, just as attorneys and advocates for…


Making an impact

Editor’s note: New Sacramento City Council members try to make a difference on housing, COVID and more Katie Valenzuela and Mai Vang aren’t wasting any…




Little light at the end of the tunnel

Editor’s note: New Sacramento supervisors’ chairperson wants to reopen businesses, but COVID-19 numbers say ‘no’ Sue Frost made her top priority crystal clear as she…




A long, dark winter of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Sacramento region stays in lockdown as county officials plan how to slow the spread The Sacramento region’s ICU situation isn’t as dire as…




CARES Act funding, the sequel

Editor’s note: Sacramento County officials say it’s only bookkeeping, but advocates oppose any federal COVID-19 relief money going to the sheriff or probation After the…


Dr. Kasirye is the leader we need

Essay: Sacramento County should promote its public health officer to get through COVID-19 pandemic By Phillip Summers Sacramento County is experiencing multiple severe crises. First…