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A grim milestone

Editor’s note: 100,000 dead from COVID-19, so why isn’t America a nation in mourning? Wednesday, America passed an unimaginable milestone—100,000 dead in the COVID-19 pandemic….


The critical hour

How small distilleries solved a big breakdown in rural communities’ supply chain when it mattered most Towns across the Sierra foothills may never think of…


Not too old to learn

Essay: Governor’s proposal to limit age of charter school students closes a door to those in need By Jerry Yamashita Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently released…


Waste not, want not

Editor’s note: Sacramento can’t afford to blow the $89.6 million windfall from the feds It’s a godsend that the city of Sacramento received $89.6 million…




A tale of two cities

Editor’s note: Did richer, white voters refuse to help Sacramento’s poor, black and brown kids? The proponents of the March children’s funding ballot measure have…


Sounding the alarm

Virtual town halls educate and empower the black community during the pandemic By Faye Wilson Kennedy and Kevin Carter In March, we began distributing food,…