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Taking back the power

Small governments make their stand against PG&E The last light of the year is rising as trucks exit the gates of Nevada Irrigation District, turning toward…



Editor’s note: Public comment

For transit sales tax to pass, residents must be heard The Sacramento Transportation Authority needs to work on this whole public input thing, especially when…


Essay: Ready to launch?

Starting a weed business isn’t easy, especially for equity applicants By Eric Luchini Sacramento is one of several California municipalities promoting social equity in the…



The future reloaded

Amid growing concern over 3D-printed firearms, one tech start-up sets out to help authorities detect them The shooting happened so fast that three off-duty officers…


Editor’s note: Driving while high

How will California spot stoned motorists? Two years into legal recreational cannabis in California, the headlines keep coming about this problem or that: vaping deaths,…


The marriage guru

Justin Sterling became a millionaire preaching sexist ideology. Here’s why his kind is doing better than ever. And then out came the penises. There had…


Editor’s note: Out of step on housing?

A ‘transformational’ Sacramento affordable housing project isn’t quick or cheap When it opens, Mirasol Village in Sacramento’s River District will not be your grandfather’s public…