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A pandemic budget

Businesses are closed. Sales taxes are plummeting. But Sacramento officials don’t plan service cuts. It’s budget season at Sacramento City Hall, and in normal times…

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Fair-weather fair targets homeless

Portraying unsheltered residents as disease-carrying drug addicts, El Dorado County Fair shows unfriendly side in shelter debate Organizers of the El Dorado County Fair are…







When children take the stand

Thirty years after the Supreme Court allowed child victims to testify through live video, Sacramento still makes them face the ones who allegedly hurt them…



Dining in

Dining out isn’t allowed. Families are cutting expenses. So dinner is often whatever is in the pantry. Weekends used to be a time to hit…




Spring flowers

Easter is the first flower-filled event of spring pruned by coronavirus. Florists are in challenging times. Traditionally, this is a big week for florists. In…





Not safe for work

Advocates renew push for bill to protect housekeepers and other domestic workers While many white-collar workers are finding ways to work safely from home during…