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Privacy hacks

Democratic lawmakers in California are quietly attacking their own landmark privacy law The California Consumer Privacy Act was hailed as a milestone for reining in…

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Climate change consensus

Even with the suffocating smoke from last season’s deadly wildfires fresh in everyone’s minds, perhaps it’s still surprising just how strongly residents of the Sacramento…


Students insist: Not Goodenough

Elk Grove drama teacher resigns the same week SN&R reports student claims of repeated mistreatment An Elk Grove teacher accused of tormenting her drama students…




Rolling job killer

Sacramento boosts automated cars, but what happens to professional drivers? By Scott Thomas Anderson Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg leaned out from the window of a…




One big unforced turnover

The Kings miss the playoffs and the coach gets fired By Ailene Voisin For much of the season, the Kings exceeded expectations, played an uptempo,…


Sheriff in the shadows

Sacramento County has lacked an inspector general for eight months—and that won’t change any time soon Before he was banished for criticizing the fatal Sheriff’s…


Red alert on arts

Sacramento arts advocates sounded the alarm even before City Manager Howard Chan released his 2019-20 budget proposal on Wednesday. It includes $580,000 for the Creative…






No shelter from the critics

Sacramento mayor defends $40 million shelter plan as the first step toward permanent housing, but faces critics on both sides With critics forming on two…


Secondary smoke

Is Sacramento ready for the next big wildfire? Sacramento wasn’t ready for the smoke that billowed south from November’s Camp Fire, the deadliest and most…