Voices

Editor’s note: Tipping point

Avoiding more garbage rate hikes may hinge on smelly contract Sacramento City Council members gave residents a break, lopping off the final two years of…



Essay: Empowering women

Women of color and transgender Californians are underrepresented in government By Surina Khan The importance of the 2020 presidential election cannot be overstated. The decisions…


Essay: A powerful sisterhood

Women in the Legislature are leading the way to help California families By Toni G. Atkins Former President Barack Obama said something in December that…


Essay: A powerful agenda

SMUD’s new president outlines 2020 to-do list By Rob Kerth My six colleagues on the Sacramento Municipal Utility District board have afforded me quite an…




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…