Voices

Can Steinberg be recalled?

Essay: To replace Sacramento’s mayor, organizers must build clear community support and consolidate behind a candidate By James Jackson Efforts to recall Sacramento Mayor Darrell…

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Back Black-owned businesses

Essay: If Sacramento’s Black entrepreneurs succeed through the pandemic, the entire community will thrive By Chris Logsdon As we start Black History Month, I encourage…


A colossal waste of money

Essay: The $1 billion Capitol Annex Project is not a good deal for taxpayers when the state has more pressing needs By W. Bruce Lee…


Sacramento budget battle

Editor’s note: In first major disagreement, new City Council progressives get outvoted on spending priorities It came as little surprise that the first big fight…


Sign of the times

Editor’s note: Will Sacramento give its blessing to a “Black Lives Matter” sign in a city park? “Black Lives Matter”—the phrase as well as the…



Thanks, SN&R

From a longtime fan, first-time letter writer My time at SN&R began like a dream. Which is to say there was no beginning. All of…


No reason to expand human cages

Essay: Instead of adding a mental health facility to Main Jail, Sacramento County should expand community treatment By Tifanei Ressl-Moyer Inside the building, it smells…


Build back better

Editor’s note: Sacramento refocuses on creating a more inclusive economy, post COVID, but the plan has a curious gap Sacramento’s effort to build a fairer…