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Racial equity in COVID-19 vaccines

Editor’s note: Sacramento County Public Health responds to call to action from Black leaders Racial equity in life-saving COVID-19 vaccinations is a huge issue everywhere,…


A big step on 911 alternative

Editor’s note: Sacramento County supervisors are set to launch a program for health workers to respond to mental health calls Sacramento County is on the…


Sue Frost’s COVID-19 crusade

Editor’s note: The Sacramento County supervisor’s latest push is to restart school sports, but state officials beat her to the punch Sue Frost, the chairperson…


The vaccination race

Editor’s note: Will enough Sacramento County residents get their COVID-19 vaccines before variants wreak havoc? We’re in a race between more contagious COVID-19 variants and…


Watching the sheriff

Editor’s note: Sacramento County supervisors consider a new community commission to oversee Sheriff’s Office The struggle to get more oversight of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s…


Sacramento County CEO leaves quietly

Editor’s note: Nav Gill, who barely survived being fired, is retiring before supervisors receive investigation Sacramento County CEO Nav Gill—under investigation and facing potential dismissal—is…


Sac’s new normal on COVID-19

Editor’s note: Sacramento County needs widespread vaccinations to further ease lockdown Residents of Sacramento County, like many Californians, can be forgiven for feeling whiplash on…


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…


Welcome to COVID jail

Infections are soaring inside Sacramento’s jails—just as advocates predicted A ​​​​​COVID-19 outbreak is sweeping through Sacramento County’s jail system, just as attorneys and advocates for…