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Bucking the trend

Editor’s note: Twin Rivers Unified’s school police force isn’t going anywhere In the nationwide wave of police reform, a growing number of school districts are…


Under pressure

Editor’s note: Sacramento’s mayor offered police reforms. Many Black leaders are demanding more. With no meeting this week, the City Council won’t debate police reform…


Spend like Black Lives Matter

Essay: The change we need in Sacramento goes far beyond policing. The city must devote more to housing and social services. By Logan Dreher Mayor…


Not too old to learn

Essay: Governor’s proposal to limit age of charter school students closes a door to those in need By Jerry Yamashita Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently released…


Waste not, want not

Editor’s note: Sacramento can’t afford to blow the $89.6 million windfall from the feds It’s a godsend that the city of Sacramento received $89.6 million…


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…




Editor’s note: Political bedfellows

Sacramento council members split on endorsements For voters—and especially for political junkies—it’s always intriguing to see how elected officials line up in local elections, particularly…