Businesses adapt to COVID-19


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…


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…


Little light at the end of the tunnel

Editor’s note: New Sacramento supervisors’ chairperson wants to reopen businesses, but COVID-19 numbers say ‘no’ Sue Frost made her top priority crystal clear as she…




Desperate measures

Editor’s note: Facing an unrelenting COVID-19 surge, Sacramento County supervisors consider fining businesses that endanger public health With no end in sight to the latest…


Local news on life support

Can a bill before Congress keep communities from falling into the dark? “If newspapers die, the crooks won’t cry,” Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr….



COVID for the holidays

Editor’s note: Yolo County narrowly avoided a stricter lockdown. Now, public health officials there and elsewhere are trying to prevent a spike during the holidays….


Progress lost

Editor’s note: Sacramento County goes backwards on COVID-19 and must limit indoor businesses again Sacramento County took a significant step backwards Nov. 10 in its…



Drive stalls in the red zone

Editor’s note: Sacramento County misses the COVID-19 mark, again, so must wait to reopen more businesses Sacramento County wanted to move to orange by Halloween,…


COVID fatigue and division

Editor’s note: A new poll and public comments indicate growing distrust of local officials and opposition to the lockdown Many of us have COVID-19 fatigue…


Turning Sacramento orange

Editor’s note: County isn’t going to make its goal of reopening more businesses by Halloween, and top officials may have violated COVID-19 safety rules Sacramento…


Is honor system enough?

Editor’s note: Sacramento County Public Health is counting on businesses to follow COVID-19 safety rules with little enforcement Sacramento County public health officials are trying…