Defund the police

People’s Budget ignored

Essay: Sacramento County supervisors pass a business-as-usual budget that puts policing ahead of human needs By Kula Koenig Despite multiple crises and residents’ calls for…

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Buying time

Editor’s note: Budget challenges for Sacramento County go way beyond the calls to defund the Sheriff’s Office The revised 2020-21 budget approved by Sacramento County…




Peaceful protest

Editor’s note: Mayor Steinberg warns against violence in Jacob Blake marches, while Councilwoman-elect Valenzuela stresses free speech It’s an ongoing tension in America’s debate on…





Real reform

Essay: Sacramento must lead on police changes. The community commission’s recommendations are a good start. By Mario Guerrero For the past several weeks, our city…