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Checking out

Sacramento City Hall continues to lose Black managers despite diversity efforts On paper at least, this city of Sacramento employee seems to have a great…


Nowhere near done on police reform

Editor’s note: Sacramento’s citizens commission is working on more proposals to weed out bad cops and hold officers accountable The Sacramento City Council and Police…





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…


COVID and crime

Editor’s note: Violence is up during the pandemic and police reform protests America’s cities have been hammered by twin crises—first the COVID-19 pandemic and then…


Creating an alternative to 911

A new Sacramento office is supposed to handle emergency calls instead of police. Bridgette Dean’s job is to make sure it works. Daniel Hahn spoke…