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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…





Your weekend watch list

Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ may be the first great movie of our terrible Trump era There’s a scene in Spike Lee’s new Vietnam epic…


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…