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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…



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…




The loudest voice

Editor’s note: Sacramento council members are told the police can’t be fixed, so must be defunded If Sacramento City Council members listen only to the…


Take the pledge

Editor’s note: The “Sacramento squad” is urging elected officials and candidates to “just say no” to police money. It doesn’t quite carry the significance of…


Dividing the pie

Editor’s note: How should Sacramento spend $89 million from Uncle Sam? Residents have ideas, but will officials listen? Mayor Darrell Steinberg and City Council members…