Mayor Darrell Steinberg

On the fast track

The Atrium, a new arts nonprofit, pulls in city money and builds political clout The sunlight is fading on the Old Sacramento waterfront as a…


A living quilt

A Santa Rosa-based artist creates an inspirational flower bed in Sacramento’s Sojourner Truth Park This “quilt” was sown, not sewn. Threaded with double meanings, it’s…



What Mai Vang’s win means

Editor’s note: The first Asian-American woman on the Sacramento City Council will be a strong progressive voice In an election when Americans elected the first…


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….


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…


The ‘Stephon Clark law’

Essay: City of Sacramento still hasn’t fully complied with state law on use-of-force by police By Norma Nelson In some ways, the city of Sacramento…


Steinberg’s big gamble

Editor’s note: The mayor wanted more power, but his resounding defeat at the polls will weaken him Mayor Darrell Steinberg easily won re-election in March,…


A landmark for cannabis equity

Sacramento City Council approves 10 new dispensaries for minority owners In a landmark decision, the Sacramento City Council unanimously voted to add 10 new storefront…