mental health


No reason to expand human cages

Essay: Instead of adding a mental health facility to Main Jail, Sacramento County should expand community treatment By Tifanei Ressl-Moyer Inside the building, it smells…




911, what’s your emergency?

Editor’s note: Sacramento County joins city in rethinking if armed law enforcement should be answering all emergency calls The city of Sacramento is working toward…



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…


From Tupperware, with love

And so I bake. I bake as an excuse to leave the house, if only briefly. If my friends are home, we’ll talk through screen doors, catch up a bit. If they’re working, or if their health doesn’t allow it, I’ll send a text in advance so the food doesn’t languish in Sacramento’s summer heat. However the food gets delivered, I’ve made a real, human connection with someone I love in a time when I—we—need it so much.