patrick kennedy

Desperate measures

Editor’s note: Facing an unrelenting COVID-19 surge, Sacramento County supervisors consider fining businesses that endanger public health With no end in sight to the latest…

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A dangerous time for disarray

Editor’s note: Sacramento County’s leadership is in transition as the COVID-19 pandemic peaks We’re heading into a long, dark winter of COVID-19. So could the…



Sac County CEO under siege

Editor’s note: Public health officials join those calling for Nav Gill to be fired Sacramento County’s public health officer and several other health officials are…




COVID fatigue and division

Editor’s note: A new poll and public comments indicate growing distrust of local officials and opposition to the lockdown Many of us have COVID-19 fatigue…


The last straw?

Editor’s note: After a meeting that led to a COVID-19 quarantine, two Sacramento County supervisors call for CEO’s resignation Sacramento County CEO Nav Gill is…


People’s Budget ignored

Essay: Sacramento County supervisors pass a business-as-usual budget that puts policing ahead of human needs By Kula Koenig Despite multiple crises and residents’ calls for…


Essay: Supervising the sheriff

New Sacramento County inspector general is only a first step By Patrick Kennedy There is no secret in Sacramento County about the controversy surrounding the…