police reform

Schubert for attorney general?

Editor’s note: Sacramento’s district attorney may have her sights on statewide office Anne Marie Schubert, Sacramento County’s district attorney, pushed hard last year to raise…


Sacramento budget battle

Editor’s note: In first major disagreement, new City Council progressives get outvoted on spending priorities It came as little surprise that the first big fight…


Sign of the times

Editor’s note: Will Sacramento give its blessing to a “Black Lives Matter” sign in a city park? “Black Lives Matter”—the phrase as well as the…


Build back better

Editor’s note: Sacramento refocuses on creating a more inclusive economy, post COVID, but the plan has a curious gap Sacramento’s effort to build a fairer…



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…



Nowhere near done on police reform

Editor’s note: Sacramento’s citizens commission is working on more proposals to weed out bad cops and hold officers accountable The Sacramento City Council and Police…




Campaign cash and fuzzy math

Editor’s note: Sheriff Scott Jones and D.A. Anne Marie Schubert are losing their fight against strict donation limits for 2022 election Sacramento County Sheriff Scott…





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…