police reform


Protests during a pandemic

Officials are concerned that crowded marches will lead to a spike in Sacramento COVID-19 cases The immediate priority for Sacramento officials is to find the…



Under the microscope

Editor’s note: LaTesha Watson is Sacramento’s new public safety watchdog. She’s been under scrutiny, herself. The person may not be a household name, but the…


Exiled from asylum

Despite judicial protection order, gay asylum-seeker was deported to a country where his sexuality is illegal. By Scott Thomas Anderson It was 8 a.m. when a…


No justice, no surprise

City Hall tries to turn page on the Stephon Clark case without acknowledging that every review of his death relied on the police investigation of…


What happened to her mom in jail?

Irma McLaughlin got hurt inside Sacramento’s jail, then died outside of it. The county doesn’t know how often that happens. Heather Qualls dabbed a tissue…