police reform

Actions, not words

Editor’s note: Sacramento’s mayor promises police reforms, but will rank-and-file go along? After hundreds of protestors staged a die-in near his home Friday evening, Mayor…


Songs for social justice

Sacramento bands help fans amplify in-person protests with online cash Since March, the online music platform Bandcamp has waived its fees on the first Friday…


The right response to George Floyd

Essay: Instead of a curfew and the National Guard, Sacramento should be defunding police and limiting use-of-force By Katie Valenzuela When I watched the video…


Racism infects America

Essay: Words are not enough to heal what’s wrong with our communities and law enforcement By Reuven H. Taff A young black Jewish couple in…



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…