police shootings

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…




The wrong questions

Essay: For real public safety, we need to invest in preventing violence By Flojaune G. Cofer Our city’s current approach to public safety lacks imagination….


Cartoon: Blue-hoo

Clay Jones is an award-winning political cartoonist. See more of his work at claytoonz.com


A little perspective

Editor’s note: In Sacramento’s police reform debate, look at the bigger picture. The city’s rate of police killings is lower than the national average. Sacramento…



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…


Essay: Change agent

Sac council candidate vows police, environmental and economic reform By James “Faygo” Clark You may have seen me around town with Kozmo, my furry companion….