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Not backing down

Editor’s note: Homeless advocates stand by their message, but disavow violent protest at Mayor Steinberg’s home After widespread coverage and condemnation of a violent protest…

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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…




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…







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…



Look for the helpers

A medic, a teacher and a grocer step up during Sacramento’s time of unrest The term “essential worker” has carried new meaning during the coronavirus…