sacramento county

A big step on 911 alternative

Editor’s note: Sacramento County supervisors are set to launch a program for health workers to respond to mental health calls Sacramento County is on the…


Sue Frost’s COVID-19 crusade

Editor’s note: The Sacramento County supervisor’s latest push is to restart school sports, but state officials beat her to the punch Sue Frost, the chairperson…


Sacramento County CEO leaves quietly

Editor’s note: Nav Gill, who barely survived being fired, is retiring before supervisors receive investigation Sacramento County CEO Nav Gill—under investigation and facing potential dismissal—is…


Blame game on homeless deaths

Editor’s note: City and county leaders are pointing fingers after winter storm devastates Sacramento’s unhoused In one of his first big moves as mayor, Darrell…


No reason to expand human cages

Essay: Instead of adding a mental health facility to Main Jail, Sacramento County should expand community treatment By Tifanei Ressl-Moyer Inside the building, it smells…


Reducing the pain on garbage rates

Editor’s note: Sacramento County supervisors give families a break during the pandemic Last month, Sacramento County supervisors put off voting on a garbage rate increase,…



CARES Act funding, the sequel

Editor’s note: Sacramento County officials say it’s only bookkeeping, but advocates oppose any federal COVID-19 relief money going to the sheriff or probation After the…


Dr. Kasirye is the leader we need

Essay: Sacramento County should promote its public health officer to get through COVID-19 pandemic By Phillip Summers Sacramento County is experiencing multiple severe crises. First…