Stephon Clark

Creating an alternative to 911

A new Sacramento office is supposed to handle emergency calls instead of police. Bridgette Dean’s job is to make sure it works. Daniel Hahn spoke…


Real reform

Essay: Sacramento must lead on police changes. The community commission’s recommendations are a good start. By Mario Guerrero For the past several weeks, our city…


Deescalation and disparities

Attorney General Xavier Becerra issues more guidelines for Sacramento police Attorney General Xavier Becerra called Wednesday for the Sacramento Police Department to require its officers…


The loudest voice

Editor’s note: Sacramento council members are told the police can’t be fixed, so must be defunded If Sacramento City Council members listen only to the…



This is your moment

2020 is showing us that progress doesn’t trickle down from the top—it’s carried upward by the many at the bottom The deepest civil unrest in…


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…


Fundamental change?

Mayor Steinberg puts forward his police reform plan for Sacramento, including an independent inspector general Declaring that “our community is crying out for zero tolerance…


A lament

By Brittany Gomez I’ve read. I’ve shared. I’ve felt. I’ve feared. A moment of silence. For you, George. For you, Ahmaud. For you, Eric. For…