Stephon Clark

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…


Economic justice on hold?

The chairperson of a citizens committee on Measure U will no longer be sidelined A citizens committee created to help follow through on economic justice…


The recipe for police reform

Essay: Sacramento’s new director of public safety accountability says she learned the hard way By LaTesha Watson There is a sense of urgency in the…


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…


Snapshots from the protests

Many protestors are wearing masks to prevent spread of COVID-19. (Photo by Elisabeth Bayard Arthur) People took to a parking deck to get a view…


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…


In solidarity, enough is enough

The world watched George Floyd lie face down with hands cuffed behind his back as then-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin dug his knee into Floyd’s…