steve hansen

Essay: The deadbeat state

Rather than just begging for state crumbs, the city of Sacramento should seek compensation for the city resources and services that the state of California…


Bad timing?

Sacramento City Council endorses sales tax hike for transit and roads The middle of a pandemic when businesses are failing and families are struggling may…



Editor’s note: Political bedfellows

Sacramento council members split on endorsements For voters—and especially for political junkies—it’s always intriguing to see how elected officials line up in local elections, particularly…



Morality play

Broadway Sac’s ill-fated naming rights deal shows power of LGBTQ activists Broadway Sacramento and Dignity Health declared last month that a five-year naming rights deal…




Gag order

Sacramento garden volunteers are being forced to sign a no-comment agreement A prickly situation has sprung up in Sacramento’s most famous rose garden. Volunteers at…