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Can Steinberg be recalled?

Essay: To replace Sacramento’s mayor, organizers must build clear community support and consolidate behind a candidate By James Jackson Efforts to recall Sacramento Mayor Darrell…

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A landmark for cannabis equity

Sacramento City Council approves 10 new dispensaries for minority owners In a landmark decision, the Sacramento City Council unanimously voted to add 10 new storefront…



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…