Articles by Raheem Hosseini

The problem with K.J.’s comeback

Sacramento didn’t author Kevin Johnson’s political downfall. Will the city support the accused molester’s makeover as a celebrity restaurant owner? By Raheem F. Hosseini and…


To pimp a fire chief

15 years after Fire Department overcame a series of crippling sex scandals, where does chief’s questionable Halloween attire rate? In the grand scheme of firefighter…


Welcome to DMV purgatory

Forget REAL ID delays and ‘motor voter’ boondoggle—California’s most dysfunctional agency can’t get a simple license renewal right The line stretched to the door. The ragtag…


A quick draw to a kill

A solo deputy at the end of an overtime shift. A man with a realistic-looking BB gun. And a calm encounter that turned deadly. A…



No justice, no surprise

City Hall tries to turn page on the Stephon Clark case without acknowledging that every review of his death relied on the police investigation of…


Epstein, Trump and … me?

An unbelievable news tip. A dead-of-night phone call. And a journey to the edge of an unknowable political scandal. It didn’t start with a phone…



Bern-ing Sacramento

California hasn’t always mattered in presidential primaries. Bernie Sanders’ rally proves that’s about to change. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ visit to Sacramento last week confirmed…