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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…


Essay: The Democratic circus

Party’s primary process may not produce strongest nominee By Eric Wiesenthal When the post-mortem on the 2020 presidential race is written, it may say: “There’s…



Friends in charge

East Sac nonprofit poised to run city’s Shepard Garden and Arts Center Sacramento’s official clubhouse may be getting a change of management. The city-owned Shepard…


Essay: Cannabis, crime and corruption

Retail bans and license limits are bad for marijuana legalization By Diane Goldstein Recently, Sacramento’s cannabis market was embroiled in an international scheme involving Andrey…



Essay: A display of hate

Sacramento rabbi questions a display at the public library By Reuven H. Taff I have always been infatuated with libraries. As a young child, growing…


Editor’s note: Tipping point

Avoiding more garbage rate hikes may hinge on smelly contract Sacramento City Council members gave residents a break, lopping off the final two years of…