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Recovering the wild

Could a reimagined Sacramento Zoo be an innovator for animal wellness, sanctuary and habitat protection? An okapi is smacking on his food, his nostrils flaring, the…

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What happened to her mom in jail?

Irma McLaughlin got hurt inside Sacramento’s jail, then died outside of it. The county doesn’t know how often that happens. Heather Qualls dabbed a tissue…


Editor’s note: The 99 percent

Sacramento citizens panel pushes for economic justice After watching the first three meetings of the citizens committee that will suggest how best to spend Sacramento’s…


The $21 million Miranda question

Freed after an illegal confession, Sacramento man alleges police were trained to question suspects after they requested a lawyer Tio Sessoms. (Photo by Maria Ratinova.)…


Essay: Toss out the old rules

A congressional candidate says he’s running on new principles By Jeff Burdick In May, I began campaigning as a progressive for Congress in California’s 7th…



Essay: The changing Delta’s challenges

More collaboration is crucial to meet worsening problems By Jay Lund The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is essential for the Central Valley’s economy, well-being and ecosystems….


Editor’s note: All in on EVs

Sacramento wants to be America’s electric vehicle capital, but will residents cooperate? Sacramento is betting big on electric cars for lots of good reasons: to…