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Collapse of a coalition

Has political orthodoxy and the threat of big money broken up Sacramento’s grassroots renters’ alliance? On a February evening, two women sat next to each…



Last refugees in

As Trump administration slashes visas for Afghan and Iraqi allies, airport pickups in Sacramento become a rarer happy occasion DinMohammed clasped his brother, gathered his family…


Hitting RESET on prostitution

Special Sacramento court wants to help sex workers, but faces complex challenges and skepticism about its approach Standing before the judge in a nearly empty…



Tenant turning point?

After nearly three years of Sacramento housing advocates imploring leaders to pass rent control and other tenant protections, a grand bargain of sorts was announced…


A haven no more?

A bee sanctuary at UC Davis faces funding crunch Honey bees aren’t the only ones at risk. So is their Yolo County haven. Officially named…



Essay: Enough is enough

Congress must ban assault weapons, Trump should stop hateful words By John Garamendi On Jan. 19, 1989, my wife Patti and I entered the ICU…