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Essay: During this year’s Pride month, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center is in full support of “Black Lives Matter.” By David Heitstuman Each June, the…



A little perspective

Editor’s note: In Sacramento’s police reform debate, look at the bigger picture. The city’s rate of police killings is lower than the national average. Sacramento…



Take the pledge

Editor’s note: The “Sacramento squad” is urging elected officials and candidates to “just say no” to police money. It doesn’t quite carry the significance of…



Where do we go from here?

Essay: Racial healing will take real work, and the first step is saying that racism is real. By Addie Ellis “Racism is not the shark,…


Stopping gun violence

Editor’s note: ShotSpotter contract creates another flashpoint in the “Defund the Police” debate In normal times, a contract extension like this would be routine. But…