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One big unforced turnover

The Kings miss the playoffs and the coach gets fired By Ailene Voisin For much of the season, the Kings exceeded expectations, played an uptempo,…


Sheriff in the shadows

Sacramento County has lacked an inspector general for eight months—and that won’t change any time soon Before he was banished for criticizing the fatal Sheriff’s…


Red alert on arts

Sacramento arts advocates sounded the alarm even before City Manager Howard Chan released his 2019-20 budget proposal on Wednesday. It includes $580,000 for the Creative…


The road to peace

Advance Peace initiative sees early signs of progress in combating gang killings in Sacramento In 2018, the city of Sacramento managed to escape a grim…


Getting away with an almost murder

A vindictive pimp shot two men 40 years ago. Two retired sex workers say they covered it up—and it’s why California needs to pass legislation…



No shelter from the critics

Sacramento mayor defends $40 million shelter plan as the first step toward permanent housing, but faces critics on both sides With critics forming on two…


Secondary smoke

Is Sacramento ready for the next big wildfire? Sacramento wasn’t ready for the smoke that billowed south from November’s Camp Fire, the deadliest and most…