Voices


A terrible toll

Editor’s note: 150,000 dead from COVID-19, so why isn’t America a nation in mourning? On May 27, America passed an unimaginable milestone—100,000 dead in the…


Not too old to learn

Essay: Governor’s proposal to limit age of charter school students closes a door to those in need By Jerry Yamashita Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently released…


Waste not, want not

Editor’s note: Sacramento can’t afford to blow the $89.6 million windfall from the feds It’s a godsend that the city of Sacramento received $89.6 million…


Snapshots from a pandemic

How does he drink that smoothie through a mask? (Photo courtesy of Brian Johnson, @runningclocks) Mask up. Get veggies. (Photo courtesy of Brian Johnson) Families…




Sounding the alarm

Virtual town halls educate and empower the black community during the pandemic By Faye Wilson Kennedy and Kevin Carter In March, we began distributing food,…


Better safe than sorry

Editor’s note: New city programs during the pandemic need to take every precaution City Hall and its partners are brainstorming lots of innovative ways to…