Voices

My Oma the serial dater

As the story goes, I thought my grandmother was a witch the first time I almost met her. It was 1984. My family had come a…



Essay: The right road

Sacramento should copy Seattle and add lots more buses By Benjamin Etgen Not long ago, a region choked with traffic was uncertain about its future….





Editor’s note: Political bedfellows

Sacramento council members split on endorsements For voters—and especially for political junkies—it’s always intriguing to see how elected officials line up in local elections, particularly…


Essay: The Democratic circus

Party’s primary process may not produce strongest nominee By Eric Wiesenthal When the post-mortem on the 2020 presidential race is written, it may say: “There’s…


Essay: Cannabis, crime and corruption

Retail bans and license limits are bad for marijuana legalization By Diane Goldstein Recently, Sacramento’s cannabis market was embroiled in an international scheme involving Andrey…