Voices

Editor’s note: Under the wire

Sacramento City Council beats deadline on cash-for-kids measure, barely More than 39,000 Sacramento voters signed petitions to put a cash-for-kids measure on the ballot, and…


Essay: When I’m 64

Older adults have much to offer if they’re not stigmatized By Patty Wait The number of older adults is increasing, and it can be great!…


Essay: We can prevent child abuse

Spending money up-front is better for families—and for taxpayers By Sheila Boxley and Michelle Callejas Child abuse costs Sacramento County more than $700 million a…



The problem with K.J.’s comeback

Sacramento didn’t author Kevin Johnson’s political downfall. Will the city support the accused molester’s makeover as a celebrity restaurant owner? By Raheem F. Hosseini and…


Essay: Not backing down

Planned Parenthood vows to protect reproductive freedom By Jodi Hicks It is hard to believe that as I begin my tenure leading Planned Parenthood Affiliates…



Welcome to DMV purgatory

Forget REAL ID delays and ‘motor voter’ boondoggle—California’s most dysfunctional agency can’t get a simple license renewal right The line stretched to the door. The ragtag…



Essay: Stop honoring genocide

Roseville must remove a statue of Christopher Columbus By Jose Gonzalez For nearly three years I have reached out multiple times to the Roseville City…