board of supervisors

Essay: Supervising the sheriff

New Sacramento County inspector general is only a first step By Patrick Kennedy There is no secret in Sacramento County about the controversy surrounding the…


Editor’s note: The campaign sprint

California’s March 3 presidential primary accelerates local races A year from now—Nov. 3, 2020—America will be electing the next president. But first things first. Democrats…



Editor’s note: Blank check

Sacramento sheriff’s department racks up legal bills while fighting oversight Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones wants to have it both ways: He resists having anyone…


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…