City Council

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: 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…


Editor’s note: Tipping point

Avoiding more garbage rate hikes may hinge on smelly contract Sacramento City Council members gave residents a break, lopping off the final two years of…


Essay: Ready to launch?

Starting a weed business isn’t easy, especially for equity applicants By Eric Luchini Sacramento is one of several California municipalities promoting social equity in the…



Editor’s note: Out of step on housing?

A ‘transformational’ Sacramento affordable housing project isn’t quick or cheap When it opens, Mirasol Village in Sacramento’s River District will not be your grandfather’s public…





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…