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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…


Return of ‘The Claw’

Leaf season in Sacramento brings back curbside collection Scraaaape! “The Claw” is back and it’s music to my ears. As a Sacramento homeowner and avid…




Hearts and minds

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren seek to diversify their support As Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren compete to be the Democratic Party’s progressive standard bearer,…


Charlotte’s web

Most spiders aren’t scary, and control pests I had to admire her industriousness, even if the results made me scream. Spanning the width of our…


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…



Perk up your garden

Used coffee grounds make an excellent compost Want a greener garden with more flowers and less work? Give your soil some grounds. Used coffee grounds…