sacramento

Essay: A display of hate

Sacramento rabbi questions a display at the public library By Reuven H. Taff I have always been infatuated with libraries. As a young child, growing…


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…


Mommy’s little helper

Alcohol is a well-known fixture of mainstream mom culture. References to “mommy-juice” and “wine-o’clock” abound, as do countless memes and videos about how alcohol takes…


Essay: A powerful agenda

SMUD’s new president outlines 2020 to-do list By Rob Kerth My six colleagues on the Sacramento Municipal Utility District board have afforded me quite an…



He dreams of roses

World-famous expert returns to Sacramento In the rose world, Stephen Scanniello is a rock star. Curator of the New York Botanical Garden’s Peggy Rockefeller Rose…



Editor’s note: Public comment

For transit sales tax to pass, residents must be heard The Sacramento Transportation Authority needs to work on this whole public input thing, especially when…


Mom’s last meal

On New Year’s Day, the rumblings through social media began: Mother, vegetarian mainstay since 2014 and Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient, had closed, effective immediately. Some…


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…