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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…



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…