Stephon Clark

Happy birthday, Stephon Clark

Family of police shooting victim—whose initials are ‘SAC’—points to changes in Sacramento since his death, including a new use-of-force law On Aug. 10, family and…


Editor’s note: The 99 percent

Sacramento citizens panel pushes for economic justice After watching the first three meetings of the citizens committee that will suggest how best to spend Sacramento’s…


The thick blue line

Who should investigate peace officers who take a life? California isn’t the only state to grapple with this question. As a stricter use-of-force standard navigates…







Stephon Clark: One year later

The black father’s legacy is still being written a year after two Sacramento police officers killed him in his grandparents’ backyard The streets teem with…


Essay: Time to change the book

Stephon Clark case shows need for independent investigations of police shootings By the Rev. Shane Harris Progressive California leads the nation in police shootings. This…