Rep. Doris Matsui, reacting to an investigation by The Sacramento Bee, has formally requested that the federal General Accountability Office evaluate how to improve the resettlement process for Afghan refugees who served the U.S. during the war in Afghanistan.
African American babies in Sacramento County were about five times more likely to die in their sleep than white babies between 2010 and 2015. They were about seven times more likely to die in their sleep than Latino babies. Why? And will the county’s proposed fix make a difference?
Lawmakers from coastal urban areas strongly supported the farmworker overtime bill, while lawmakers from more rural or suburban districts tended to oppose it or not vote. The interactive map below shows the geography of the AB 1066 vote.
After his bread developed a following at the Oak Park Farmers Market, Davy Bui launched sales out of his Curtis Park home. He calls his business The Drunken Loaf, a nod to the fermenting process he uses to make his white, wheat and gruyere-sesame sourdough breads
Colin Kaepernick has spurred outrage with his decision to not stand for the national anthem during preseason games, citing the oppression of black people, particularly in situations involving law enforcement.
The final defendant in a case that prosecutors say involved 250 phony tax returns seeking $60 million in refund checks may accept a plea deal in court Wednesday, ending years of civil and criminal proceedings.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and council members will receive a 2 percent raise after the city’s compensation committee granted them a pay bump Monday night. Committee finds it can’t dock pay for poor meeting attendance.
Malachi Love-Robinson, 19, was already facing 12 felony charges concerning allegations that he practiced medicine without a license and stole money from an 86-year-old woman’s bank account. On Monday, he was arrested on two new charges.
In an unprecedented request, members of Sacramento City Council are asking to see video of the police killing of a homeless African American man on Del Paso Boulevard before the official investigation is complete.
A nearly identical bill fell three votes short of passage on the Assembly floor in June, with 15 Democrats voting against the measure or declining to vote. But on Monday, an amended version of the measure, now contained in Assembly Bill 1066, passed on a 44-32 vote. Business groups immediately condemned the action.
While GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump weighs in on Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest, 49ers coach Chip Kelly said the quarterback will play in the team’s preseason finale Thursday because the quarterback needs the work. Kaepernick missed the first two preseason games because of a fatigued throwing shoulder.
It wasn’t enough for disgraced former New York congressman Anthony Weiner to be caught sexting twice or even to bare his soul in a documentary about his sextcapades. Now he’s been caught sexting a woman, again not his wife, with his toddler son in the crotch shot.
Sacramento is installing 20 police surveillance cameras in the next month at key intersections and at downtown parking garages to prepare for the October opening of Golden 1 Center and thousands of nightly visitors to the area. Black Lives Matter and civil liberties activists question the idea and the process.
The Bee is hosting a forum Wednesday called “No Safe Place: A Community Conversation” at the California Museum in an effort to discuss solutions to the Afghans’ plight. Sacramento Congresswoman Doris Matsui, reacting to an investigation by The Sacramento Bee, has formally requested that the federal General Accountability Office evaluate how to improve the resettlement process for Afghan refugees arriving in the United States on Special Immigrant Visas.
Photographs from "No Safe Place" - a special report by The Sacramento Bee
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