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The high cost of cleaning the Sheriff’s Department’s dirty laundry

A judge upheld $3.57 million ruling against Scott Jones’ department

At fault is culture permitting retaliation against four female deputies

Civilian oversight is needed because the department can’t police itself

Marcos Breton

We all watched O.J.’s descent and still can’t see it clearly

O.J. Simpson’s life arc was captured by director Ezra Edelman in vivid detail in “O.J.: Made in America,” the five-part ESPN documentary. Some of the plagues of American society – racial divisions, the fetish of celebrity obsession, the 24-hour news cycle, the erosion of faith in institutions such as the courts – metastasized into diseases that have grown more acute in the years since the Simpson “Trial of the Century.”

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Sacramento mural by Latino artists will honor former Mayor Joe Serna Jr.

An enormous mural inside the new Golden 1 Center will be the work of one of the city’s most revered art collectives, the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF), of which former Mayor Joe Serna Jr. was a member.
Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento mural by Latino artists will honor former Mayor Joe Serna Jr. 0:57

Sacramento mural by Latino artists will honor former Mayor Joe Serna Jr.

Sacramento artist installing huge sculpture at Kings arena 1:39

Sacramento artist installing huge sculpture at Kings arena

Kevin Johnson's history of sexual misconduct allegations 2:48

Kevin Johnson's history of sexual misconduct allegations

Midtown Sacramento's tallest building in the works 1:08

Midtown Sacramento's tallest building in the works