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Boy’s wish to pick up garbage sends joy through Sacramento

Ethan Dean, 6, became a garbage man for a day on Tuesday. Ethan is battling cystic fibrosis, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation helped make his wish a reality. Thousands in Sacramento watched as Ethan worked his route.

Marcos Breton

Young woman fights to reclaim ‘my worth and my story’ after assault in Davis

The case of Brock Turner revived long-held doubts about a criminal justice system that seems to go easy on the men who perpetrate sexual assaults of women. Turner, the former Stanford swimmer, was gifted a six-month jail sentence in June by a Santa Clara County judge despite Turner’s conviction on three felony counts, including assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated or unconscious person.

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