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Buckle up, Sac City Unified parents: A reformer is about to take over

New Sacramento City Unified School District Superintendent Jorge Aguilar is a reformer who uses data to fix schools. But will the teachers union let him?

Marcos Breton

Does debating the American flag make us dumber?

UC Davis student leaders recently made the presence of an American flag optional at their senate meetings. Conservative websites have misrepresented their decision, calling it a “ban” and creating another fake flag controversy that dumbs down our political discussion.

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La Cosecha opens on Cinco de Mayo in Cesar Chavez Park

Ernesto Delgado, owner and operator of the new restaurant, La Cosecha, in Cesar Chavez Park, envisions the park as a place for the young and old to gather and stroll through the plaza’s paths. Offering the taste of Mexico from the menu at La Cosecha, which translates to "The Harvest."
Jose Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee
La Cosecha opens on Cinco de Mayo in Cesar Chavez Park 2:11

La Cosecha opens on Cinco de Mayo in Cesar Chavez Park

Rehabbed pier now open on West Sacramento riverfront 0:36

Rehabbed pier now open on West Sacramento riverfront

City wants to limit access to parts of Del Paso Regional Park 0:54

City wants to limit access to parts of Del Paso Regional Park

Take a look at Sacramento Mayor Steinberg's low-key ride 0:52

Take a look at Sacramento Mayor Steinberg's low-key ride