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Marcos Breton

What it would really take to fix the troubled Sac PD

Sacramento police are under scrutiny for alleged police brutality after an officer beat an African American suspect during a jaywalking stop. The incident illustrates the need for a new police chief in the capital of California.

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.

Marcos Breton

Upset with Trump? Well, maybe you should have voted

Donald Trump has record-low approval ratings for a new president, and the country has erupted in large protests, emotional Facebook campaigns, and angry town meetings. But only 58 percent of registered voters cast ballots in November, and that would have been the time to make your voice heard.

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Rehabbed pier now open on West Sacramento riverfront

The Mill Street Pier in West Sacramento's Bridge District provides views of a growing neighborhood and the downtown Sacramento skyline.
Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
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

'Art Street' hopes to build on success of temporary display 1:27

'Art Street' hopes to build on success of temporary display