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  • Rappers, poets perform at Sacramento City Hall

    The open mic event was part of Mayor Darrell Steinberg's plan to invest in new arts programs.

The open mic event was part of Mayor Darrell Steinberg's plan to invest in new arts programs. Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
The open mic event was part of Mayor Darrell Steinberg's plan to invest in new arts programs. Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee
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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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