Pictures from just a year ago show Velvelyn Brown smiling and plump. Today she is worn and thin, and has been living out of her car for several months. McClatchy Anita Chabria
Pictures from just a year ago show Velvelyn Brown smiling and plump. Today she is worn and thin, and has been living out of her car for several months. McClatchy Anita Chabria
Marcos Bretón

Marcos Bretón

Connecting the dots on issues, people and news in the Sacramento region

How Sacramento leaders feuded, rejected ‘haters’ and made a historic deal to fight homelessness

November 09, 2017 04:00 AM

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Hello, my name is Marcos Bretón, and I'm the news columnist with The Sacramento Bee. What’s a columnist supposed to do? I’m supposed to make you think, make you laugh, make you mad or make you see an issue in a different way. I also write a weekly baseball column during the baseball season. I am a native of Northern California and the son of Mexican immigrants. I’ve been at The Bee for more than 20 years, and I love Sacramento.

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