California Forum

Editorials

Is Trump building a blueprint for mass deportation?

President Trump’s executive orders and enforcement memos issued by the Department of Homeland Security dramatically expand the groups at risk of deportation. If Congress appropriates the money, there will be 10,000 more Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents and 5,000 more at Customs and Border Protection. This looks like the “deportation force” the White House insists it won’t create.

Soapbox

Oroville Dam shows urgent need for climate adaptation

California leads the world in climate science, greenhouse gas reduction strategies and climate mitigation investments, but we have largely neglected our responsibility to make the state more resilient to climate change. Currently, there is no mechanism to fund adaptation research and implementation projects that comes close to matching the scale of our challenges.

Videos

Watch world's oldest pro bodybuilder

Jim Arrington, who turned 84 the next day, wons the 2016 IFBB Pro Masters, age 70 and up, in Pittsburgh, Penn. He is recognized as the world's oldest pro bodybuilder. Video by Debbie Arrington, The Sacramento Bee
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Watch world's oldest pro bodybuilder 1:59

Watch world's oldest pro bodybuilder

Faces of the homeless and a poem: a video essay 0:58

Faces of the homeless and a poem: a video essay

Death row inmate Lawrence Bittaker said he's getting afraid of death 1:56

Death row inmate Lawrence Bittaker said he's getting afraid of death

Watch artist Stephanie Taylor draw the fire alarm bell in Dutch Flat 0:33

Watch artist Stephanie Taylor draw the fire alarm bell in Dutch Flat