Editorials

Editorials

We can’t fix homelessness without regional strategy

To really make a dent in homelessness, the strategy must prize getting the most vulnerable people off the streets quickly, as well as getting them into permanent housing and preventing others from becoming homeless in the first place by building more housing. None of this can be accomplished in silos.

Editorials

In the war of real news vs. fake news, it’s a draw

The spread of fake news through Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and other social media networks is a bigger threat to democracy than many would like to admit. Mark Zuckerberg and others in Silicon Valley must continue to find ways to push back, if only for the sake of democracy.

Editorials

Don’t let Trump roll back good food policy

California raised national consciousness on food and health during the Obama administration. But the coming Trump administration is being advised by lobbyists for Big Soda and corporations that view the Food and Drug Administration as “food police.”

Editorials

America can’t risk a cabinet of deplorables

It’s dangerous if Donald Trump is surrounded by like-minded loyalists who won’t challenge him or control his worst instincts. The picks announced Friday for his national security team will amplify his extreme positions on immigration, terrorism and Russia.

Videos

Trump protesters pack big guns

Micah Naziri, right, and James Campbell, bring assault weapons to downtown Cleveland as part of a protest against Donald Trump.
Dan Morain The Sacramento Bee
Trump protesters pack big guns 1:11

Trump protesters pack big guns

Tax reform is 'profoundly difficult' in California, Gavin Newsom says 5:34

Tax reform is 'profoundly difficult' in California, Gavin Newsom says

Video: Gavin Newsom on financing marijuana dispensaries 2:42

Video: Gavin Newsom on financing marijuana dispensaries

'One thing we don't want is to make the mistakes' of Colorado, Oregon, Washington - Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on marijuana 5:13

'One thing we don't want is to make the mistakes' of Colorado, Oregon, Washington - Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on marijuana