Editorials

Editorials

Raiders jilt Oakland, hit Las Vegas jackpot

It’s simple math. Davis is chasing the gold and glitz of Las Vegas, and his partners in the world’s richest club are salivating at the $750 million that Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature pledged to help build a fabulous new stadium.

Editorials

Trump’s tough talk meets bloody reality in Mosul

The U.S. military is investigating whether its weapons killed as many as 200 civilians in Mosul, where a March 17 airstrike was called in by Iraqi troops targeting Islamic State fighters and equipment. The president should be very wary of deepening American involvement in Iraq and Syria.

Editorials

Schiff rises, Nunes falters in Russia investigation

Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has shown himself to be a calm and smart voice at the eye of a political hurricane. Rep. Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the committee, has proven to be, first and foremost, an apologist and surrogate for President Donald Trump.

Editorials

No more excuses about hiding police videos

Sacramento’s mayor and City Council made the logical decision to force police to release videos from the shooting of Armani Sicilian Lee in Del Paso Heights. Any delay would’ve set the wrong precedent for a department still trying to regain the trust of the public.

Editorials

Trump pick for Supreme Court could be worse than Gorsuch

He appears headed toward confirmation to the Supreme Court. Senate Democrats may not like his judicial philosophy and may be suspicious of how he might rule on big issues, but they have to ask themselves: If they filibuster and somehow manage to block Neil Gorsuch, would the next nominee sent up by President Donald Trump be any better?

Editorials

Republican bill would let employers get way too personal

A bill that would threaten our DNA privacy could be part of the follow-up legislation to replace Obamacare. A broad range of health, privacy and consumer advocacy groups have already come out against the proposal, which would let employers impose financial penalties on workers who refuse genetic testing as part of workplace wellness programs.

Editorials

Ending homelessness just got more complicated

Sacramento County supervisors on Tuesday will weigh recommendations to redirect federal housing vouchers and other resources to help 1,755 homeless adults and youths. But the plan will rely on federal funding, which, under President Donald Trump, is less dependable than it once was.

Editorials

Forget silly slogans. Get to know the real Sacramento

“City of Trees” or “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital”? Slogans matter, but they shouldn’t matter that much. What’s important is what actually happens in Sacramento, from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament at Golden 1 Center, to grander plans to re-energize Old Sacramento.

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