Budtender Danny Cress gives a crash course in recreational marijuana, legal in California as of Jan. 1. Paul Kitagaki Jr. Brad Branan
Budtender Danny Cress gives a crash course in recreational marijuana, legal in California as of Jan. 1. Paul Kitagaki Jr. Brad Branan
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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