Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, seen at a news conference in October 2015, has been the driving force behind the innovation fund and its mandate for the city to be far more responsive to quick-thinking entrepreneurs.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, seen at a news conference in October 2015, has been the driving force behind the innovation fund and its mandate for the city to be far more responsive to quick-thinking entrepreneurs. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, seen at a news conference in October 2015, has been the driving force behind the innovation fund and its mandate for the city to be far more responsive to quick-thinking entrepreneurs. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

One edge on tech Sacramento has, San Francisco doesn’t

June 26, 2016 05:14 PM

UPDATED June 29, 2016 01:22 PM

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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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