The Conversation

Dan Morain

The showman and the politician

Having seized the Republican presidential nomination in Cleveland, Donald Trump gestured, strutted, smirked and yelled at the nation for 75 minutes, and we pundits panned the performance, as we so often have.

California Forum

America needs an upgrade

Politicians regularly talk about the need to rebuild America and produce millions of jobs in the process. Year in, year out, though, the drill is the same. People balk at paying to improve the country.

Ben Boychuk

Can Donald Trump really save America?

Let’s assume Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president. Perish the thought? Most pundits and political prognosticators have tended to focus on the worst-case scenarios surrounding a Trump nomination. I certainly have.

Videos

Sacramento Kings draft picks Fox, Mason, Jackson and Giles get loud and warm welcome

Sacramento Kings draft picks De’Aaron Fox, Harry Mason, Justin Jackson and Giles get loud and warm welcome at Cesar Chavez Plaza Friday, June 23, 2017.
Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Kings draft picks Fox, Mason, Jackson and Giles get loud and warm welcome 0:48

Sacramento Kings draft picks Fox, Mason, Jackson and Giles get loud and warm welcome

Watch a runaway big rig skid into an escape ramp on California interstate 1:11

Watch a runaway big rig skid into an escape ramp on California interstate

Ruthie Bolton opens up about the abuse in her marriage 4:09

Ruthie Bolton opens up about the abuse in her marriage

How to be safe with fireworks this year 1:27

How to be safe with fireworks this year