Opinion

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What journalists do

President Trump doesn’t seem to know – more likely, simply doesn’t care – that journalists ask questions, questions that are sometimes tough, pointed and skeptical. That’s how truth is learned. That’s how the people’s right to know is served.

Soapbox

We can prevent mass shootings. Here’s how

Mass shootings such as Thousand Oaks should not be the new normal. Background checks can stop many high-risk persons from buying firearms. Gun violence restraining orders can be temporarily seized from individuals in crisis.

Jack Ohman gives preview of how he will draw Gavin Newsom

Sacramento Bee editorial cartoonist Jack Ohman reveals how he will draw Gavin Newsom as California governor after illustrating Jerry Brown for several years. He also reveals something about Brown's dog.