For National Sunshine Week, we honor the importance of open and transparent government. So, perhaps Gov. Gavin Newsom can ask law enforcement groups why they’re working so hard to undermine Senate Bill 1421.
The Sacramento Regional Transit board will discuss a proposal to create a temporary homeless shelter in an empty SacRT lot. The board’s decision will set the tone for Sacramento as addresses homelessness.
Stephon Clark’s shooting death could have been avoided with stricter rules for when police can use deadly force. His death must inspire a movement to pass Assembly Bill 392, which can save lives through reform
Tech giants Google, Amazon and Microsoft are going into the oil business. A viral video from Sen. Dianne Feinstein at an elementary school in support of the Green New Deal went viral for all the wrong reasons.
Attorney General Xavier Becerra flip-flops on transparency and police officers – almost. California Governor Gavin Newsom does the right thing on DNA. Dignity Health announced grants totaling over $1 million for 14 local community health projects.
The vagueness of deadly force use when “reasonable” has resulted in deaths of many unarmed civilians, a disproportionate number of them black men. Assembly Bill 392 would modify that standard, and it should.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg unveiled a proposal during his annual State of the City address to put $200 million into an “economic trust fund” to invest in some of our city’s poorest neighborhoods.
California Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his first State of the State speech Tuesday where he trimmed down some of Brown’s biggest and most contentious projects and appeared to prepare for a few of his own.
Will our community care for all its citizens and provide for the common good in order to help those who fall into homelessness? Or will Sacramento remain a place where thousands must sleep – and sometimes die – in the streets?
While it’s understandable that Attorney General Xavier Becerra hesitates to challenge law enforcement organizations whose political support he cherishes, it’s also disappointing to see him bend over backward for them to betray the public trust.
The Sacramento City Council is poised to approve a new restroom facility by the Portland Loo company or one of its competitors in Cesar Chavez Park. Approval is crucial to protecting human dignity and health.
At a time when law enforcement agencies across the state are actively resisting transparency and accountability, Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn is pursuing a different, better course. Can he implement the necessary changes?
Newly elected California Governor Gavin Newsom shocked city officials across the state when he sued Huntington Beach over its housing plan. They should not be surprised. He means to solve the housing crisis.
A former state worker alleges she was fired in retaliation for her cooperation in an investigation by the state auditor. The auditor’s refusal to confirm the investigation’s existence raises troubling questions.