Viewpoints

Viewpoints

All hail the queen

Aretha Franklin was one of the most important musicians of our time, a genius who soared above genres and expectations to create music that will live forever.

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This is not the bail reform California needs

After a year of legal wrangling between the governor’s office, the judicial branch and the Legislature, a bail reform bill has been gutted and watered down. The new version essentially replaces the evils of money bail with a worse evil known as pretrial detention.

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Older adults have mental health needs, too

California youths need more mental health services, but 25 percent of serious mental illness occurs after age 25. Don’t one-quarter of Californians with later onset mental illness deserve prevention and early intervention services?

Painting the Delta

Watch as Sacramento artist Stephanie Taylor paints a Delta scene.