An official portrait of Sen. Tony Mendoza is removed from a display of active Senators in a hallway outside the Senate chambers on Thursday. Mendoza resigned from office just as his colleagues considered whether to expel him.
Sacramento is one of five counties that will be testing a new voting system, starting with the June 2018 primary. All registered voters in these counties will automatically be sent a ballot 28 days prior to Election Day. Voters will be able to return their ballot by mail, deliver it to a drop-off location, or cast it in-person at any vote center in the county. Here's more:
Sacramento artist Stephanie Taylor's time-lapse drawing inspired by her awakening from a sleepy weekend in Petaluma to the smell of smoke in Sonoma County and a frightening escape from Northern California's wildfires.