Correcting Inequities

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by Edgar Sanchez Aaron Howard obeys the rules. And now that he’s trying to get back into Sacramento’s legal cannabis sector, he has a partner in his brother Julian, a truck driver who will deliver [...]
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Emergency Response

by Edgar Sanchez When COVID-19 hit greater Sacramento, causing unemployment, hunger and dozens of deaths, one local nonprofit did something about it. Sacramento Area Congregations Together, or Sac ACT, created a COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund […]

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Staying in Place

By Anne Stokes COVID-19 has changed the way people live their lives across the globe and California has not escaped the pandemic’s health or economic effects. Unemployment rates are at record levels and millions are […]

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Facts Matter

By Edgar Sanchez Ivan Caballero has thick skin. That would explain why the Sacramento City College freshman recently revealed he doesn’t care what President Donald Trump says about news reporters. Trump has labeled journalists everything […]

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Not your ordinary nonprofit

By Edgar Sanchez Christmas 2019 came early for Julius Thibodeaux. Fifteen days before the holiday, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg announced during a City Council meeting that City Manager Howard Chan had reached a decision on […]

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2020 Census Op-Ed

BY ELEANOR LOVE As a 15-year-old high school sophomore in Sacramento, I like to think I’m well-informed. I follow the news. I’m active on social media. I have still-developing but strong political opinions that I […]

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Fighting for Family

BY EDGAR SANCHEZ Three years ago, Lan Nguyen, then a UCLA grad student, needed a subject for her Master’s Thesis in Asian American Studies. Rather than pen a traditional research paper, Nguyen undertook something more […]