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Sacramento is home. It always has been, and it always will be. Having lived here most of my life, I recognize Sacramento is a place where people hold a variety of opinions, live amid a rich environmental landscape and are part of diverse communities.
But like most of the country, Sacramento is also steeped in structural and societal inequities that disproportionately affect people of color and poorer communities.
As CapRadio’s news editor, it’s my job to help our reporters develop stories with the context and understanding of Sacramento´s history and the many experiences of the people who live here.
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October 10, 2022
The district, which comprises cities like Rancho Cordova and Elk Grove and spans all the way down to Galt and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta communities like Isleton, will have a new representative for the first time in nearly two decades.
Voters can pick Natomas Unified School Board Member Lisa Kaplan or Natomas Chamber of Commerce President Alyssa Lozano to represent North Natomas on the City Council.
Voters can pick Michael Lynch or Karina Talamantes to represent District 3 — which includes South Natomas, Gardenland and Northgate — on the City Council.
September 28, 2022
The new laws could provide “up to 2.4 million new homes, including up to 400,000 homes affordable to low and moderate income households,” according to expert analysis.
September 1, 2022
From climate to housing to labor rights and more, hundreds of bills were passed by the California Legislature in 2022. Here are some of the major ones awaiting a signature or veto from Governor Gavin Newsom in September.
August 10, 2022
He’s currently facing a city investigation over concerns he does not live at his Nogales Street home. Now, he says all but one of the police visits to his home in the past three years didn’t happen.
July 4, 2022
The shooting happened at 16th and L streets outside of Mix Nightclub. Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester said no suspects have been arrested.
July 1, 2022
Here's a look at the key races in Sacramento County's 2022 primary election, including who will be moving to the November general election, and who won their seats outright.
Earlier this week, Mayor Darrell Steinberg sent a letter to Council member Sean Loloee giving him two options: Agree to an independent investigation or have the City Council vote for the investigation.
June 28, 2022
The letters follow reports that Council member Sean Loloee has lived in a million-dollar home in Granite Bay since he was sworn into office, instead of in District 2, a largely impoverished area he was elected to represent in 2020.