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Ed Fletcher is a multimedia journalist, filmmaker and community leader who was born and raised in the Sacramento region. He attended Casa Roble High School in Orangevale before leaving to Louisiana to attend the historically black Southern University. In 2000, he returned as a staff writer at The Sacramento Bee. Ed's creative exploration has included performing improv and stand-up comedy, as well as attending the Burning Man counterculture festival annually. He's the president of Sacramento Valley Spark, a local nonprofit inspired by the 10 principles of Burning Man.
April 6, 2021
The generation of green power from offshore wind turbines is set to see major gains under plans introduced by President Joe Biden, but as an industry expert explains, the path in California is more complicated.
February 25, 2021
The proposal would create a $1.6-million pilot program operating during weekdays from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. The plan faced strong opposition from area police chiefs, while advocates pushed for a 24/7 system.
February 23, 2021
While winds aren't expected to match what the city saw earlier this winter, officials are urging unhoused Sacramento residents to take advantage of a city parking garage for emergency shelter with warming centers closed after a COVID-19 outbreak.
‘We Really Want To Figure This Out.’ Sacramento City, County Government Divided In Struggle To Confront Homelessness Crisis
February 12, 2021
Advocates for Sacramento’s homeless residents say city and county officials failed to provide adequate emergency shelter before last month’s powerful storm. Only now are city officials taking more aggressive steps.
January 30, 2021
Calaveras County is the setting of the movie "First Date" premiering at the Sundance Film Festival.
January 8, 2021
But the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump extremists in Washington D.C. raises difficult questions about whether the state building is vulnerable to a similar attack.
December 16, 2020
Jessica Sanders will soon move to Sacramento to become executive director of the Sacramento Tree Foundation. She recently spoke with CapRadio about what she hopes to achieve in her new role, including addressing issues of equity and climate change.
November 27, 2020
The pandemic has been changing the way some people work, from pressed office pants to pajama pants at home. With that change, some people in the Bay Area aren’t deciding just to change their pants, but their scenery too — all the way to Sacramento.
November 13, 2020
The county is nearly finished tallying ballots. This is a look at the results so far.
October 17, 2020
Restaurants aren't the only businesses moving outdoors to stay open during the pandemic. Some Sacramento cardrooms are making space for gamblers in outside casinos.