Interim News Anchor
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.
September 28, 2021
Camden Spit & Larder and Beast & Bounty earned “Plate” awards, while Nixtaco and Yue Huang join Canon and Frank Fat’s with prestigious “Bib Gourmand” honors.
September 24, 2021
Legislation creating a process for replacing the statue honoring Spanish missionary Junipero Serra with a monument honoring local tribes is signed by the California governor.
September 23, 2021
A beloved landmark is considering up-and-leaving its longtime city digs for a bigger home in the suburbs.
September 20, 2021
Officials say drivers should be alert to crews working along the highway and cautioned that the area will look very different than it did before the fire.
September 14, 2021
A Sacramento County Board of Supervisors resolution denouncing COVID-19 misinformation puts one of its members on the hot seat. The resolution states that misinformation poses a threat to the health of Sacramento County residents.
September 2, 2021
Students returning to California’s publicly-owned four-year college and university campuses this fall will be required to show proof of vaccination. Most students attending community college in the state won’t have the same safeguard.
August 13, 2021
While California is in the midst of massive wildfires and a historic drought, a UN report has painted a more graphic picture about future climate change impacts. We asked California experts about the state’s role in solving the crisis.
August 4, 2021
Starting next year, residents of Sacramento and Yolo counties will be able to dispose of edible organic material in their home yard waste containers, a response to a state law requiring a 75% reduction of food waste sent to landfills by 2025.
July 25, 2021
Fueled by concern about rising cases of the delta variant, some Sacramento business owners are adopting their own COVID-19 protocol, such as requiring masks or proof of vaccination.
June 22, 2021
California has introduced an online portal for residents to obtain a digital copy of their COVID-19 vaccine record. The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse is worried the state is leaving it up to individuals to limit use of the information.