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.
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.
June 15, 2021
From Sacramento and San Joaquin to Placer and Yolo counties, workers, customers and business owners celebrated the state’s easing of COVID guidelines — but not everyone was ready to take off their masks.
May 28, 2021
George Floyd’s death sparked a social uprising so massive that it spanned the globe. But as much of the world moved on, the resulting trauma still persists for many Black Americans.
May 27, 2021
Three new office buildings will soon house thousands of California state workers when completed this summer. But as more Golden State employees seek remote work, it's unclear how these new changes will impact the city center.
May 18, 2021
New public art being installed at the Sacramento Convention Center this month has resurfaced an ongoing debate about whether local artists should be the beneficiaries of city-funded sculptures.
April 30, 2021
Two Sacramento attractions, the science and convention centers, underwent major renovations during the pandemic, but emerge ready to reopen.
April 28, 2021
The annual gathering, a major economic driver for Reno and Northern Nevada, won’t be happening in 2021. Burning Man organizers say they will focus on 2022.
April 23, 2021
While there was a strong uptick in affordable housing built in Sacramento during 2020, the city fell well below its one-year and eight-year state-issued targets.
April 13, 2021
The Sacramento History Museum has become a surprise hit on TikTok, bringing their historical printing presses to a modern audience.