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.
Sacramento is yours as much as mine, so if you have any questions or suggestions on how CapRadio should report on what´s happening, let me know.
December 1, 2021
The first case of the omicron variant of COVID-19 was found in California, state health officials confirm.
November 11, 2021
Sacramento’s redistricting commission is in the process of redrawing City Council districts, something that happens across the country every decade following the results of the decennial U.S. census.
October 26, 2021
Sacramento city and county opened emergency shelters. But many unhoused residents say they’re not easy to access — and some didn’t know about the dangerous storm.
An elderly Oak Park woman’s longtime home might be sold due to unfinished construction. She’s fighting to keep it.
October 20, 2021
Wanda Clark says a contractor took off with her money before renovating her home. Years later, the house remains unfinished, city fines have piled up and the courts want to sell it.
September 13, 2021
The president will make a tour of the West Monday to survey wildfire damage, including a stop in Sacramento. He spoke at Mather Airport on the administration's response to fires.
September 11, 2021
It’s not clear where or when Steinberg contracted the highly contagious virus, but he said he received a positive test on Friday. The mayor, who turns 62 in October, said being fully vaccinated has kept severe symptoms at bay.
August 27, 2021
Sacramento County Health Officer Dr. Olivia Kasirye said patients may need to be moved to other counties.
August 19, 2021
Just like the Dixie Fire, it’s possible the Caldor Fire will decrease one day and strengthen the next. Firefighters and residents in impacted areas will have to watch out for sudden changes in wind patterns moving forward.
August 11, 2021
The Sacramento native says he will retire at the end of this year. He was sworn in exactly four years ago as the department's first Black chief.
Sacramento Police Stop, Search, Use Force Against Black Residents At Much Higher Rate Than White People, Report Says
July 28, 2021
Between 2014 and 2019, police were 4.5 times more likely to commit acts of force against Black residents, according to a report by the Center for Policing Equity and released Tuesday.