Commentary

Housing as a human right

Housing advocates have repeatedly made the call for brave, creative solutions for Sacramento’s growing homeless and housing crisis. Stakeholders have laid on the table many…


SATRC: Along came poly

Welcome to Sex and the River City: your progressive, sex-positive sex and love advice column. Dear Kenna, My partner and I aren’t sure if we’re…


Losing our storytellers

Blame it on “restructuring” or “necessary budget cuts,” but some of our greatest storytellers have been silenced. As cities across the country learn to live…




Revamp the Pee Tunnel

The “Pee Tunnel” is a daily obstacle for homeless children and families accessing services at Sacramento Loaves & Fishes on foot. At the same time,…


A collective hurt

Almost immediately after the road was blocked off to shield the scene where their young bodies lay, people began making excuses. “That’s South Sac for…



Acting on scientific data

On Saturday, April 22, an estimated 18-20,000 people attended the March for Science, held at the California State Capitol in Sacramento. Three young scientists delivered speeches…