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Sacramento rapper and convicted gang member Mozzy now one of the music industry's most-wanted commoditesnew

Mozzy is poised to become the biggest rapper ever out of Sacramento. And yet the troubled past that informs his raps and fuels his success might also lead to his demise.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Blake Gillespie  |  03-21-2016  |  Music

Shot in the Parknew

A Sacramento cop guns down a schizophrenic man. Police say it's justified. Witnesses tell a different story. Whatever the truth, it's a tragic reminder of the region's ongoing mental-health crisis.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Nick Miller  |  09-02-2015  |  Crime & Justice

How To Die In Californianew

Brittany Maynard's high-profile death may help usher in a right-to-die option for terminally ill patients in the Golden State.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Melinda Welsh  |  01-22-2015  |  Health

Is Sacramento’s Costly Water-Meter Install Wasting Millions?new

Sacramento says it's doing what’s necessary to update its water infrastructure. Experts question the reasoning behind the expensive and invasive plan.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Joe Rubin  |  11-14-2014  |  Policy Issues

Does UC Davis Have a Rape Problem?new

How the No. 1 college in California for reported sexual assaults—and one of the top five schools in the country—needs to change.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Janelle Bitker  |  10-16-2014  |  The War on Women

Return of the Messengernew

How Jeremy Renner's new film Kill The Messenger will vindicate Sacramento investigative journalist Gary Webb.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Melinda Welsh  |  09-25-2014  |  Media

12 Ways Republicans Keep Screwing Over Poor Americans and Womennew

A dozen low-down, dirty, shameful ways the GOP makes it bad to be broke in 21st-century America.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Sasha Abramsky  |  11-15-2013  |  Poverty

Everything you need to know about the Affordable Care Act in Californianew

Obamacare arrives in the Golden State this week.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Daniel Weintraub  |  10-01-2013  |  Health

Sitting Down with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniaknew

On privacy, the digital divide and the real Steve Jobs.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Rachel Leibrock  |  09-30-2013  |  Tech

Long live the Sacramento Kings? Or hello Seattle Supersonics?new

Sacramento tends to fail when it comes to public subsidies and arenas. And Seattle's offer is a slam dunk. Yet K.J.'s mastered the NBA game. Will Sac get Maloofed again this week, or does the mayor win one final buzzer beater?
Sacramento News & Review  |  Nick Miller  |  04-10-2013  |  Sports

Where's the Beef?new

Activists accuse California beef industry of trying to conceal animal abuse, unhealthy practices.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Alastair Bland  |  04-07-2013  |  Animal Issues

The Rehab Racketnew

California realigned its prison system more than two years ago, but rehabilitation is still out of whack.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Raheem F. Hosseini  |  04-05-2013  |  Crime & Justice

Sacramento vs. Seattle: A Tale of Two Kings Arena Dealsnew

What those outside of the Sacramento bubble say about the city's new arena proposal.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Nick Miller  |  03-29-2013  |  Policy Issues

Born-Again Republicannew

A walking wounded GOP hosts its annual convention in Sacramento this weekend. Our writer goes down the Grand Old rabbit hole to see if “Reagan Nation” can pull off a rebirth.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Nick Miller  |  03-04-2013  |  Politics

The Real Face of Homelessnessnew

As temperatures drop and shelters fill with men, women and children, it's time to re-examine 10 persistent myths about Sacramento's homeless population.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Nick Miller  |  11-16-2012  |  Homelessness

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