Sacramento/ Community & Society
Published on June 16, 2020
Top Sacramento news: John Sutter statue removed; mayor proposes list of police reforms; morePhoto: Kevin Cortopassi/Flickr

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Sacramento.

Sacramento John Sutter statue taken down over claims it represents oppression

A statue of the city of Sacramento’s most recognized founder has been taken down over claims it represents slavery and oppression.

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Sacramento African American museum volunteers giving out art bags, food

The museum is currently closed because of the pandemic, but every first and third Friday, McDaniels and SOJO Museum volunteers give out 300-plus bags of art supplies.

Read the full story on ABC Sacramento, KXTV.

Barricaded person in West Sacramento neighborhood taken into custody

A person has been taken into custody after barricading themselves in a West Sacramento home for hours late Monday evening.

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Mayor Darrell Steinberg proposes list of reforms for Sacramento Police Department

Steinberg’s reforms come on the same day that California’s top law enforcement officer, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, also outlined nine changes he’d like to see with police departments.

Read the full story on CBS Sacramento.

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