SCTA, SCUSD Make Agreements, Strike Averted

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor After over a year of negotiations beginning in October of last year, the Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) strike has been avoided due to both parties finally reaching contract agreements. The agreement was announced by mayor Darrell Steinberg and the SCTA. The raises agreed upon total 11 percent over the three-year length of the contract. The deal will retroactively raise … Continue reading SCTA, SCUSD Make Agreements, Strike Averted

Eight Minutes with the Mayor

By Dominic J Larsen, Clarion Staff Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, the newest citizen to hold the title, just passed over two months in office. On February 7, he hosted a press conference at City Hall with some of the area’s finest student journalists including a half-dozen from John F. Kennedy High School. Some of the other 12 area high schools participating in the event included … Continue reading Eight Minutes with the Mayor

Sacramento 2016 Mayoral Election

By Timothy Curry, Clarion Staff Four mayoral candidates have announced their intent to run in this year’s race, the winner will be decided by Sacramento voters on June 7, 2016.   Angelique Ashby, currently a councilwoman from the North Natomas area was the first to officially enter the race after the current mayor, Kevin Johnson, announced he would not run.   She was elected to her … Continue reading Sacramento 2016 Mayoral Election