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SACRAMENTO OBSERVER FOUNDER AND PUBLISHER Dr. William Lee marks the 10th anniversary of his newspaper in this Sacramento Bee photo from Nov. 26, 1972. The Observer was created to help share stories of African...
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Mask From the Past

MASK-WEARING ISN’T ONLY a modern-day phenomenon. This woman, whose identity is unknown, poses outside a home at 2031 16th St. in Sacramento during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.
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Statements of Support

Many local businesses and nonprofits have issued formal statements in response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and some of the statements include steps the organizations plan to take to combat...
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On the Front Lines

THE SACRAMENTO NURSES WHO ATTEND TO COVID-19 patients belong to a lineage of distinguished medical professionals that extends deep into our city’s history. In this 1912 photo, nurses gather in front of Mater Misericordiae at 23rd...
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Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Tuesday, May 26

It’s day 68 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.The numbers, as of 9 a.m.*:Sacramento County cases: 1,310 Sacramento County deaths: 56Yolo County cases: 198 Yolo County deaths: 22Placer County cases: 188 Placer County deaths: 9El Dorado County cases:...
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Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Friday, May 22

It’s day 64 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.The numbers, as of 9 a.m.*:Sacramento County cases: 1,272 Sacramento County deaths: 56Yolo County cases: 186 Yolo County deaths: 22Placer County cases: 184 Placer County deaths: 8El Dorado County cases:...
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Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Thursday, May 21

It’s day 63 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.The numbers, as of 9 a.m.*:Sacramento County cases: 1,266 Sacramento County deaths: 56Yolo County cases: 185 Yolo County deaths: 22Placer County cases: 176 Placer County deaths: 8El Dorado County cases:...
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Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Wednesday, May 20

It’s day 62 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.The numbers, as of 9 a.m.*:Sacramento County cases: 1,255 Sacramento County deaths: 56Yolo County cases: 185 Yolo County deaths: 22Placer County cases: 176 Placer County deaths: 8El Dorado County cases:...
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Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Tuesday, May 19

It’s day 61 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.The numbers, as of 9 a.m.*:Sacramento County cases: 1,250 Sacramento County deaths: 56Yolo County cases: 184 Yolo County deaths: 22Placer County cases: 177 Placer County deaths: 8El Dorado County cases:...
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Sacramento’s Coronavirus Update: Monday, May 18

It’s day 60 of Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order.The numbers, as of 9 a.m.*:Sacramento County cases: 1,245 Sacramento County deaths: 56Yolo County cases: 184 Yolo County deaths: 22Placer County cases: 175 Placer County deaths: 8El Dorado County cases:...

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