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Based on “Rural Stories”.

Success and Setbacks

Jose “Chepo” Leyva-Lopez has won praise for his home-made tamales and business acumen, but dozens of hurdles remain By Elizabeth . . .

Down and out in Sacramento

My brother Joe spent a good two decades homeless on Sacramento’s streets in the 1980s and 90s, overnighting at the American River and pan-handling, getting arrested and jailed. We have the same parents, went to the same private schools and never wanted for anything growing up.