Ed Fletcher is a
multimedia journalist, filmmaker and community leader who was
born and raised in the Sacramento region. He attended Casa Roble
High School in Orangevale before leaving to Louisiana to attend
the historically black Southern University. In 2000, he returned
as a staff writer at The Sacramento Bee. Ed’s creative
exploration has included performing improv and stand-up comedy,
as well as attending the Burning Man counterculture festival
annually. He’s the president of Sacramento Valley Spark, a
local nonprofit inspired by the 10 principles of Burning
We spoke with Hacker Lab CEO Gina Alatorre about trying to save the enterprise from debt, the next pivot and her hard-learned lessons.
As a field representative for Congressman Ami Bera, Sergio
Robles is Bera’s eyes and ears in the south Sacramento
region. He also shapes policy as Elk Grove’s
As director of Stockton’s Office of Performance and Data Analytics, Regan puts the vast amount of city data to work to improve equity and quality of life for the citizens of the city.