State & Local News

California rampage puts spotlight on homemade ‘ghost guns’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gunman who killed his wife and four others in a rampage in Northern California this week … »More

Unauthorized Mural Damages 102-Year-Old Guild Theater

(OAK PARK) - A recent tribute to local men who have died at the hands of local law enforcement officers was painted … »More

Gas Tax & Vehicle Fees Bump May Benefit State’s Black Business Owners (VIDEO)

(CBM) - A looming hike on the price of gasoline and new vehicle registration fees that will pay for improving the … »More

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National News

New NAACP President Speaks on Education & Charter Schools

LOS ANGELES (CBM) - Equitable education is a top priority for the National Association for the Advancement of … »More

NFL May Change Policy That Players ‘Should’ Stand for Anthem

(AP) - NFL owners will meet next week to consider changes to a game manual that says players “should” stand during … »More

OJ Simpson freed; parole official says he’ll live in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at a remote Nevada prison where O.J. Simpson was set free after nine years for armed … »More

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Upcoming Events

Fourth Annual ACE Golf Tournament

ACE Enterprises presents its Fourth Annual ACE Golf Tournament on Sunday, November 5. The fundraiser is scheduled to run 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, 3645 Fulton Avenue. The … [Read More...]

39th Annual Statewide BAPAC Convention

SACRAMENTO - State Treasurer John Chiang, California’s lead asset manager, banker and financier will be the guest speaker for the Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) convention … [Read More...]

Fortune School Hosts Fall Teacher Job Fair

Fortune School is looking for help in its efforts to close the African American achievement gap by preparing students for college. The charter school system is hosting a Fall Teacher Job Fair this … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series

RICHARD PAN: Recruiting to Fill California’s Diversity Gap

OPINION - I have been fighting for a state workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and community. With many state workers approaching retirement and an increase in available state jobs, I … »More

ROBERT WOODS: The Stock Market (Cont.)

OPINION - In a prior article I talked about the Stock Market and their components. We will continue where we left off with a discussion about Stock Market Management and Market Capitalization. … »More

TIANA BURSE: How To Overcome Life’s Challenges

OPINION - "Don't give up just because things are hard." - Anonymous Over the last 11 years I have found myself in a mental place where I didn't know if I could handle another life challenge or … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News

Randolph helps Kings knock off Thunder 94-86

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Zach Randolph chuckled at the thought that he is too old to still log major minutes in the NBA. The veteran big man has a different perspective on his game. “I’m in my prime,” Randolph said with a wide grin. Looked … »More

Remembered as a True Legend on Screen and Broadway, Robert Guillaume Dies at 89

(NNPA) - Family members, friends and fans are grieving the loss of television and stage icon Robert Guillaume, who died on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Guillaume, 89, is survived by his second wife, Donna Brown, a son and three daughters. “He was a … »More

Kings Squander 19-Point Lead, Cousins Scores 41 In Return To Sacramento

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins could exhale at last. The nerves were long gone, his highly anticipated return to Sacramento in the books — and what a beauty it was. Cousins immediately scored after winning the opening tip and never … »More

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Health News

California ‘Obamacare’ enrollment up slightly from last year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's health insurance marketplace says enrollment is up slightly from the same period last … »More

Need Health Insurance? It’s Enrollment Time at Covered California!

LOS ANGELES (CBM) - Enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) opens November 1, and Covered … »More

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