State & Local News

Black man punched by Sacramento officer files rights lawsuit (VIDEO)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer … »More

Fresno shooter has Sacramento connection

FRESNO (CBM) -Fresno is the latest scene of a mass shooting since last week’s fatal shooting at a San Bernardino … »More

CA Republicans Strike Working-class Tone During Gas Tax Debate

SACRAMENTO (CBM) - Last week, the California legislature voted to approve a $52 billion transportation bill that … »More

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National News

African Americans Lead Both Houses of the Nevada State Legislature

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Rep. Jason Frierson made history Monday by becoming Nevada’s first Black Assembly Speaker … »More

Senate Confirms Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

(NNPA) - With the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court, Senate Republicans won … »More

Black teens most active on social media apps

(AP) - Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have … »More

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Upcoming Events

The REACH One Alliance presents Second Annual REACH for Greatness Show

CITRUS HEIGHTS - The REACH One Alliance, a character education program that promotes compassion, kindness, Inclusion, service, and greatness, is having its Second Annual REACH for Greatness Show on … [Read More...]

2017 Innovative Summer Camp – Open House

SACRAMENTO - Efforts to expose young people of color to science, technology, engineering, agriculture, and math fields is picking up “steam.” The University of California’s Division of Agriculture … [Read More...]

Sacramento State’s UNIQUE Programs host special screening and discussion of Horror Thriller “Get Out”

SACRAMENTO - Sacramento State University’s UNIQUE Programs presents a special screening of the horror film, “Get Out” on Thursday, April 27. The screening is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the … [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

JaVale McGee Proves His Value To Warriors, Takes Pride In Family Name

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors reserve center JaVale McGee got a rude awakening by his mother Pam McGee one early morning while he was attending Detroit Country Day School in Michigan. McGee said he had a “bad game” as a sophomore on … »More

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez dead after hanging self in cell

BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday while serving a life sentence for murder, authorities said. Hernandez, 27, was found by guards at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley … »More

Golden State’s Durant Gets 32 Points, Beat Portland 121-109

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant had 32 points, 10 rebounds, and two assists and Draymond Green had 19 points, 12 rebounds, and nine assists to give the Golden State Warriors a 109-121 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in the first game of Round … »More

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Health News

American Health Care Act hist major roadblock after bad CBO numbers

(NNPA) - Less than a day after the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis of the “American Health Care Act of … »More

Area Zumba instructors host “Let’s Move” Dance Fitness Fundraiser

OAK PARK - In a nod to former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and her public health campaign, local fitness advocates are … »More

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