State & Local News

New Law Criminalizes Calling Transgender Elderly “Preferred” Gender Pronouns

SACRAMENTO (CBM) - In 2007, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) symbolically … »More

Local Entrepreneur Spearheads Donation Drive for Hurricane Survivors

She’s known for bringing Caribbean entertainment to Northern California and now Denise Carter is working to send … »More

CA State Capitol First Female Black Top Cop Retires for the Second Time (VIDEO)

(CBM) - Debra Manning has retired from her position as chief sergeant-at-arms of the California Senate for the … »More

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National News

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

59 killed as gunman opens fire at Las Vegas concert

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets … »More

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Upcoming Events

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...]

Karyn White To Debut Film & Music

SACRAMENTO - She’s been away from the music industry for 17 years, but the singer most known for her hit “Superwoman,” says she hasn’t put away her cape just yet. “Everybody loves a comeback … [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

Kings Fall To Houston Rockets 105-100 In Season Opener At G1C

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — Last season, the Sacramento Kings were all about playing in brand new Golden 1 Center for the first time since leaving Sleep Train Arena in North Natomas. For the start of the 2017-2018 campaign, the team was clearly about … »More

Carr Returns, But Oakland Raiders’ Losing Skid Continues

OAKLAND, Calif. — Despite suffering a transverse fracture in his back two weeks ago, quarterback Derek Carr returned to action for the Oakland Raiders against the Los Angeles Chargers. But his presence on the field wasn’t enough to halt a losing … »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 the national anthem, a guideline the league has left to the discretion of players who kneeled in large numbers after criticism from … »More

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Health News

Women’s Health Emphasized At Medical Conference

SACRAMENTO - Yes2Kollege Educational Resources and the University of California Health and Betty Irene Moore School of … »More

Titus 2 Collaborative hosts its 2017 Single Mothers Empowerment Forum & Tea

SACRAMENTO - The area support and empowerment group, Titus 2 Collaborative hosts its 2017 Single Mothers Empowerment Forum … »More

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