State & Local News

Family Outraged At Teacher’s Lynching Comment

(FOLSOM) - The family of a local teen has filed a formal complaint with his school after a teacher’s controversial … »More

2016 NAACP Election Held, Results Contested

(SACRAMENTO) - After last week’s election, former Sacramento NAACP President Betty Williams is set to be sworn in … »More

San Francisco teachers union offers Trump lesson plan

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's public schools have been offered a classroom lesson plan that calls … »More

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National News

Officer charged in shooting that was streamed on Facebook

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Philando Castile was pulled over in July, he calmly told the officer he had a gun and … »More

NCAA: Graduation rates up for black men’s basketball players

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The NCAA announced Tuesday that 77 percent of black men's Division I basketball players who … »More

‘Not my president:’ Trump denounced in protests across US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A day after Donald Trump's election to the presidency, campaign divisions appeared to widen as … »More

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Upcoming Events

After the 2016 Election: The Way Forward for Black People

The Sacramento Area Black Caucus (SABC) invites the community to attend a dialogue titled, “After the 2016 Election: The Way Forward for Black People,” on Wednesday, November 30. The discussion is … [Read More...]

Turkey Giveaway to Help Families in Need

(SOUTH SACRAMENTO) - On Tuesday, November 22, Assemblymember Cooper, along with event partners including Grocery Outlet Bargain Market are providing over 2,000 free turkeys to families in need as part … [Read More...]

Four Public Safety Meetings Scheduled by Sacramento City Council

SACRAMENTO — The City Council of the City of Sacramento has scheduled four community meetings throughout the city in November to hear directly from City residents on Officer Next Door Community … [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

Oakland Raiders Seal First-Winning Record In 14 Years, Face Buffalo Bills On Dec. 4

OAKLAND - It has been a long time since the crowd at Oakland Alameda-County Coliseum has erupted in anticipation of a close victory. But after this Sunday’s game, the Oakland Raiders have nine victories and just two losses in a hard fought victory … »More

Carr overcomes injury to rally Raiders past Panthers 35-32

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A big blown lead, a short week against a rested opponent and a banged-up pinkie for their quarterback. Right now it seems as if nothing can derail the Oakland Raiders. Derek Carr came back from his injury to lead another … »More

Cousins scores 37, Kings get 122-105 win in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had a big third quarter, and these days it seems like everybody does against the Brooklyn Nets. Cousins had 37 points and 11 rebounds, scoring 18 points in the third quarter, to lead the Sacramento Kings to a … »More

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Health News

Obama health plan hit by double-digit premium hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers … »More

Skyrocketing EpiPen Price Causes Outrage

(CBM) - A Riverside County mom could get help from Golden State voters in a fight for her life if they pass a proposition … »More

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