State & Local News

Famed ‘Concussion’ pathologist alleges autopsy interference

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — San Joaquin County’s chief medical examiner, known nationally as the doctor depicted in … »More

Lawyers sue Calif. because too many children can’t read

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A group of prominent lawyers representing teachers and students from poor performing schools filed … »More

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

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National News

Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations

DETROIT (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday after a nearly 53-year career, … »More

Report finds law enforcement failed at Charlottesville rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement’s response to a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia last summer … »More

Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces Parkinson’s Diagnosis

(NNPA) - Reverend Jesse Jackson’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis caught many by surprise, but those who know him … »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

Raiders Roll Into 3-Way Tie In AFC West, Reserve Receivers A Factor In Win Over Giants

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr connected on passes with eight different players in the team’s 24-17 win over the New York Jets on Sunday. Carr’s ability to make plays with a combination of receivers and running backs was … »More

Raiders beat Broncos 21-14 in fight-filled game

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With one starting receiver ejected, a second hurt and Oakland’s once 21-point lead down to seven, Derek Carr dropped back to pass with a chance to seal a victory with a third-down conversion. Carr lofted the ball into a void … »More

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

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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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