Clavo’s Funeral Set For Nov. 28, Reward Grows To $30,000

DEL PASO HEIGHTS — It’s been a difficult time for the family of Jaulon “J.J.” Clavo to mourn his passing while knowing the culprit or culprits involved in his shooting death is still walking free of justice. Clavo’s mother, Nicole Clavo, and his sister are struggling to comfort each other more than a week after […]

City Council Votes 7-2 Against Fuel Pumps In Curtis Park

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento City Council put an end to a contentious debate about land use by voting 7-2 to not allow Safeway to install a fuel center in Crocker Village, right outside of the southwest corner of the Curtis Park neighborhood. The eight-island, 16-fuel pumps presented by the developer Petrovich Development Company for […]

RFDC Offers Reward in Killing of JJ Clavo, DeMarcus Cousins to Pay for Funeral

DEL PASO HEIGHTS — In wake of the shooting death of Grant High School football player, Jaulon “J.J.” Clavo, the Sacramento community has stepped up to ensure that the 17-year-old student will be buried with dignity. The Roberts Family Development Center (RFDC), founded by Derrell and Tina Roberts, has offered a $3,500 reward for “to […]

Kings lose 106-88 to Spurs, Continue Losing Streak

NORTH NATOMAS – The Sacramento Kings were down by three points to start the fourth quarter against the visiting San Antonio Spurs but suffered a meltdown in the last 10 minutes to lose 106-88 in front of a sellout crowd at Sleep Train Arena. Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs (5-2) with 24 points while LaMarcus […]

Little League Phenom Mo’ne Davis Coming to Sacramento

OAK PARK — Local fans of Little League baseball phenom Mo’Ne Davis will get a chance to see her in person and hear her inspirational message when she comes to Sacramento this week. She will be in town Sunday, November 8 for a book signing at Underground Books in Oak Park. Ms. Davis, 14, released […]

Highly Fueled Debate Concerning New Development Near Curtis Park

OAK PARK — There is a noticeable renaissance occurring in Sacramento’s Oak Park community. New businesses and housing units are opening up and visitors from the outside are spending money in these new establishments. With new businesses comes new employment opportunities for area residents as well. About 150 people attended an informational meeting last week […]

Kings Lose Season Opener To Clippers, 111-104

NORTH NATOMAS – DeMarcus Cousins played the power forward position against the Los Angeles Clippers during the Sacramento Kings first game of the season and showed off an added piece to his arsenal in the process. The Kings lost 111-104 in a gritty performance at Sleep Train Arena, though Cousins made four of five 3-point […]

Track Legend Marion Jones Shares Redemptive Story

OAK PARK — When a federal prison door to her cell slammed closed behind Marion Jones to start a six-month sentence in March 2008 for obstruction of justice, the former track and field star clearly realized the magnitude of her poor decisions. Her punishment for lying to investigators about her knowledge of a scheme to cash […]

Community Meeting Addresses Pending Supermarket Arrival

OAK PARK — Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church’s Pastor Kevin Brown will lead a community discussion about the pending arrival of Safeway supermarket and the jobs it will bring to Crocker Park, formerly called Curtis Park Village. The meeting will be held at the Oak Park Community Center at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 22. […]

ESPN Puts Sacramento Documentary Premiere On Hold

SACRAMENTO — The long-awaited chronicles of how a mid-size city on the west coast saved its only professional sports team will be held up just a little bit longer. Sports Illustrated (SI) reported Oct. 12, that ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary of how the Sacramento Kings were able to remain in the city has been […]