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 breaking in the youth movement against the Houston Rockets to usher in what […]

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 streak. The Raiders dropped their fourth-straight loss after Nick Novak kicked a 32-yard field […]

Sacramento Kings Respond To Trump’s Comments

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — It was supposed to be media day where the Sacramento Kings would come in for the opening day of training camp to do promos, take photos, mingle with the local press and talk casually about the upcoming season. In some instances, that’s how it played out at the Kings’ Training Center. But […]

Nancy Pelosi, Doris Matsui and Democrats Urge DREAM Act Passage

SACRAMENTO — Hours after U.S Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi was rattled by protesters at an event in San Francisco, the House Democratic Minority Leader found solace from a crowd at Sacramento State University. Pelosi, D-San Francisco; Congresspersons Doris Matsui, D-Sacramento; Ami Bera, D-Sacramento; and Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, spoke at the campus to call for immediate passage […]

Women’s Health Emphasized At Medical Conference

SACRAMENTO – Yes2Kollege Educational Resources and the University of California Health and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing present the “Second Annual Preserve Our Legacy: Advancing African Americans In Nursing Conference” on Aug. 26. A celebration of California’s African American Women’s Health Legacy Month, the free conference runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at […]

Local Students Complete Green Tech Summer Program

OAK PARK — Sometimes it could be difficult for teens to find summer employment that would help them escape the doldrums of inactivity and empty pockets. But if they are persistent and hook up with the right programs, those obstacles can be conquered. Here in Sacramento, a small army of young people got that opportunity […]

Daniel Hahn To Become Sacramento’s “Top Cop”

SACRAMENTO — As a 16-year-old growing up in Oak Park, Daniel Hahn was going down a dangerous path that led him into the arresting arms of a Sacramento police officer on charges of assaulting an officer. That day, while being arrested in his mother’s living room, turned out not to be a continuous trend, but […]

“Night Life Turned Right’s” Final Weekend In Del Paso Heights

DEL PASO HEIGHTS – When the “Third Annual Night Life Turned Right” summer program kicked off last month, an unwanted disturbance took place that probably happened at the precise time. It was a wakeup call that put everyone on notice. The guilty parties were sent home from the Robertson Community Center, where the six-week event […]

Oak Park Family Seeks Justice, Treatment For Incarcerated Brother

OAK PARK — As Clifton Don “Cliff” Harris lies in a bed at UC Davis Medical Center in a near coma on a breathing machine after suffering from a beating by a cellmate in Sacramento County Jail, his family fights to ensure that the Sheriff’s Department keeps paying for his medical bill. Harris had been […]

Young Ladies Recognized As ‘Miss Black’ And ‘Miss Black Teen’ Sacramento

SACRAMENTO – The final results are in for the “47th Annual Miss Black” Sacramento and “Miss Black Teen” Scholarship Pageant held at Sheldon High School in Elk Grove. For 2017, Savannah Sims will wear the crown as Miss Black Sacramento and Imya Price will serve as Miss Black Teen Sacramento. Sims, 20, will be a […]