KVIE Documentary Tells Story Of Byron Rumford Sr. And California Housing Practices

SACRAMENTO —Doug Harris Sr. made good on a promise when he was given an ultimatum from his mom to make a documentary of how Assemblyman Byron Rumford Sr. was able to create and pass a bill to eliminate unfair housing practices in California. In nearly three years, Harris, a filmmaker, researched, produced, and directed the […]

Kings Continue To Roll, Beat Atlanta For Fourth Straight Victory

NORTH NATOMAS — It was a battle right down to the wire, but the Sacramento Kings hung on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-88 on Jan. 21 for their longest winning streak of the season. After coming off three straight victories on the road, the Kings notch the fourth at Sleep Train Arena in front […]

Carmela Smith: Young Leader Enjoys Working Behind The Scene

SACRAMENTO — Carmela Smith is genuinely a young, gifted, and talented woman of color. Ms. Smith is also one Sacramento’s millennials who is very involved in community affairs. Among the many events that take place around the Sacramento area, Ms. Smith could possibly be in the room somewhere. But the Oak Park native certainly won’t […]

Mike Dailey: Musician-Turned-Author Shares History

SACRAMENTO — With all the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. activities looming in the Sacramento area, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to attend Michael Dailey’s book signing and reception at Underground Books. The literary affair is from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 16. Dailey will discuss his 180-page book, “Truth Matters: […]

Kobe Bryant and Lakers Lose To Kings 118-115 In Thriller At Sleep Train Arena

NORTH NATOMAS — Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers made his last game as a NBA player in Sacramento, one that he previously circled on the schedule, a memorable one on Jan. 9 in front of a sellout crowd. The Kings prevailed 118-115 in a thriller performance. But Bryant was actually the King for […]

Community Seeks Answers In Police Shooting

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — The local members of Black Lives Matter (BLM) have demanded that the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department release more details about the deputy-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a 36-year-old African American in October. Several members of BLM’s chapter stood in front the Sheriff’s office at 711 G Street in downtown […]

Bill To Ban Use Of Grand Juries In Officer Involved Shootings Goes Into Effect

SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, may have authored a bill that could set a trend across the country and put more focus on officer-involved shootings. On Tuesday, Dec. 29, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a Sen. Mitchell’s Senate Bill 227 (SB 227) that will no longer allow grand juries in cases involving […]

Philadelphia Thumps Sacramento Kings 110-105 For Third Victory Of The Season

NORTH NATOMAS — The Sacramento Kings knew the Philadelphia 76ers were a dangerous team coming in to Sleep Train Arena on Dec. 30, the last home game of 2015. The 76ers, who started out with an 0-18 record, showed how venomous they have been in the last few games by beating the Kings 110-105 in […]

Karl “Frustrated” About Kings 98-94 Loss At Home To Portland

NORTH NATOMAS — Win or lose at Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento Kings coach George Karl is good at taking questions from the media at his own pace following a game. After the Kings (12-18) lost 98-94 to the Portland Trail Blazers on their homecourt on Dec. 27, Karl, who normally sticks around until the last […]

Raiders Lose To Green Bay 30-20, Playoffs Hopes Dashed

OAKLAND, CALIF. — Derek Carr completed 23 of 47 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns in the Oakland Raiders 30-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Dec. 20. Carr also threw two costly interceptions. Rookie Amari Cooper caught six passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns for the Raiders (6-8), who could miss […]