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 […]

Berry Accius Off To ‘Justice Or Else’ March

SACRAMENTO — Berry Accius, the founder and CEO of Sacramento’s Voice of the Youth, has been involved in many significant, yet controversial causes that impact the Black community on the local, state and national level. Whether it was the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida, the strangling of Eric Garner in New York, or […]

Marion Jones To Speak At Next IndiviZible Meeting

OAK PARK — She may have fallen from grace, but former track and field star Marion Jones is still active as a proud mother, inspirational public speaker, and author. Ms. Jones will also be IndiviZible’s next guest for its Speaker Series. The discussion between Ms. Jones, 39, and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, will run from […]