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 […]

Kings Win Eighth Home Game, Houston’s Howard Says ‘Unhappy” Rumors Untrue

NORTH NATOMAS — Without the suspended Rajon Rondo, the Sacramento Kings went on to convincingly beat the Houston Rockets 107-97 at Sleep Train Arena in front of 11, 323 fans on Dec. 15. DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points, 12 rebounds, two steals, and one block to help give the Kings (10-15) their third straight victory […]

Kings Beat Knicks For Second Straight Win, T.I. and Tiny Sit Courtside With Owner

NORTH NATOMAS – The Sacramento Kings squeaked out a victory by beating the New York Knicks 99-97 in front of a sellout crowd and a nationally televised game by TNT on Dec. 10. DeMarcus Cousins lead the Kings (9-15) with 27 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Rajon Rondo continued his thrilling play […]

Kings Beat Mavs 112-98 Before Heading To Mexico

NORTH NATOMAS — There’s no doubt that the Sacramento Kings are a completely different team when DeMarcus Cousins is out with an injury or suspension. The team the Kings needed to be surfaced when Cousins returned to the lineup on Nov. 30 against the Dallas Mavericks. Cousins had 31 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and […]

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 […]