Golden State Warriors Demolish Houston, Win Series With 114-81 Victory

ALAMEDA, Calif. — As expected, the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Houston Rockets from the NBA playoffs with a decisive and abusive 114-81 victory on April 27 in front of an electric crowd wearing bright yellow “Strength In Numbers” shirts. The Warriors played Game 5 with pure ease and without the services of point guard […]

ROBERT WOODS: The Stock Market (Cont.)

OPINION – In a prior article I talked about the Stock Market and their components. We will continue where we left off with a discussion about Stock Market Management and Market Capitalization. Management Styles There are two basic styles of stock market managers: Active and Passive. Active Managers are active players in the stock market. The […]

Organization ‘The Unforseen’ Recognizes Youth Success Stories; Guild Theater To Premiere 5th Web Series

SACRAMENTO — The Unforeseen will unleashed its Episode 5 at a “Red Carpet Premiere” at the Guild Theater in Oak Park on April 9. The guest speaker is local American hero, Anthony Sadler.  The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Founder Cervanté Burrell and co-founder P.J. Smith created the nonprofit organization, which is geared to highlighting […]

Survey: Minorities make up 14 percent of state lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only 14 percent of state legislators are minorities, according to a report released on Monday. The New American Leaders Project surveyed state lawmakers in 2015 and found that black politicians held around 9 percent of the seats, Latino and Latina politicians held about 4 percent of the seats and Asian American politicians […]

Kelly Rowland, Snoop Dogg join new BET series’

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news Wednesday from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: ____ Khloe Kardashian says former NBA star Lamar Odom is doing well in his recovery from an apparent drug overdose last year in a Nevada brothel. […]

In final year, Obama encourages staff to ‘stay on offense’

WASHINGTON (AP) — In June, during one of the best stretches of his presidency, Barack Obama strode through a West Wing hallway exclaiming: “Offense! Stay on offense!” It was a rallying cry for a White House that suddenly seemed to find its footing in the final quarter of Obama’s tenure. An Asia-Pacific trade agreement was […]

Investing in the Education of Students of Color Benefits All Americans

(NNPA) – As Congress prepares to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, or ESEA, it is vitally important that the updated law address the significant achievement gaps that plague the nation’s most underserved populations: students of color and low-income students. Providing these students with a high-quality education that prepares them for college and a career […]

Kings Beat San Antonio To Go 2-1 In Preseason

NORTH NATOMAS – Rudy Gay had 26 points and seven rebounds and DeMarcus Cousins added 17 points, 10 rebounds, and four steals to lead the Sacramento Kings 95-92 past the San Antonio Spurs at Sleep Train Arena on Oct. 8. Marco Bellinelli had 19 points and 4 assists and Rajon Rondo contributed six points, 10 […]

TIANA BURSE: Contentment: Friend or Foe?

OPINION- Alison Krauss once stated: “I don’t look for bliss just contentment.” In life we sometimes find ourselves in a crossroad of sorts. An intersection where being grateful for where we landed in life connects with becoming content and settling in a universe filled with endless possibilities. A few nights ago I found myself in […]

Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five weeks after nine people were slain at a black Charleston church, federal authorities have indicted the suspected shooter on dozens of new charges, including hate crimes, firearms violations and obstructing the practice of religion. The prosecution, particularly on hate crimes, has been expected since the June 17 shootings at Emanuel African […]