Widower Delivers Promise To Bring Bernice King To Area Sept. 5

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SACRAMENTO – It’s been a tough eight months since his beloved wife passed away, but a local man says his faith has seen him through and is helping him fulfill her legacy. “She was my rib, my soulmate,” Karlos Daniels shared about his wife of 31 and a half years, . Felicia Daniels had been planning […]

Book Club booted from wine train for #LaughingWhileBlack

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SAN FRANCISCO – A group of mostly Black women who were thrown off the Napa Valley Wine Train last Saturday for laughing too loudly, have received the corporate apology they were seeking, but the experience has left a bitter taste in their mouths. Eleven members of the Sistahs On The Reading Edge book club were […]

South Central’s Guerrilla Gardener Ron Finley to sow seed at IndiviZible meeting

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OAK PARK – Mayor Kevin Johnson introduces the local community to Ron Finley on Monday, August 17 as he presents the next installment of his 2015 Indivizible Speakers Series. Finley is known as South Central’s Guerrilla Gardener. The public is invited to attend and listen as Finley details how he’s transitioning South Los Angeles from […]

State Fair Exhibit Dedicated as a Tribute to the Sacramento Observer

SACRAMENTO – From agricultural wonders to popular tourist attractions, California State Fair exhibits are known for highlighting gems of the Golden State. That tradition continues this year, as the Sacramento Observer, one of the nation’s most recognized Black newspapers, will be featured in a special display throughout the run of the fair at Cal Expo, […]

Soul of Sacramento Music & Food Festival Planned

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SACRAMENTO – The Inaugural Soul Of Sacramento Music & Food Festival will touch down in Sacramento Saturday, July 11 at Southside Park (2115 6th street downtown Sacramento) Gates open at 3 p.m. and the party starts at 5 p.m. “The Soul Of Sacramento Music And Food” Festival will be an annual event that promotes community […]

Comedienne Hope Flood to perform locally

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RANCHO CORDOVA – Hope Flood, one of the fastest rising “Keeping It Real” female comedians on the Laff circuit today is heading to the Sacramento region. She’s entertain at Tommy T’s Rancho Cordova July 10-12. Flood’s appeal is universal due to the everyday life experiences she talks about; whether it’s male/female relationships, love, lust, motherhood, […]

Advocate Helps Californians Keep Homes

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SACRAMENTO – Homeownership is a large part of the American Dream, but after being hit hard by an economic downturn, many in California saw their “home sweet home” experience turn sour. A local woman, however, is playing a key role in helping owners keep their keys. Tia Boatman Patterson serves as Executive Director of the […]

The California State Fair Returns to Cal Expo

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SACRAMENTO – Thrill rides, live concerts and all the deep fried food you can eat. The California State Fair returns to Cal Expo July 10-26, promising to be the “best 17 days of summer.” Fairgoers will once again brave triple degree weather to enjoy all the event has to offer. We’ve compiled a few highlights […]

AG Harris asked to investigate effort to overturn plastic bag ban

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SACRAMENTO – Supporters of the state’s plastic bag ban today refiled their complaint with California Attorney General Kamala Harris over deceptive signature gathering by petition gatherers seeking a repeal of the law. The move comes after the Secretary of State’s office said it would not review the complaint because Secretary of State Alex Padilla had […]

Aerius CEO, Harold Rounds Works to Bring “Green Technology Smartphone” to Market

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NEW YORK – His company’s name may not be as recognizable as other smartphone leaders, but one CEO says, given the advances it is bringing to the table, it’s only a matter of time. Harold Rounds took over as Interim CEO of New York-based Aerius International, Inc. in May and hit the ground running. Tasked […]