Home values point to a sharp wealth divide within US cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist — basically, the crowd from “Cheers” — to live as neighbors. That finding by the real estate brokerage Redfin makes the capital of Massachusetts a rarity at a time when neighborhoods in most U.S. cities are increasingly […]

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 […]

Exclusive: Sugar Ray Leonard Reflects on “No Más” 35 Years Later

(NNPA) – Sugar Ray Leonard had no doubt that he’d defeat Roberto Duran when the two warriors squared off in a rematch of their epic first welterweight title bout that ended in a split decision victory for the Panamanian known as “The Hands of Stone.” What Leonard, the legendary six-time world champion didn’t know was that […]

Cousins has 36 to lead Kings past Raptors, 107-101

SACRAMENTO (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins stared at the stat sheet Sunday in the Kings’ locker room, perusing another night’s work where his offensive output was fabulous. Cousins scored 10 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Kings win their third straight game, beating the Toronto Raptors 107-101. […]

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 […]

Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame Voting Ends Soon

SACRAMENTO – Sacramento area sports fans only have a few days left before the voting period ends to elect the newest inductees for this year’s class of the Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame.  Voting ends this Sunday, November 15th at midnight.  Votes are cast on the Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame official website at www.sacsportshof.com. […]

Black students around US complain of casual, everyday racism

BOSTON (AP) — It’s not always the slurs and the other out-and-out acts of racism. It’s the casual, everyday slights and insensitivities. Sheryce Holloway is tired of white people at Virginia Commonwealth University asking if they can touch her hair or if she knows the latest dance move. At Chicago’s Loyola University, Dominick Hall says […]

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 […]

EXCLUSIVE: Russell Simmons Speaks Out on RushCard Glitch

(NNPA) – Russell Simmons hasn’t slept much since news broke in mid-October that users of his RushCard couldn’t access their own money and were locked out of their accounts, due to a computer glitch, leaving some unable to make rent payments, pay utility bills or buy groceries for their families. “Technology glitches happen, but this was […]