Biden says he won’t run for president, a boost for Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden declared Wednesday he won’t run for president in 2016, ending a months-long flirtation with a third White House campaign and setting him on a glide path toward the end of his decades-long political career. Biden’s decision bolsters Hillary Rodham Clinton’s standing as the front-runner by sparing her a […]

Kevin Johnson says he will not to run for third term

SACRAMENTO – Kevin Johnson, the first African American elected mayor in Sacramento’s history, has announced that he will not seek a third term. Mayor Johnson tweeted a photo of his statement late Tuesday night. “After much thought and soul-searching I have decided not to run for a third term as Mayor,” Johnson said in his statement. […]

Head of Hollywood academy: Diversity debate at top of agenda

LONDON (AP) — The president of Hollywood’s movie academy says criticism of the lack of diversity among Oscar nominees has helped spark a vital global discussion about how to make the entertainment industry more inclusive. Cheryl Boone Isaacs said “the whole discussion about diversity is a great discussion, because now it’s at the top of […]

United Way’s 14th Annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon & Fashion Show

SACRAMENTO – Local residents can help foster youth shine at United Way’s 14th Annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Arden Hills Country Club. The event will include a fashion show, gourmet lunch and presentations by local current and former foster youth who have participated in United Way’s financial […]

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 […]

California voters to be automatically registered at DMV

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation to make California the second state in the nation to begin automatically registering eligible voters when they obtain or renew their driver’s licenses. AB1461 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, aims to boost California’s voter rolls by registering visitors to the Department of Motor Vehicles […]

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 […]

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 […]

California to enact tough equal pay law to address wage gap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Female workers in California are getting new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. The Democrat announced Tuesday he has signed legislation that supporters say enacts the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation. The legislation by Democratic Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson of Santa Barbara lets female […]