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 […]

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 […]

University wants to make room for more California students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano is asking the system’s governing board for permission to enroll 5,000 more California residents next fall at the nine campuses that serve undergraduates. The request, made public Monday in background materials for an upcoming Board of Regents meeting, is good news for high school seniors […]

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 […]

Highly Fueled Debate Concerning New Development Near Curtis Park

OAK PARK — There is a noticeable renaissance occurring in Sacramento’s Oak Park community. New businesses and housing units are opening up and visitors from the outside are spending money in these new establishments. With new businesses comes new employment opportunities for area residents as well. About 150 people attended an informational meeting last week […]

Attorney general warns Californians of bad information on traffic amnesty

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The attorney general’s office is warning Californians to beware of debt collectors giving misleading information about the state’s new traffic fine amnesty program. Attorney General Kamala Harris issued a consumer alert Wednesday in response to complaints about debt collectors that have contracted with counties to collect outstanding fines. Harris says some […]

Track Legend Marion Jones Shares Redemptive Story

OAK PARK — When a federal prison door to her cell slammed closed behind Marion Jones to start a six-month sentence in March 2008 for obstruction of justice, the former track and field star clearly realized the magnitude of her poor decisions. Her punishment for lying to investigators about her knowledge of a scheme to cash […]

Not All State Agencies Are Created Equal for Women or People of Color

SACRAMENTO – When it comes to equal opportunity for women and people of color, one would think that in a state as liberal as California, they would be well represented in the highest levels of civil service employment, but not so. According to CalHR, the state’s human resources department, employment and advancement opportunities for women and […]