CBS Sports Ready To Roll Out Solid Coverage For Super Bowl 50

SAN FRANCISCO — CBS Sports Network has aired 18 Super Bowls for the National Football League (NFL), including the first sporting event that was played between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs on Jan. 15, 1966. On Sunday, Feb. 7, the sports network has the dutiful honor to broadcast Super Bowl 50 as […]

Proposed Legislation Aimed To Combat Human Trafficking

SACRAMENTO — For almost two decades, the city of Sacramento and other municipalities across the state have been faced with increases in human trafficking. Assemblymember Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, along with the Sacramento County District Attorney’s office, crime victim’s families, and bill supporters, announced the introduction of human trafficking legislation in Sacramento at the State […]

Governor warns of economic downturn as Black leaders advocate for more spending

SACRAMENTO (CBM) – Gov. Jerry Brown expressed caution when looking at the state of California in his State of the State address to lawmakers last Thursday in Sacramento. While some African American legislative leaders are advocating to restore dollars for programs cut in past years, Brown is asking lawmakers to focus on current liabilities and […]

San Francisco mayor asks feds for probe of police shooting

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has requested a federal investigation of the police shooting of a young black man, along with a broader look into the department. Lee asked for the probe of the Mario Woods shooting in a letter to U.S. Attorney Gen. Loretta Lynch that was made public Monday. […]

Gov. Jerry Brown Urges Fiscal Caution in State of the State Address

(AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown urged fiscal caution Thursday in his State of the State address, calling for lawmakers to beef up California’s rainy day fund and pay for long-delayed infrastructure repairs instead of pursuing expensive new programs. As he did in his budget proposal last week, Brown sought funding for health care and transportation […]

Carmela Smith: Young Leader Enjoys Working Behind The Scene

SACRAMENTO — Carmela Smith is genuinely a young, gifted, and talented woman of color. Ms. Smith is also one Sacramento’s millennials who is very involved in community affairs. Among the many events that take place around the Sacramento area, Ms. Smith could possibly be in the room somewhere. But the Oak Park native certainly won’t […]

Mike Dailey: Musician-Turned-Author Shares History

SACRAMENTO — With all the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. activities looming in the Sacramento area, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to attend Michael Dailey’s book signing and reception at Underground Books. The literary affair is from 2:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 16. Dailey will discuss his 180-page book, “Truth Matters: […]

Sherri “Kiara” Harris is Waiting For Her Match

SACRAMENTO – This Christmas Sherri “Kiara” Harris didn’t covet jewelry, a designer handbag or the latest iPhone. The gift of life was at the top of her wish list. Ms. Harris, 52, is waiting for a life-saving kidney transplant. She undergoes dialysis three times a week, being hooked up for three hours at a time […]

Calif. Budget Plan Boosts Spending but Democrats Seek More

SACRAMENTO (AP) – On its face, Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed $122.6 billion California budget plan would seem to please Democratic interests by pumping billions of new dollars into public schools, health care for the poor and public infrastructure, even as it bolsters the state’s rainy day fund. Brown touted his income tax credit for the […]

Raiders apply to move to Los Angeles area

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland Raiders have officially filed an application to relocate the franchise to the Los Angeles area. The Raiders filed the papers Monday night to go back to Los Angeles for the second time. The team left Oakland following the 1981 season before returning from Los Angeles in 1995. Owner Mark […]