World Renown Poet, Nikki Giovanni to Speak at Indivizible

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OAK PARK – She’s been ego tripping for three decades and there is a reason. World renown poet Nikki Giovanni is set to speak in Sacramento on Monday, November 17 as part of 2014 Indivizible Speakers Series. She’ll make her appearance at the Guild Theatre, in Oak Park during the organization’s monthly meeting. Ms. Giovanni […]

Veterans & Active Duty Military Get Free Access to State Parks on Veterans Day

SACRAMENTO – For the first time in California, veterans and active duty military personnel are eligible for free day-use access to California’s state parks on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11. This new benefit was established January 1, 2014 by California State Parks Foundation-supported legislation Assembly Bill 150, authored by Assemblymember Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) and signed […]

Sacramento NAACP To Hold Election of Officers

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SACRAMENTO – The local chapter of the Sacramento NAACP will hold election of officers on Nov. 8 in Oak Park, said the branch’s secretary Aliane Murphy-Hasan. The election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at the AKA House. Polls open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to […]

Election Day is Here: Time to Make Your Voice Heard!

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SACRAMENTO – Today, Nov. 4, Sacramentans will have the opportunity to let their voices be heard at the polls for the General Election. This is a very important election as a number of issues are facing this community, including Measure L. City Council, Assembly, Senate and Congressional seats are also up for grabs. We urge […]

Mitchell Brothers Sentenced In Barbershop Gunfight

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DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — Brothers Louis James Mitchell and Lonnie Orlando Mitchell Jr. essentially received life sentences Oct. 24 in Sacramento Superior Court for their involvement in a gunfight that resulted in the death of a woman protecting her infant son during the violent meleé. Hon. Judge Kevin McCormick sentenced Louis Mitchell, 23, to 52 years […]

Twin Rivers School Board Member Pleads ‘No Contest’

Former TRUSD board member Cortez Quinn, right, was ordered by a Sacramento County judge to serve eight months in jail Dec. 8 for botching a paternity test. Quinn is shown here with actor Danny Glover, left, at a fundraising in Del Paso Heights in May 2012.
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NORTH SACRAMENTO – In a Sacramento County courtroom Wednesday, Oct. 15, Twin Rivers Unified School District board member Cortez Ledon Quinn plead no contest for allegedly conspiring to submit a fraudulent paternity test. An admission of no contest has the same effect as a guilty plea. Before Judge Laurel D. White in Department 8, Quinn […]

100 Black Men of Sacramento Hosts 17th Annual “Youth & The Law” Forum

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SACRAMENTO – Young people and their interaction with law enforcement has been making national headlines for months. The 100 Black Men of Sacramento has been addressing the issue for years. The organization joins with the Superior Court of Sacramento County to present their 17th Annual “Youth and the Law” Forum on Saturday, October 18. Participants […]

Dr. George C. Fraser Speaks in Sacramento at Indivizible

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SACRAMENTO – He’s the epitome of struggle and success. The Indivizible Speakers Series welcomes Dr. George C. Fraser on Monday, October 20. Fraser will share insights with an audience of members and the community at The Guild Theater from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Fraser is chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc., a company […]

Sacramento Kings Visit the Great Wall of China

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MUTAINYU – Today the Sacramento Kings visited the Great Wall of China’s Mutainyu section. Players, coaches and other team personnel marveled at the world-famous historical landmark and paused to take a group photo as they walked along he iconic Wall. The Sacramento Kings are in China to play two preseason games against the Brooklyn Nets […]

Salvation Army Has Openings in Low-Cost Childcare Program

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SACRAMENTO- The Salvation Army of Sacramento County has announced 50 new openings for low-cost childcare at its Early Care and Education Program, located in the Oak Park area (2550 Alhambra Blvd). The new slots were created after The Salvation Army preschool program was awarded California State Preschool Program’s restoration funding in September. “We are excited […]