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. […]

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 […]

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.  pic.twitter.com/eQrxNc0y7T “After much thought and soul-searching I have decided not to run for a third term as Mayor,” Johnson said in his statement. […]

Community Meeting Addresses Pending Supermarket Arrival

OAK PARK — Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church’s Pastor Kevin Brown will lead a community discussion about the pending arrival of Safeway supermarket and the jobs it will bring to Crocker Park, formerly called Curtis Park Village. The meeting will be held at the Oak Park Community Center at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 22. […]

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 […]