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 […]

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 […]

Wheels of justice slow at overloaded federal courts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorney Martha Gomez has been waiting more than three years to hear from a federal court whether a group of farm workers in California’s Central Valley can proceed with their lawsuit alleging wage theft. The case in California’s Eastern District could result in payouts for thousands of migrant workers, but each […]

Kings Look Forward To Working With New Surroundings

NORTH NATOMAS — Every year, since 2006, the administrators of the Sacramento Kings have repeatedly opened up training camp saying that significant changes in the roster were done during the off-season. On Monday, the Kings, once again, reiterated those same sentiments to start the 2015-2016 campaign at the Practice Facility. But this time, despite a […]

Local ‘Walk For Literacy’ Champions Children’s Reading

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — Save the date, tell a friend, gather a group, and show public support for children’s literacy in Sacramento by participating in the “Second Annual Walk4Literacy” event, Saturday Oct. 17, starting in McClatchy Park. The walk doesn’t take place until about six weeks, though now is the time to register for the fundraiser. […]

Trump declines to correct man who says Obama is Muslim

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump declined to correct a questioner at a town hall event who incorrectly stated that President Barack Obama is Muslim, and the billionaire real estate mogul said he’d be “looking at” a claim that militants operate training camps on American soil. Trump, who has a history of […]

Kinfolks Foundation hosts Soul Food Festival

ELVERTA — The Kinfolks Foundation Inc. is doing it again for Sacramento, but this time around the “Soul Food Festival” will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, at Gibson Ranch Park in Elverta. Rain or shine, the festival will roll on with famed R&B acts Bobby Brown, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Freddie Jackson, Monica, and Loose Ends. […]

Comedian Tony Roberts Scheduled To Perform To Support Local Urban League

NORTH SACRAMENTO – He has appeared on BET, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam and Comedy Central among other shows. But comedian Tony T. Roberts will take a smaller stage with a microphne and perform at a fundraiser for a local organization that’s dear to his heart. Roberts will headline the Greater Sacramento Urban League’s “Dinner […]

Study: Party Trumps Race among Black Voters

(NNPA) – Party undermines race among African-American voters; a new study finds, signaling a potentially hard sell for the Republican Party within this voting bloc. And it’s a problem that would likely not be solved by merely promoting Black Republican candidates for office. “There are some very successful African-American Republicans, but those folks don’t attract African-American […]

‘Cosby: The Women Speak’ to air Thursday on A&E

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than a dozen of Bill Cosby’s accusers will have their say in a TV special. The A&E channel said Monday that “Cosby: The Women Speak” will detail the allegations made against the entertainer and damage to Cosby’s career and image. Actress Louisa Moritz and model Beverly Johnson are among those […]