Kings’ Blood Drive Brings In More Than 300 Donors

Henry Block relaxes as he donates a pint of blood at Sleep Train Arena on Veterans Day. BloodSource collected more than 300 pints of blood from donors in the Sacramento region.

OBSERVER photo by Antonio R. Harvey

NORTH NATOMAS — The Sacramento Kings fans donated more than 300 pints of blood to BloodSource at Sleep Train Arena on Veterans’ Day. The goal was to reach 275, though the drive successfully exceeded that expectation. BloodSource staff was busy for six hours registering, collecting, and thanking individuals for donating blood for patients in need. […]

Pleasant Grove Wins NorCal Division I Regional title; Plays for State Title

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NORTH NATOMAS – In order to beat Deer Valley of Antioch and its 6-foot-10 senior Marcus Lee, Pleasant Grove of Elk Grove knew that its 6-foot-7 sophomore Marquese Chriss had to have a decent game on Sleep Train Arena’s floor. Chriss had 10 points, eight rebounds, and two blocked shots against Lee and the Pleasant […]