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UC president announces choice for UC Davis chancellor

DAVIS - “Gary May is a dynamic leader and an accomplished scholar and engineer with a passion for helping others … »More

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NAACP Says ‘Medical Marijuana Czar’ Is Ignoring Input From Minority Groups

SACRAMENTO (CBM) - The California State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored … »More

Robert Mann talks to the local media about a federal lawsuit filed in the wrongful death of his brother Joseph Curtis Mann by two Sacramento police officers on July 11. Robert Mann is accompanied by his sisters Vern Murphy-Mann, on his right, and Deborah Mann, on his left. The family attorneys are John L. Burris, on Deborah's left, and Melissa Nold, standing between Robert and Vern.
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North Sacramento Community to Protest Clearing of Officers in Mann Shooting

SACRAMENTO - After the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office’s decision not to charge two police … »More

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National News

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Trump nominee has decried Medicaid for fostering dependency

CHICAGO (AP) — The businesswoman President Donald Trump selected to oversee Medicaid, the health care program for … »More

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CBC Members Protest Trump’s Executive Order at Airports Nationwide

(NNPA) - At the height of the protests over President Donald Trump’s executive order that imposed a travel ban on … »More

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Trump Speaks of Ending “Carnage” as He Enters White House

WASHINGTON (CBM) - Donald Trump’s inaugural address was heavy on nationalism and populism. It also was light on … »More

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Upcoming Events

BAPAC hosts 2017 Economic, Social Equity & Cannabis Forum

(SACRAMENTO) - The Sacramento Chapter of the Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) presents its 2017 Economic, Social Equity and Cannabis Forum on Friday, February 24. The event … [Read More...]

Sacramento State Career Center hosts a Educator Recruitment Expo

SACRAMENTO - In an effort to help address California’s teacher shortage, the Sacramento State Career Center hosts a Educator Recruitment Expo on Tuesday, February 7. The event is scheduled to run … [Read More...]

Black Youth Leadership Project to Host 18th Legislative Open House

The Black Youth Leadership Project (BYLP) will host its 18th Legislative Open House at the State Capitol on March 17, giving students an opportunity to learn how government works. Applications are … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series

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RICHARD PAN: Recruiting to Fill California’s Diversity Gap

OPINION - I have been fighting for a state workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and community. With many state workers approaching retirement and an increase in available state jobs, I … »More

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ROBERT WOODS: The Stock Market (Cont.)

OPINION - In a prior article I talked about the Stock Market and their components. We will continue where we left off with a discussion about Stock Market Management and Market Capitalization. … »More

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TIANA BURSE: How To Overcome Life’s Challenges

OPINION - "Don't give up just because things are hard." - Anonymous Over the last 11 years I have found myself in a mental place where I didn't know if I could handle another life challenge or … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News

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Pelicans acquiring Cousins in multi-player deal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was … »More

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“RO JAMES” comes to Sacramento

Since arriving on the music scene in 2013 with the EP trilogy, “Coke, Jack & Cadillacs” and working with artists like Snoop Dogg and Brenmar, Ronnie “Ro” James has been on a mission to make his mark in the music industry. With the … »More

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Curry, Warriors miss shots down stretch, lose to Kings in OT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry just plain missed when it mattered most and said so afterward. Steve Kerr insists he got what he deserved being ejected for going absolutely crazy at the refs and losing his cool. The Golden State Warriors … »More

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Health News

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Trump nominee has decried Medicaid for fostering dependency

CHICAGO (AP) — The businesswoman President Donald Trump selected to oversee Medicaid, the health care program for 74 … »More

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NAACP Says ‘Medical Marijuana Czar’ Is Ignoring Input From Minority Groups

SACRAMENTO (CBM) - The California State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) … »More

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