State & Local News


Ty Corbin Out – George Karl in as Coach of the Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO — Tyrone Corbin did nothing but handle the situation with pure professionalism with all types of … »More

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Cooper to head Select Committee on Law Enforcement Relations & Responsibilities

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) was appointed by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins this week as … »More


RT’s Blue Line construction to cause road closures

SOUTH SACRAMENTO - Construction activities related to the Sacramento Regional Transit District’s (RT) Blue Line … »More

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National News


HUD Chief Seeks Broadband Access for the Poor

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Julián Castro, the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, wants to … »More

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Federal judge stalls Obama’s executive action on immigration

HOUSTON (AP) - The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked … »More


AIDS number 1 killer of adolescents in Africa

NAIROBI (AP) - AIDS has become the leading cause of death for adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of … »More

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Upcoming Events

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26th Annual Northern California Young African American Males Conference

SACRAMENTO - The 100 Black Men of Sacramento present their 26th Annual Northern California Young African American Males Conference on Saturday, February 21. The conference, aimed at young men ages … [Read More...]

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Mother & Daughter poetry duo introduce thier latest works

SACRAMENTO - The dynamic mother-daughter duo Straight Out Scribes celebrate 25 years of making beautiful poetry with the release of new work. The pair, Dr. V.S. Chochezi and Staajabu, will unveil … [Read More...]

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Special Screening of “Balck Indians: An American Story”

SACRAMENTO - In honor of Black History Month, California State Parks and the State Indian Museum present a Native Film Screening of “Black Indians: An American Story” on Saturday, February 21. … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series


TIANA BURSE: Why Some Entrepreneurs Succeed More Than Others

OPINION - There are countless stories that have been written about what successful entrepreneurs do on a day-to-day basis that stand worlds apart from those who merely exist as entrepreneurs. As a … »More


KEVIN CHAVOUS: Black History Month – A Time to Know Who You Are

OPINION - As a very young boy, I would love to wake up on Saturday mornings and watch Tarzan starring Johnny Weissmuller. The programs were all re-runs from the 1930's and 40's and they featured the … »More


TIANA BURSE: You Have Choices

OPINION - Deepak Chopra once stated: “No matter the situation, remind yourself that you have a choice.” A few days ago, I was engaged in an intense conversation with a long-time friend and … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News


Winfrey’s Harpo Studios in Chicago to close in December

CHICAGO (AP) — Oprah Winfrey will close Harpo Studios in Chicago, where she filmed "The Oprah Winfrey Show" for more than 20 years, this December, and will transition production for her cable network to a studio in California. Harpo Studios and … »More

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Film Review: Focus

OPINION (NNPA) - After Earth, Men in Black 3, Seven Pounds… It’s been a while since Will Smith lived up to his star status in a film worth having his name above the marquee. As Nicky, a con artist’s con artist in Focus, he redeems himself … »More

Great advice on acting and perseverance from Sacramento actor Christopher Michael Holley (State of Affairs) on "Sacramento Film Works," a project of the Northern California Filmmakers Coalition. Also pictured are hosts Craig DeLuz and Amy Henry. (Photo Courtesy of Access Sacramento)

Rising Hollywood Star Christopher Michael Holley Shares His Story

SACRAMENTO - Northern California’s own Christopher Michael Holley sat down with the hosts of Sacramento Film Works to talk about his journey from struggling local actor to rising Hollywood star. Holley used entertaining stories from his own life to … »More

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Health News


Black Women Endure Menopause Longest

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Sarah Finney, 57, said she gets hot flashes throughout her body at least once an hour. She even wakes … »More

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California Offers April 30 Health Insurance Sign-up Extension for Uninsured

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California will offer a special extension to buy health insurance through the state exchange for people who … »More

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