State & Local News

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Clean air advocate: California has nation’s dirtiest air

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Millions of Californians live in places with dirty air, according to an annual report card … »More

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Black Parents Say ‘Make UC an Option’ for African Americans

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The cost of a University of California education, feeling welcomed on campus and whether … »More

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Cassandra Jennings To Be Named Urban League CEO

SACRAMENTO - Following a national search, the Greater Sacramento Urban League has announced that former Assistant … »More

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National News

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Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city on Monday reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a … »More

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African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman to be the face on $20 bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. paper money is getting a historic makeover. Harriet Tubman, an African-American … »More

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3 officials charged in Flint water crisis; more predicted

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint water crisis has become a criminal case, with two state regulators and a city … »More

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Upcoming Events

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“Beautiful From The Inside Out” self-esteem & empowerment conference presented in North Sac

NORTH SACRAMENTO - Girls matter. Challenging Their Destiny Dream Builders and For His Glory Church are teaming up to present “Beautiful From The Inside Out” on Saturday, April 23. The event is … [Read More...]

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Jesse Jackson Scheduled To Speak At Guild Theater

OAK PARK — The Reverend Jesse Jackson is this month’s guest speaker at the next Indivizible meeting, Wednesday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m., at the Guild Theater. Rev. Jackson is a Civil rights … [Read More...]

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Asm. Weber to host Restorative Justice Briefing

(SACRAMENTO) - Assemblymember Dr. Shirley N. Weber invites members of the community to attend a Legislative Briefing on Restorative Justice on Wednesday, April 13. The briefing is scheduled to be held … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series

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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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TIANA BURSE: Time

OPINION - "Every day we have 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact." - Les Brown Over the past year I have begun thinking about the essence of life … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News

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Beyonce slays at tour opening, offers no insight into album

MIAMI (AP) — Whether scorned woman or confident seductress, Beyonce moved seamlessly between the two on the opening night of her Formation World Tour in Miami, offering no insight into the rumors of marital infidelity fueled by her latest … »More

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Golden State Warriors Demolish Houston, Win Series With 114-81 Victory

ALAMEDA, Calif. — As expected, the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Houston Rockets from the NBA playoffs with a decisive and abusive 114-81 victory on April 27 in front of an electric crowd wearing bright yellow “Strength In Numbers” … »More

On the Soccer Field

St Louis, Sacramento among leading MLS expansion candidates

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber called St. Louis and Sacramento, California, "front-runners" for the next round of expansion, which could occur as soon as 2020. He said other candidates, in priority order, were … »More

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Health News

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Security flaws found in 3 state health insurance websites

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Federal investigators found significant cybersecurity weaknesses in the health insurance websites of … »More

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Bill would make California 2nd state with smoking age of 21

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Thursday revived a stalled effort to make the nation's most populous … »More

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