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Gov. Brown signs California assisted suicide measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a rare personal message, California's 77-year-old governor provided insight into his … »More

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Activists praise signing of racial profiling bill. Law Enforcement, not so much

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation to change California's definition of racial … »More


California offering amnesty on traffic debt for poor

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California is instituting an amnesty program for residents who can't afford to pay off … »More

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National News


Black Lives Matter marathon protest plan divides supporters

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State and local officials prepared for a planned Black Lives Matter protest at the finish … »More


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 … »More


Census: Income, poverty numbers stay just about the same

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wallets of America's middle class and poorest aren't seeing any extra money, the U.S. … »More

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Photographer To Give Local Art Discussion

OAK PARK — The founder of the “Day In The Life Project,” local photo artist Maria Christie, will participate in an Art Talk that is set for Saturday, Sept. 26, at Underground Books in Oak … [Read More...]

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Martin Luther King, Jr’s Daughter to Speak Locally

SACRAMENTO - Local community advocate Carroll Cooks will host Dr. Bernice King, daughter of late civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, September 26, for a ribbon cutting of a … [Read More...]


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, … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series


SIMEON GANT: Reduce Petroleum Use in California

OPINION - What's worse — paying high gas prices or suffering from asthma, cancer and preventive respiratory problems which also require high medical bills? The argument to reduce California's … »More


TIANA BURSE: Courage or Conformity?

OPINION - "Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." - Winston Churchill As the world turns and as we find a way to go round with it, we … »More


LYNNIS WOODS: Embracing Hope During Challenging Times

OPINION - I am always looking for ways to encourage myself, uplift myself, and take care of myself. It is essential in these days and times for us to make sure we are caring for ourselves in a loving … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News

Rodgers leads Packers past 49ers, Green Bay stays unbeaten

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With his receiving corps banged up and depleted, Aaron Rodgers still made all the big throws to keep Green Bay unbeaten and exactly where it expected to be a quarter into the season. It just took a little while to get … »More

Road woes return for Raiders in 22-20 loss at Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Derek Carr was just OK on Sunday. Amari Cooper was shut out in the second half, and Latavius Murray made two big mistakes. A little road success had a bitter aftertaste for the Oakland Raiders. Charles Woodson's interception … »More

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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, … »More

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Health News


Ancient Medicine May Offer a New Hope

(NNPA) - The Meridian System, a foundation principle of ancient and traditional Chinese medicine; and, the essence of … »More


Oral Contraceptives Cut Down Endometrial Cancer Risk, Provide Long-Lasting Protection

(NNPA) - Oral contraceptives provide long-term protection against endometrial cancer, according to new research published by … »More

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