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Black Organizations and CLB Condemn ‘Racist’ Judicial Council Party Pics

(CBM) - People getting busted for hosting parties based on racial stereotypes is nothing new. But it's not … »More

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Local effort launched to have charges dropped against the Merced 5

MERCED (CBM) - July 8, Merced Police Department busted-up a college party looking for a robbery suspect but in turn … »More

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‘Ain’t I A Woman’ March Unites At State Capitol (VIDEO)

SACRAMENTO (CBM) - Black Women United a newly formed non-profit hosted the first Black Women's March in Sacramento, … »More

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National News

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Oakland activist/organizer Cat Brooks (red shirt) listens to families' testimonies during community organizing workshop at Wayne State University on June 15.

California families help convene gathering for justice in Detroit

DETROIT— He’s been praying, organizing, protesting, and fighting for justice for almost a decade now; but each … »More

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Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (AP) —The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last … »More

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Cosby’s only criminal sex-assault case ends in hung jury, mistrial

(AP) - The sexual-assault trial of Bill Cosby ended in a mistrial Saturday, an ambiguous outcome that did little to … »More

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Upcoming Events

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2017 California State Fair is Here

SACRAMENTO - Thrill rides, live entertainment and all the deep fried food you can eat. The California State Fair returns to Cal Expo July 14-30, promising that the “Best Moments Are … [Read More...]

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Stephen Curry, Jerry Rice and Charles Barkley Headline All-Star Field at the 2017 AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP

LAKE TAHOE - NBC Sports Group will provide unprecedented comprehensive on air and digital coverage this week of the nation’s premier celebrity golf tournament, the American Century Championship from … [Read More...]

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Civil Rights Groups Strategizes as Police Accountability Bill Is Gutted To Research

(CBM) - Civil rights groups took to a conference call to strategize on how to breathe life into AB 284, a law that would have forced all police shootings to be investigated by independent prosecutors … [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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Stephen Curry, Jerry Rice and Charles Barkley Headline All-Star Field at the 2017 AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP

LAKE TAHOE - NBC Sports Group will provide unprecedented comprehensive on air and digital coverage this week of the nation’s premier celebrity golf tournament, the American Century Championship from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe. A … »More

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Kings land veteran free agents Zach Randolph, George Hill

(AP) - The Sacramento Kings added veteran help to their young roster on Tuesday by agreeing to free-agent contracts with forward Zach Randolph and point guard George Hill. Randolph left Memphis for a $24 million, two-year deal to reunite with … »More

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Kings Get Fox At No. 5, Usher In Wave Of Young Players

SACRAMENTO — Based on what is now the completed 2017 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings should have one of the youngest teams in the NBA once the 2017-2018 season start. The Kings drafted three players in the first round and one early in the second … »More

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Health News

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California’s Democratic Leaders Rebuke Republican Senate Health Care Plan

(CBM) - Three of the Golden State's top Democrats denounced a Republican Senate-promoted health care bill making the rounds … »More

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Single-Payer Health Bill Passes Senate But Critics Question How To Fund It


SACRAMENTO (CBM) - California has long been a national leader in innovation, and if Senate Bill 562 (which seeks to establish … »More

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