State & Local News


Clavo’s Funeral Set For Nov. 28, Reward Grows To $30,000

DEL PASO HEIGHTS — It’s been a difficult time for the family of Jaulon “J.J.” Clavo to mourn his passing … »More

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City Council Votes 7-2 Against Fuel Pumps In Curtis Park

DOWNTOWN SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento City Council put an end to a contentious debate about land use by voting 7-2 … »More


RFDC Offers Reward in Killing of JJ Clavo, DeMarcus Cousins to Pay for Funeral

DEL PASO HEIGHTS — In wake of the shooting death of Grant High School football player, Jaulon “J.J.” Clavo, … »More

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National News

"Ensuring that all students in U.S. schools have a proper and rigorous education is essential to eliminating the skills gap that looms on the horizon," says Hagler (not pictured). (Stock Photo/AMG)

Investing in the Education of Students of Color Benefits All Americans

(NNPA) - As Congress prepares to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, or ESEA, it is vitally … »More


Group raised suspicions before 5 were shot at police protest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters demanding justice for a Black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police were settling … »More

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Experts: Black studies programs facing campus challenges

DETROIT (AP) — Protests by University of Missouri Black students that forced the school's administration to … »More

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Upcoming Events


Molina Healthcare holds Thanksgiving meal giveaway

SOUTH SACRMENTO - In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Molina Healthcare will be giving away 200 reusable grocery bags filled with Thanksgiving-related food items at Molina Medical … [Read More...]


Sacramento City School District Hosts Employment Recruitment Fair

SACRAMENTO - Sacramento City Unified School District's Human Resource Department is hosting a Classified Recruitment Fair from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 14 at the Serna Center, … [Read More...]


100 Black Men of Sacramento Host “Youth and the Law Forum”

SACRAMENTO - The 100 Black Men of Sacramento and the Sacramento County Superior Court invite young minority men to the "Youth and the Law Forum" on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Lorenzo E. Patino … [Read More...]

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Daily Digital Empowerment Series


LYNNIS WOODS: Staying Balanced-Mind, Body & Spirit

OPINION - There are so many techniques, opinions, and practices that are subscribed to when it comes to the topic of keeping the body balanced. Most of them have some relevance and the majority of … »More


JASON MATTHEWS: How Are We Going to Pay for Everything?

OPINION - Right now the United States has more than $18 trillion in debt. While I am writing this it is increasing. Our Medicare deficit is more than $980 million. Our Social Security bill is more … »More


TIANA BURSE: Know Your Worth

OPINION - A anonymous person once stated: "Always know the difference between what you are getting and what you deserve." Life is a movie. A motion picture where we are not only the stars of our … »More

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Sports & Entertainment News

Michael B. Jordan stars in "Creed." (Courtesy Photo/Warner Bros.)

Movie Review: Creed

(NNPA) -“Why would you pick a fighter’s life if you didn’t have to,” asks the old, retired ex-boxer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone). He would know. The life, it ain’t easy. Yet as he stares into the eyes of Apollo Creed’s son Adonis … »More

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Warriors make NBA history as first team to start season 16-0

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Interim coach Luke Walton believes the time will come when the Golden State Warriors finally lose a game. "I doubt it, I highly doubt it," joked NBA MVP Stephen Curry. The defending champions set the record for best … »More

Sugar Ray Leonard said that he knew that he was going to win his rematch with Roberto Duran at the Superdome in New Orleans, La. (Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation)

Exclusive: Sugar Ray Leonard Reflects on “No Más” 35 Years Later

(NNPA) - Sugar Ray Leonard had no doubt that he’d defeat Roberto Duran when the two warriors squared off in a rematch of their epic first welterweight title bout that ended in a split decision victory for the Panamanian known as “The Hands of … »More

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Health News


Food Challenge Tests When Children Outgrow Food Allergy

(NNPA) - Starting kindergarten marked new beginnings for Joy Haire and her parents, Will and Lisa Haire. Just before the … »More


California Targets African Americans And Latinos In New Round Of “Obamacare”

(CBM) - Covered California still faces major challenges in enrolling African Americans and Latinos as the state’s health … »More

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