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Sacramento Mayor To Lead National Mayoral Group

AP | By FENIT NIRAPPIL | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is the new leader of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, a platform that will allow the former N...

Five Things You Should Know About Me

Sandra Fluke | Posted 02.26.2014 | Los Angeles
Sandra Fluke

Some folks may know only what national media has highlighted about my work. I've already begun meeting directly with voters throughout this district, but in case we haven't gotten to meet in person yet, here's some of what I'd tell you.

Christian Marijuana Dispensary Takes On The IRS

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.26.2014 | Small Business

A Christian medical marijuana dispensary and advocacy group could set a precedent for the industry’s financial rights after presenting arguments bef...

BAD BREAK-UP: Keep California Together

Joe Rodota | Posted 02.19.2014 | Los Angeles
Joe Rodota

Lucky for us, we have the largest talent pool ever assembled in one political jurisdiction: 38 million Californians. Let's just get to work.

SLAM! Cop Torpedoes Suspect Fleeing On Bike

Posted 02.11.2014 | Crime

Football season may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a textbook tackle. A police officer in California sacrificed his body on Monday ...

Hoops Announcer Loses It As Sacramento Player Sinks 75-Foot Buzzer Beater

Posted 02.04.2014 | Sports

We're not sure what's better: Sacramento State's Dylan Garrity sinking a near-impossible 75-foot shot with 0.9 seconds left to win the game... or the ...

The Education of Marshall Tuck and the Making of a Run for California's Chief Education Office

Melanie Lundquist | Posted 03.30.2014 | Education
Melanie Lundquist

Marshall Tuck was the CEO of one of the largest school turnaround efforts in the nation, a non-profit called the Partnership for LA Schools, serving 15,000 kids across the most impoverished neighborhoods of Los Angeles.

On the Front Burner: CA Food & Farming Legislative Action

Michael R. Dimock | Posted 03.18.2014 | Food
Michael R. Dimock

It is the hope of the California Food Policy Council that 2014 will also be the year that the State of California joins the United Nations in identifying family farms and food systems as a cornerstone for health and resilience in the 21st century.

Kings Beat Heat in OT

Malaika Bobino | Posted 02.27.2014 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

Newly acquired Rudy Gay finally found a rhythm after five games and sparked the offense in the second half to beat the short-handed Miami Heat 108-103.

City Helps Soldier Replace Stolen Gifts

AP | Posted 12.22.2013 | Politics

LODI, Calif. (AP) — An Army corporal on leave from his third tour in Afghanistan will be able to give his family the Christmas he wanted thanks to t...

Jennifer Pochinski at the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts

John Seed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Jennifer Pochinski is a Sacramento based painter who paints in a big, generous style. Although she is a representational artist, Jennifer works like an Abstract Expressionist, often covering an entire canvas in a single day.

Dating Website Giving Away Free Divorces

Posted 07.22.2013 | Divorce

Divorce is undoubtably expensive, but one unconventional dating site is giving away three divorces -- for free. -- which matches ol...

The Creative Capital of the World

John M. Eger | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
John M. Eger

Art education has become a priority for Los Angeles. According to a report of the Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles leads the nation in the...

WATCH: Is This A Responsible Use Of Force?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.25.2013 | Crime

An encounter between Sacramento Police and an unknown suspect took a tragic turn Friday evening after the man died in police custody. Now, video of...

Seattle Is Frustrated By the NBA's Command Economy

David Berri | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports
David Berri

Seattle learned this past week that the NBA doesn't quite follow the rules of a market economy. For Seattle to get the Kings, the other 29 owners had to approve the deal. And when the dust settled, a majority of those owners thought an inferior bid to keep the team in Sacramento was preferred.

Foster Care Youth: The Faces of a Nation's Soul in Crisis

Claire Pomeroy | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Claire Pomeroy

For some children, the uncertainty of life on the street is better than certainty of violence at home. It was for me. At age 14, I escaped from an abusive home with no money, nowhere to go and only the clothes I was wearing.

NBA Determines Kings' Fate

AP | Posted 07.15.2013 | Sports

DALLAS (AP) — NBA owners voted Wednesday to reject the Sacramento Kings' proposed move to Seattle, the latest in a long line of cities that have tri...

California Tenants to Have Lobby Day in Sacramento

Paul Hogarth | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

For the first time in over a decade, dozens of tenants from throughout California will swarm the State Capitol -- meeting with legislators about the security deposit crisis, and demanding change.

One Plus One Equals Everything

Vivek Ranadivé | Posted 06.30.2013 | Business
Vivek Ranadivé

Putting a little extra effort in to anything can go a long way. This is something we all know. But what most people don't realize is that sometimes all it takes is just one more to make all the difference.

Man Dangling From High Rise Dies Accidentally

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 06.01.2013 | Crime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A man who was found dead hanging by a rope off an 18-story Sacramento high-rise appears to have been a graffiti tagger, Sac...

Lob City Shut Down in Sacramento

Malaika Bobino | Posted 05.20.2013 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

In what seemed like the best performance Sacramento fans have seen all season, the Kings beat the Clippers 116-101. Connecting on 14 three-pointers, one shy of their season high, Sacramento collectively played their best ball game.

WATCH: Was This Brutal Beating Of California Man An Anti-Gay Hate Crime?

Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices

The brutal beating of a Sacramento man is being investigated by local authorities as an anti-gay hate crime. The Sacramento Press reports the vict...

My Republican Weekend (Part Two)

Christopher Caen | Posted 05.06.2013 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Since November, Republican party leaders have blamed everyone under the sun for their failures, embodied in the snide commentary of Karl Rove. We got jobbed. People don't get us. Democrats are better at Facebook. But these aren't Republicans that live in California.

My Republican Weekend (Part One)

Christopher Caen | Posted 05.05.2013 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

When I found out that the Republicans were having their confab right down the road in Sacramento, I knew I had to go. I found the fracture in the GOP, but it was not the one people are talking about.

Mom Arrested After 'Missing' Son Found In Filthy Apartment

Posted 01.04.2013 | Crime

A mom who reported that her son with autism was missing was arrested after police found the boy and his younger sibling at home, living in deplorable ...