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  • Chargers seek another banner year

    The boys' and girls' basketball teams at Edison, Fountain Valley and Marina begin their respective 2011-12 seasons this week in tournament and nonleague play. Below is a capsule look at the three schools. * Edison Girls' Team Head coach: Dan Wiley...
  • Inductees in California's Hall of Fame

    Inductees in California's Hall of Fame
    "I think what made it special tonight was the kids," Ervin "Magic" Johnson said. "This is just going to be icing on the cake. When those kids are hollering your name, they never saw me play basketball." Johnson is talking about kids outside the Memorial...
  • Parking-For-Arena Trade Gets First Yes From Sacramento City Council

    Parking-For-Arena Trade Gets First Yes From Sacramento City Council
    With two dissenting, the Sacramento City Council voted Tuesday to explore a plan that would have the City sell rights to its parking places to get seed money for a new Arena. Councilmembers Sandy Sheedy and Darrel Fong were the "nays." The City...
  • Connecticut NAACP considering legal action against state redistricting panel over its all-white membership

    Connecticut NAACP considering legal action against state redistricting panel over its all-white membership
    The head of the Connecticut NAACP calls it “astonishing and heart breaking” that the legislative committee deciding on how this state’s political boundaries should be redrawn doesn’t have a single minority member. The absence of...
  • Mayor: Meeting with NBA Commissioner "Productive"

    Mayor: Meeting with NBA Commissioner "Productive"
    In a press conference Tuesday, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson took the opportunity to give an update on his recent meeting with NBA Commissioner David Stern concerning the planned downtown sports and entertainment complex. Johnson called the meeting...
  • Mayor Johnson Introduces New Initiative to Strengthen Position

    Mayor Johnson Introduces New Initiative to Strengthen Position
    Who do you think should have the power to make the majority of decisions in the city of Sacramento: the mayor or the city manager? A new initiative was announced Wednesday that would give more power to the mayor, it’s called the “Checks and...
  • Daytime Gang Fight Ends with 3 Bullets to Man's Head

    Daytime Gang Fight Ends with 3 Bullets to Man's Head
    The people who live along Steven Drive watched the valley’s gang problem play out in broad daylight on Sunday afternoon.  One gang rushed another on the sports fields behind the North Highlands Rec Center, and shots were fired.  According to...
  • Mayor Johnson Releases Statement on NBA Lockout Developments

    In a statement sent to FOX40, Mayor Kevin Johnson seemed optimistic about the resolution of the NBA lockout. The statement reads: "It is often darkest before dawn. We have seen similar patterns of negotiations in past lock-outs. I remain hopeful...
  • Marist College Student Killed In House Fire Laid To Rest In Long Island

    Marist College Student Killed In House Fire Laid To Rest In Long Island
    Family and friends will gather at St. Matthews Roman Catholic Church at 9:45 a.m. on Friday to say goodbye to Kerry Fitzsimons. The 21-year-old was a senior at Marist College, about to graduate in the spring. Fitzsimons was one of three people killed...
  • Man Throws Wallet at Mayor during Council Meeting

    Man Throws Wallet at Mayor during Council Meeting
    After repeatedly being told to wrap-up his public comment in front Mayor Kevin Johnson and Sacramento City Council members Tuesday night, a man known as "Leo" decided to throw his wallet at the mayor. Ironically, the man wanted to speak because he said...
  • Seattle Eyes Kings in New Arena Talks

    As a March 1 deadline looms over the future of the Sacramento Kings, a new city has emerged as a possible challenger. The Seattle Times is reporting that talks between a San Francisco hedge-fund manager and the city of Seattle have touched on the...