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  • L.A.-area lawmaker joins Obama in initiative for minority youth

    SACRAMENTO--Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) was at the White House on Thursday for the unveiling of President Obama's new program to help young men of color. The initiative, called "My Brother's Keeper," brings together government agencies,...
  • Mourning, Hardaway highlight Hall of Fame finalists

    Alonzo Mourning and Tim Hardaway were among 10 finalists announced Friday for the Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2014. Mourning, a seven-time NBA All-Star, appears on the final ballot for the first time. He will look to be inducted with his former...
  • White House France state dinner guest list

    White House France state dinner guest list
    The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.  The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA Ms....
  • Contest for California schools chief heats up

    Contest for California schools chief heats up
    California voters haven't booted out a state schools chief in 32 years. They're not likely to this year, either. But don't bet the kids' college money on it. This is a weird election, especially the June 3 primary. There's nothing really compelling on...
  • Opposing visions for education on view in state superintendent race

    Opposing visions for education on view in state superintendent race
    In next month's contest to lead the state's public schools, the two front-runners represent opposing forces within education over how best to improve student achievement. Tom Torlakson, the Democratic incumbent, champions teachers and their unions,...
  • Top candidates for state schools chief in close money race

    Top candidates for state schools chief in close money race
    The top contenders to be the state’s public schools chief are neck-and-neck in campaign funds leading into the June primary, according to finance reports filed Thursday. Current state superintendent Tom Torlakson has just under $200,000 in the...
  • Mayors Urge California to Expand Production Tax Credit

    Seeking to boost prospects for expanding California's production tax credit, mayors from 10 of the state's largest cities announced their support for legislation to make the Golden State more competitive with dozens of other states that are luring...
  • Sale of Sacramento Kings to California investors is a done deal

    Calling it one of the great comebacks in sports, Mayor Kevin Johnson announced on Friday at City Hall that the sale of the Sacramento Kings to a local group of investors has been finalized. The Maloof family is reportedly selling a 65% controlling...
  • An outside-the box candidate for baseball commissioner: Kevin Johnson

    SACRAMENTO — There is hope for the rundown downtown here, and for the hometown basketball team. The Sacramento Kings were as good as gone in January, when rich boys from Seattle put up half a billion dollars to load the team into a moving van headed...
  • Previewing the 2012 Maryland Crab Bowl

    Previewing the 2012 Maryland Crab Bowl
    When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Marvin F. Wilson Stadium, Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex, Landover Coaches: Anthony Burgos (Franklin), Baltimore; Lance Clelland (South River), Washington Last meeting: Washington won, 14-6 Series:...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...