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‘Black Panther’ crushes box office records in opening weekend

“Black Panther” continued its roaring start at the box office on Monday.

Disney’s Marvel Studios film brought in $40.16 million on Presidents’ Day, edging out 2016’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” for the biggest Monday in box office history.

Monday’s haul pushed “Black Panther’s” four-day holiday total to a staggering $241.9 million in North America.

CA Black female voters host Democratic gubernatorial candidates debate (Video)

SACRAMENTO – No one expected that three gubernatorial candidates who appeared at a political forum staged at the historic Crest Theater in downtown Sacramento were experts on issues that concern African American women in the state of California.

2 Kings lead World past US 155-124 in Rising Stars game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic got the All-Star weekend off to a running start in the World’s latest victory over the NBA’s young Americans.

Hield scored 29 points with five 3-pointers, and his Sacramento Kings teammate won the MVP award with 26 points and seven 3-pointers in the World team’s 155-124 victory over the U.S. team in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night.

SF Women Fight Back Against Latest Intimidation Tactics to Silence Them

It’s Our Time, Women for London Breed call out stunning hypocrisy of candidates like Mark Leno who themselves benefitted from major independent expenditures in previous elections

California Gubernatorial Forum to Focus on the Status of African American Women

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Our Time to Engage, Inform and Vote: 2018 Gubernatorial Issues Forum in partnership with KCRA 3 convenes voters across California to discuss issues that impact African American women with candidates John Chiang, Delaine Eastin and Antonio Villaraigosa.

California legislative staff get whistleblower protections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California legislative staff members on Monday applauded the passage of a bill granting whistleblower protections to legislative staff members who say they are badly needed to ensure sexual misconduct and other misbehavior can be reported without fear of retaliation.

Images Theatre Presents “Legacy 2.0”

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DEL PASO HEIGHTS – Local performer and music director Bill Miller considers all the singing and praising he does on earth to be a rehearsal for the eternal choir he’ll join in the hereafter.

77 California businesses asked for workers’ documents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Immigration agents this week delivered inspection notices to 77 restaurants and other businesses in Northern California and gave them three workdays to prove their employees are authorized to work in the country, authorities confirmed Friday.

4 California lawmakers accused of misconduct; none punished

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four current California lawmakers have faced sexual misconduct complaints since 2006 but none was disciplined, according to documents released Friday by the state Legislature.

Their conduct ranged from inappropriate comments about sex to unwanted touching. The lawmakers were told to watch their behavior, while 11 legislative staffers targeted by complaints were mostly fired or suspended.

Shoplifting Is to Blame for Locked Up Items, Not Walmart

(CBM) – Whether you hate or love Walmart–they are not alone in locking up products.

So when I read last week that a woman was suing Walmart for discriminating against Blacks by having certain products locked up, I immediately thought to myself: she’s blaming the wrong people.

London Breed Ousted as Interim Mayor of San Francisco

Even though she’s out as interim mayor, London Breed is still the president of the Board of Supervisors in San Francisco and is also a frontrunner in the special election scheduled for June 5. (Wikimedia Commons)

Session Seeks To Promote Education, Healing

Coach Al Hollingsworth, co-founder of the B.O.S.S. (Building On Spiritual Substance) program

SACRAMENTO – Long before women started speaking out against sexual abuse and harassment through the “Me Too” movement, a local pastor was encouraging people to tell and begin to heal.