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June 14, 2018
Many Muslim-Americans struggle to keep their commitment to eating halal — especially if they want to indulge on a burger from McDonalds. Enter Halal Fried Chicken: a Sacramento man’s answer to breaking fast and still staying true to the Muslim faith.
June 11, 2018
Black community leaders will soon fan out across the Sacramento area to lead emotional emancipation circles. They say the talk groups provide a much-needed space to process racism, violence and other trauma dating back generations.
June 5, 2018
Sacramento County is switching to a “voter center” model for today’s election, but some people are concerned the change may confuse voters.
May 22, 2018
For the past 14 years, Muslims have gathered at the California State Capitol for one day during Ramadan to break their day-long fast. Monday night, the community celebrated the 15th year of this tradition.
May 18, 2018
The House of Representatives rejected the 2018 farm bill, which included many benefits for rural farmers, but made serious cuts to food assistance programs. More than 4 million Californians rely on these programs to buy groceries.
May 16, 2018
One bill would count and track untested kits. The other would require mandatory testing. Lawmakers are asking for $1-2 million dollars in funding for each bill.
May 7, 2018
Thousands of custodians, security guards, gardeners and other service workers at University of California campuses started a three-day strike Monday to address pay inequalities and demand higher wages.
May 5, 2018
Since its debut last summer, Fortnite has had over 150 million downloads worldwide. When the mobile version was launched in early April, revenues tripled in one day.
May 2, 2018
Melisa Price and Ebony Harper were arrested on April 12 on charges for “remaining present at a place of a riot” and resisting arrest. They're the only two activists facing charges for demonstrating during Clark protests since his fatal shooting.
April 25, 2018
While investigators were looking into the case, people outside law enforcement were also trying to solve it.