An Economy Failing Its Youth: Why Sacramento is one of the worst big cities for young people to find work
Although the area’s unemployment has decreased since the recession, recent data from the Greater Sacramento Economic Council suggests the region’s unemployment levels for 16- to 24-year-olds are among the nation’s worst.
Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc.’s plan to remove 1,100 jobs from the Sacramento region by the end of 2019 is in motion — but a lot may happen between now and then that could determine how much damage to the local economy is left behind.
The Broken Promise: Some doctors are fighting to be compensated for their efforts to meet a key goal of the ACA
Reimbursements under Section 1202 have been caught up in insurance industry bureaucracy and a lack of support in Congress. The result has been millions of dollars in losses for some doctors who have taken on more low-income patients, and ongoing legal disputes.
Whereas eight years ago the Sacramento region had only two co-working spaces, today there are easily at least a dozen, with more cropping up every year.
About 3,000 Southern Sudanese refugees currently reside in San Diego County, according to the Alliance for African Assistance (AFAA), a local refugee resettlement program. Several of them spoke with CityBeat about their lives in Sudan and why they were forced to leave.
Hip-hop music helped make Café New Orleans’ Hot and Spicy one of the hottest Old Sacramento nightclubs in 2000, drawing a young crowd made up of mostly African-Americans and Hispanics. Yet the club’s success has triggered a backlash from its neighbors and police.
Merced County's former education chief: What did he know? When did he know it? | The Merced Sun-Star
Did Merced County's former education chief break state law by knowing that high school students were exposed to cancer-causing asbestos?
At KDEE-FM 97.5, The Staples Singers live in audio immortality, along with Bobby Womack, The Stylistics, Fatback, Roy Ayers and countless other throwback funk, rhythm and blues and soul artists.
“That’s where I feel our programming is superior to others. Giving people what they can’t get anywhere else,” said Marvell Reed, KDEE’s station manager. “And doing it in a way that nobody else does it.”
Venture capital investment into the Sacramento region’s young technology companies rose last quarter to its highest level in two-and-a-half years.
The Merced Police Department's Internal Affairs Division is investigating a complaint alleging that an officer twice used a Taser against an unarmed, wheelchair-bound man with no legs.
Eleven years after Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced having HIV, more African Americans are contracting the disease at staggering epidemic rates.
Sacramento’s tech sector is still in its early stages of development, but startup founders, investors and others say the city may be poised to create a technology economy where people of color and women play active leadership roles.
Several unanswered questions remain about Saturday's officer-involved shooting in North Merced, where one man was killed and two injuries were reported.