Sacramento tennis team owner gets 20 years
The judge called him a liar and his victims labeled him a cheater and a sociopath. The defendant offered up an apology, read aloud by his lawyer, and accepted his prison sentence in silence. Deepal Wannakuwatte, the former owner of the now-defunct Sacramento Capitals professional tennis team, was[read more]
U.S. Highway 50 in the Sierra has been closed because of a grass fire producing heavy smoke, making the area unsafe for motorists. Eastbound traffic is being held at Sly Park Road in Pollock Pines. Westbound traffic is being held in the town of Meyers just west of South Lake Tahoe. The fire [read more]
Racism in Sacramento
As much as we try to move on from excluding and including people based on the color of their skin it looks like Sacramento has a long ways to go. One example of this is an event happening this weekend. June 29th and 30th is Black Expo Weekend in Sacramento. This free event is specifically designe[read more]

The Kings are staying in Sacramento

The Kings are staying Sacramento. The NBA has unanimously recommended the team not be moved to Seattle and be kept in Sacramento. The Maloof family has been trying to move the Kings to Seattle. The NBA owners will not vote until seven days after they receive the findings of the committee, which means any decision…

Toby Keith will make an appearance in Folsom today

Today is the official grand opening of Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in Folsom. We are told that Toby Keith will make an appearance. Door’s open at 11am and party starts at noon. There will also be performances by The Brodie Stewart Band tonight and Saturday night and Taylor Chicks will be…

Sacramento’s Concert in the Park

The 22nd season of Concerts in the Park (CIP) officially kicks off summer in the city next Friday. Building on the success of last year’s season, this summer’s Concerts the Park will continue to feature hometown favorites like Middle Class Rut and ZuhG. The series is also adding to the line up dozens of new…Continue Reading

California statewide trash pickup day

Caltrans’ executive management team and maintenance workers are out on highways statewide picking up trash today and are asking all Californians for their help in the battle against litter. Today alone, Caltrans expects to haul away more than 2,500 cubic yards of trash, sweep nearly 100 tons of debris off state highways, and remove more…Continue Reading

Is Major League Soccer Coming to Sacramento?

With all the drama around the Sacramento Kings could another professional sports team move into the area? Both Sacramento and Elk Grove are vying for a Major League Soccer team. Elk grove approved looking into building a $100 million soccer arena. While The California Storm, one of the pioneering teams of the Women’s Premier Soccer…Continue Reading

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