Post Tag: Mark Cavendish

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]

Sacramento Kings hire head coach’s father

The new and improved Kings have hired a new coach by the name of Mike Malone. Today Malone announced that he has hired his father, Brendan Malone, as his assistance coach. The Malones are the second father-son team to hold the title of NBA head coach. Bill and Eric Musselman are also a father son…Continue Reading

Sacramento Public Library launches Summer Food Drive

Sacramento Public Library’s Summer Reading Food Drive is underway. We will be collecting non-perishable food items at all 28 locations from June 1 until August 31. This is your chance to help out your fellow Sacramentans—without making an extra trip. Just bring non-perishable food items when you visit your local library and look for the…Continue Reading

The Maloofs still the most loathed name in the NBA

The Maloofs are hated by many in Sacramento and their latest childlike antics are just the latest reason why. Do they hate Sacramento, The Kings, Kevin Johnson, or maybe all of them? According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Maloofs will not sell to the Sacramento investment group. The announced that they will sell a minority…

Thieves use truck to steal ATM

According to Sacramento police, a security guard interrupted a group of thieves attempting to steal an ATM machine Monday morning. The intellectually challenged men tied a chain to their truck and then to the ATM. They were able to rip the ATM machine from the building, but were interrupted before they could get any cash.Continue Reading

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