Hairstylists, Cosmetology Students Describe Race DivideAfter repeatedly being denied service by high-end salons because her hair was perceived as “too difficult” to style, Kanessa Alexander took an unusual step. She opened a shop of her own in a predominantly white Boston neighborhood with four Black stylists serving all hair textures.
Mayors Want US Agents Blocked From Portland, Other CitiesThe mayors of Portland, Oregon, and five other major U.S. cities appealed Monday to Congress to make it illegal for the federal government to deploy militarized agents to cities that don’t want them.
CHP Officers Clear Protesters From Governor Newsom's Fair Oaks Mansion Demanding Mass Clemency For California InmatesProtesters are making their voices heard on behalf of people behind bars in California on Monday.
Sacramento Won’t Prosecute 43 People Cited On First Night Of CurfewPeople cited for violating curfew on the first night the ordinance went into effect in Sacramento earlier in June are getting a reprieve, city officials say.
Health Officials Urge People Who Attended Large Gatherings, Like Protests, To Get A Coronavirus TestSacramento County Health Officials are urging anyone who attended a large event like a protest to get tested for the coronavirus.
Stanislaus County Declares State Of Emergency; Oakdale Protests Turn ViolentIn response to protests throughout the area, Stanislaus County declared a State of Emergency on Wednesday.
‘We’ve Got To Be Creative’: Gov. Newsom Helps Clean Up Graffiti Around State Capitol, Commits To Helping Businesses RecoverGov. Gavin Newsom was seen out by the California State Capitol on Tuesday morning helping clean up.
Mayor Steinberg Urges Sacramentans To Come Help Clean Up After Looters Damage Dozens Of BusinessesCrews are out cleaning up after demonstrations over the death of George Floyd took a turn Sunday night and led to dozens of downtown Sacramento businesses being damaged.
How To Talk To Your Children About Protests And RacismNow it's even more likely that kids might find the video of George Floyd, an unarmed and handcuffed black man in Minneapolis, gasping for breath as a white police officer pressed a knee into his neck. Even if they haven't, experts say parents should assume their children are already aware of tragedies like these and their aftermath.
Peaceful Demonstrator Returns To Find Her Car Vandalized Amid Chaos After George Floyd Protests In SacramentoIn a night of vandalism amid demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, even peaceful protesters have found their car windows smashed.
Violent Protest Erupts In Berkeley, At Least 20 ArrestedAt least 20 people were arrested, many armed with a variety of weapons, after a rally turned into a violent clash between anti-fascist and anti-Marxist protesters near a Berkeley park Sunday afternoon.
Massive Protest Over Stephon Clark's Shooting Shuts Down Parts Of Downtown SacramentoDowntown Sacramento looks a lot different now than it did a few hours ago but there's still a strong police presence after this tense day of protests.