- 35 Palestinians killed; Israeli officer missing
- Feds raid S.C. home to seize Land Rover in EPA emission-control crackdown
- Unemployment rose to 6.2 percent in July; 209K jobs added
- Dave Brat wishes Eric Cantor well, says he’s ready to take over on Nov. 5
- Ugandan court invalidates controversial anti-gay law
- Al Sharpton to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: ‘I’ll be your worst enemy’
- South Africa to prosecute after giraffe killed during truck transport
- GOP tsunami coming as even Dem-leaning voters bolt: poll
- London mayor flies Palestinian flag at town hall to support Gaza
- U.N. condemns Israel, U.S. for not sharing Iron Dome with Hamas
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Topic - Kevin Johnson
“There is a place in you that you must keep inviolate, a place that you must keep clean," said the late Maya Angelou. "A place where you say to any intruder, ‘Back up, don’t you know I’m a child of God.'”
There are murmurs that "Romney Republicanism" is alive and well. Indeed, Mitt Romney is not done with politics yet, and will underscore his increasingly pivotal role this week at a powerhouse gathering of Republican and conservative heavyweights most definitely closed to the curious press.
The race for state schools chief in California is typically a sleepy affair. With the authority to set education policy vested in the Legislature and a state board of education appointed by the governor, the superintendent's job has served primarily as a pulpit with no real power.
Kevin Johnson loves fish. Loves them so much that he spent a life working with them. So when the owner of the aquarium supply shop where he'd worked for years announced a couple years ago that the store was closing for good, he was adrift.
Sacramento's City Council on Tuesday approved a financing plan for the Kings NBA franchise, clearing the way for construction on a $477 million downtown arena.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson led the City Council in approving a $477 million arena for the Kings NBA franchise late Tuesday and immediately hailed the project for raising the city's profile.
Inspectors general are the taxpayers' policemen. Their beat is the corridors of the bureaucracy, which they patrol for waste, fraud, abuse and even crime.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is on a winning streak.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's press conference on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday, as transcribed by ASAP Sports and provided to the media by the league:
Former NBA star and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has called for the NBA to suspend Donald Sterling indefinitely, appoint an executive or family member to run the team, and levy "the maximum fine possible" as punishment for the racist remarks purportedly made by the Los Angeles Clippers' owner.
The NBA is planning a Tuesday news conference to discuss the investigation into embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who is alleged to have made racist comments in a taped conversation.
The news conference is a clear sign NBA Commissioner Adam Silver — in the first real crisis of his short tenure — is both following through on his plan to move quickly on this matter and adhering to a request from the players' union for some sort of resolution in short order.
Adam Silver's first crisis of his short tenure as NBA commissioner has arrived, a race-tinged scandal leaving those associated with the game wondering how strongly and swiftly the league will respond.
"It suggests that before the Trust Act went into effect, at least in California, Secure Communities was having a most significant impact on relatively minor criminal offenders, as opposed to the gang bangers the president was saying were being targeted," said Kevin Johnson, dean of the University of California, Davis school of law and an immigration law expert.
"I believe the NBPA can set the standard for player representation in all professional sports," Johnson said. "I thank President Chris Paul and the entire executive committee for the opportunity. Over the next few weeks I will be meeting with all of the player representatives and moving aggressively to build on the work that's been done."