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Why most black Sacramentans still can’t buy a home eight years after Great Recession

Just 27 percent of black householders in Sacramento County owned their homes in 2015, down from 43 percent in 2006, according to the latest U.S. Census figures. It’s the lowest black homeownership rate in nearly a half century.

National

Hazing allegations at USMC’s Parris Island reported in all training battalions

Two dozen new hazing investigations show recruit abuse and mistreatment has been reported in each of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island’s four training battalions. Some of those documents, obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests, show allegations of drill instructor-to-recruit misconduct ranging from name-calling to serious physical assaults. One found “a staggering level of misconduct and recruit abuse” and recommended three Marines for courts-martial.

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West Sacramento parents welcome scale-tipping newborn

Kelly Corsetti talks about her delivery of her 13-pound, 11-ounce baby Valentino, who was born Friday morning. Sutter Davis officials say he is likely the hospital's heaviest baby and falls above the 99th percentile for birth weight.
Nashelly Chavez The Sacramento Bee
West Sacramento parents welcome scale-tipping newborn 1:01

West Sacramento parents welcome scale-tipping newborn

Aerojet remembered: 'It was a joy to work there' 1:50

Aerojet remembered: 'It was a joy to work there'

Quick glance at Trinity and Lewiston dams 0:12

Quick glance at Trinity and Lewiston dams

What to know about this weekend's weather forecast 0:49

What to know about this weekend's weather forecast