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Brandi Cummings


Sacramento, CA, United States

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Past articles by Brandi:

Police release body cam videos after man shot, killed by officers near Sacramento State

The Sacramento Police Department released audio and body camera video Monday after a man was shot and killed by officers at an apartment complex near Sacramento State last week. → Read More

Staff protest racist behavior at Sacramento hospital

Workers at Dignity Health's Mercy General held a protest Thursday afternoon to expose what they call a culture that permits racist behavior. → Read More

Former Oakmont HS football player says college coach called him a racial slur

A former Oakmont High school star football player is making national headlines. → Read More

Remembering Sacramento judicial icon James Long

Sacramento Superior Court Judge James “Jimmy” Long died early Tuesday morning. Long, 82, died after a long battle with COPD. → Read More

Family sues police, DA’s office after Natomas librarian killed in 2018

The family of librarian Amber Clark filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against the Sacramento Police Department and the Sacramento County District Attorney's office. → Read More

Could this Tahoe-area ski resort change its name?

Discussions are underway about potentially changing the name of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. The well-known Lake Tahoe area ski resort said it is going to review the use of the term “squaw” as it relates to the resort. → Read More

Juneteenth celebration in Sacramento is also call to action

From coast to coast, thousands marched in big cities to mark Juneteenth -- a turning point in racial equality in United States history. → Read More

California economic recovery committee chair: We have to be disciplined to beat COVID-19 impacts

A special task force, made up of dozens of experts, is continuing to work and find ways to help with California’s economic recovery amid and after the novel coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Placer County sees 33% increase in COVID-19 cases in past week

There is a growing number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in Placer County, officials confirmed Thursday. → Read More

Sacramento State professor: Floyd protests are 'second wave' of Black Lives Matter movement

A Sacramento State University professor says protests erupting across the world to renounce police brutality against Black Americans after the police custody death of George Floyd made headlines are part of the process to bring about change in the country. → Read More

Swim at your own risk! High levels of E. coli found along American River

On Memorial Day Weekend, when people packed beaches, water samples from the American River show it matched the highest level of E. coli recorded in the last two years. → Read More

Sacramento offers residents free financial counseling

A new program launched Wednesday gives Sacramento residents access to free financial counseling and coaching. → Read More

Audit: CSU fees have increased financial burden on students

A recently released audit of four California State University campuses reveals that mandatory fees received little oversight. → Read More

Sutter Roseville Medical Center prepares for COVID-19 surge, opens emergency department a month early

The Sutter Roseville Medical Center opened its newly expanded emergency department a month early. It’s now the largest emergency department within the Sutter Health System. → Read More

First Yolo County resident speaks about COVID-19 diagnosis, recovery

For the first time, we are hearing from the first Yolo County resident who tested positive for COVID-19. She shared her story during a UC Davis webinar Thursday. → Read More

New plan aims to bridge digital divide among California students

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new plan to support the state's distance learning efforts and help bridge the digital divide. → Read More

Data sheds light on racial disparity of those impacted by COVID-19

While officials are highlighting the progress being made during the novel coronavirus outbreak, they're also shedding light on the racial disparity of those impacted by the deadly virus. → Read More

Researchers predict when California will see peak of COVID-19 cases

Researchers have created a curve model that predicts how COVID-19 is impacting the United States. → Read More

What you need to know about school closures amid COVID-19 concerns

To prevent the potential spread of COVID-19, many schools in Northern California have canceled classes and made changes to the way they teach. → Read More

Stopping coronavirus: 3 things to know about Sacramento County’s new strategy

From containment to mitigation, that’s the change in strategy for three Northern California counties dealing with the novel coronavirus. → Read More