Browsing All posts tagged under »Wal Mart«

A Man of a certain age-I Gotta Go NOW!

March 12, 2014

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By: CityFella ADVISORY:  This blog is for mature readers over 40.  There isn’t anything pornographic or language.  If your over 50, you’ll get it. If your under 40, you will just think its gross.  Its nice to have a wide range of friends, older friends who can warn you of the future and younger friends […]

Dollar Madness on 12 & S

December 20, 2013

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It was coming and long overdue, I had to let go of my blue dustpan.   It was abused over the years ,walked on, sat on,  its been a part of my household for over four years now.(wiping a slow tear) But I had to let Betsy go.. (yes it has a name!) I have […]

P is for Pannell : Sac’s Big Box Ordinance Repealed

August 21, 2013

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bod·y lan·guage (Psychology) the nonverbal imparting of information by means of conscious or subconscious bodily gestures, posture, etc. Bonnie Parnell was angry at last night’s City Council meeting.  The body language of the five term council member projected rage at times.  Her position was clear however her vote was curious. The council chambers was packed. […]

Conflict of Interest at City Hall? The Big (Wal Mart)Box Vote

August 12, 2013

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What is Conflict of interest?   Answer:  A conflict between the private interests and the official responsibilities of a person in a position of trust. Local Donations to the Sacramento Mayor and Council Members From Wal Mart From the Sacramento Bee Mayor Kevin Johnson $800,000 Jay Schenirer foundation received $50,000. Councilwoman Angelique Ashby summer camp program received $7,000. Darrell […]

Wal Mart Raining on Sacramento Politicians may result in more Wal Marts

July 15, 2013

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Wal Mart hasn’t built a superstore in Sacramento  in years…   But that might change…..  As the city is considering changing its big box store policy.     Will those members of the council who accepted money from Wal Mart abstain? According to the Bee,  Wal Mart has donated $800,000 to Mayor Kevin Johnson and […]

After three years Wal Mart employee earns $8.90 per hour-Massive Black Friday Strike Planned

November 19, 2012

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After three years Colby Harris ears $8.90 an hour at the Wal Mart in Lancaster Texas.  “ We have to borrow money from each other just to make it to work”        “I work full time for one the riches companies  in the world and my kids get state health insurance and  we are on food stamps.  Sara […]

The Raley’s Strike and Beyond

November 12, 2012

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In 1914, Henry Ford paid its workers an unheard of salary of $5.oo dollars  a day.    At the time the average wage was less than $2.50. per day.   The reasoning behind the  high wages so that the workers could afford the car they were building.       In  China, most of the […]

Friday Mash Up 1/27/2012

January 27, 2012

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Newt is about to have a  real Hissy Fit! The former speaker of the house wasn’t  happy with NBC’s Brian Williams’ silencing of the audience During Monday’s debate in Tampa. This morning, his campaign is accusing Mitt Romney‘s campaign of packing Thursday night’s audience, like some kind of Republican establishment Snickers™ bar.   Thing have become so heated between […]

Sac Random: Vegas, Marijuana, Dollar Addiction

November 15, 2011

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I don’t believe there is any place on earth like Las Vegas, the Hotels on the strip are mesmerizing and it is the ultimate destination for adult fun. With 35 million visitors. Why dont I like it more? I believe its the city beyond the strip.  New Yorker’s, San Franciscans,  the people of Austin, are a part of the […]

The Citizens of Galt against the World (Wal Mart)

October 21, 2011

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Twenty miles south of Sacramento is the City of Galt.  The six square mile city is the home to 24,000 people.    The city’s doesn’t have much of a commercial area and it’s citzens typically travel north to Elk Grove or South to Lodi to shop. Enter Wal Mart, the 133,000 square foot  supercenter would […]

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