Doing more with less ( I gave away our stuff)


I gave away our stuff’: the minimalists doing more with less Growing numbers of people, partly inspired by Marie Kondo, are ditching consumerism for a simpler life Georgina Caro: ‘When you have spent a lot of time and effort decluttering your home, the last thing you want to do is fill it with more stuff.Continue reading “Doing more with less ( I gave away our stuff)”

Midnight in Chowchilla or How not to drive an Electric Car


I want to thank to good people of Tulare and Visalia, California, who generously offered to help me in an emergency. I use Gig car share in Sacramento and their fleet of Electric Chevrolet Bolts. While I have driven quite a few electric vehicles (EV) I wanted to know what its like living with one.Continue reading “Midnight in Chowchilla or How not to drive an Electric Car”

Watch Out Tesla: Hyundai and Kia is coming soon, like today


The 2019 Kia Niro EV The Hyundai Group (Hyundai-Kia-Genesis) is serious.    Hyundai’s popular Sonata and Elantra models as well has Kia’s Optima’s and Forte has seen huge declines in sales.  Like the most of auto industry, consumers are choosing SUV’s over passenger cars.  With one exception Tesla.  If you in any major city youContinue reading “Watch Out Tesla: Hyundai and Kia is coming soon, like today”

Zzzzzz Your next-NEXT car will be Electric!


Yes, your next NEXT car will be electric.   A report from research firm,Bloomberg New Energy Finance says by 2022,” the report says, the cost of ownership of battery electric vehicles will fall below that of an internal combustion engine vehicle.  Bloomberg projects by 2040 25% of the cars globally will be electric. In 2016, nearlyContinue reading “Zzzzzz Your next-NEXT car will be Electric!”

Native American tribes bring Dakota pipeline fight to U.S. Congress


Protesters demonstrate against the Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access oil pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, in Los Angeles, California, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson By: Richard Cowan; editing by Diane Craft   Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats inContinue reading “Native American tribes bring Dakota pipeline fight to U.S. Congress”

Nudists could soon be allowed to get naked in Paris


Nudists in Paris will be cheered by a new plan to finally allow them to hang out in a designated open air area, without fear of being arrested. Naturists in Paris have not felt themselves for a long time. The problem: They’ve never had anywhere to let it all hang out. Sure, there is theContinue reading “Nudists could soon be allowed to get naked in Paris”

Colorado’s High Court Rules: Employer Can Legally Fire Medical Marijuana uses.


By CityFella Colorado is one of the few states that allows the use of Marijuana for recreational use.  Yesterday the states high court ruled an employer can fire an employee for drug use.  Even if the drug was used at home. Background In 2010 Dish Employee Brandon Coats a quadriplegic who smoked marijuana at home toContinue reading “Colorado’s High Court Rules: Employer Can Legally Fire Medical Marijuana uses.”

Emergency (Emergencia) in California


Population in California 39 million Population in Canada 35 million Population in Australia 23 million By CityFella Shasta Dam The 602-foot Shasta Dam, is the fourth largest dam in California. With a capacity of 4,552,000 acre-feet its the largest reservoir in the state.  Its located on the Sacramento River in Shasta County,  Shasta Dam boastsContinue reading “Emergency (Emergencia) in California”

California Passed a Plastic Bag Ban. Here’s What You Need to Know.


By Katie Rose Quandt/Mother Jones California became the first state to pass a bill banning the ubiquitous disposable plastic bag.  The law, prohibits grocery and retail stores from providing single-use plastic bags and require them to charge at least 10 cents for paper bags, compostable bags, and reusable plastic bags. The bill, introduced by Sen. Alex PadillaContinue reading “California Passed a Plastic Bag Ban. Here’s What You Need to Know.”

Top 10 Sacratomatoville Post Stories for 2014


 Top Ten Sacratomatoville Stores of 2014 Relationships, Dating, and the Real Housewives of Atlanta were top stories of 2014.   A disgraced newscaster was the top local story. Our International Community expanded to over 70 counties with South Africa and Russia nearly making the top 10 top 10 of 2014 10   Is Peter ThomasContinue reading “Top 10 Sacratomatoville Post Stories for 2014”