Who is responsible for the growing homeless crisis in Sacramento?


By: Ananda Rochita/KXTV-ABC10 The homeless crisis in Sacramento is impacting more people today than it has in recent history. According to the most recent Point-In-Time count conducted throughout Sacramento County, more than 5,500 people are experiencing homelessness on a given night. That is an increase of nearly 20% from 2017 and just over 2,650 people in 2015. TheContinue reading “Who is responsible for the growing homeless crisis in Sacramento?”

“SHOCKING”Developer Uses Loophole to Evict Single Mother and family during Covid Seeks, 30 million in Subsidies


“I’m homeless, and my family is homeless,” Tanya Vera said, fighting back tears. “They’re destroying our communities. I just need help.” Vera is a 49-year-old mother of two who’s been putting herself through California State University East Bay, studying hospitality management. She’s also disabled and currently scheduled for a major surgery. One of her daughtersContinue reading ““SHOCKING”Developer Uses Loophole to Evict Single Mother and family during Covid Seeks, 30 million in Subsidies”

A follower or Safeway Stalker?


8:16Am Midtown Safeway, Sacramento Purpose:  Milk, Bananas, Sugar, Mushrooms, Yeast……. My new normal when I first enter a supermarket, is to first visit the paper aisle.  ___________________________________________________ A few weeks ago, I arrived early and there were about 20 twelve packagess of Scott Toilet Paper with 12 rolls. I grabbed my chest and staggered downContinue reading “A follower or Safeway Stalker?”

What will $1,300 get you in Sacramento


1451 Third St. | Photo: Apartment Guide From Hoodline.com Curious just how far your dollar goes in Sacramento? We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to locating affordable apartments in Sacramento with a budget of up to $1,300/month. Take aContinue reading “What will $1,300 get you in Sacramento”

Black Shoppers Aren’t Worthy at Wal Mart


At Super-WalMart shoppers can freely pickup a $500 Flat Screen TV or a $15.00 bottle of wine. However if you want to buy a Black hair product a $5.00 box of Hair Relaxer or $1.27 bar of Coconut Soap.  You must press a button and WAIT for a Wal-Mart associate to unlock the glass case. TheContinue reading “Black Shoppers Aren’t Worthy at Wal Mart”

Difficult Choices: Possible Homicide or Kettle Corn? Spoiler Alert: it was delicious


It early Wednesday morning at Cesar Chavez Park Downtown.  People are settling up for the Wednesday’s Farmers Market in the Park.   A few booths are set up.  Near the 9th and J Street Entrance, is a booth of fresh fruits , on the other side people are arranging fresh flowers .  Big Dogs is settingContinue reading “Difficult Choices: Possible Homicide or Kettle Corn? Spoiler Alert: it was delicious”

921 11th Street


Every day thousands past this ornate building on J Street This Temple, was the tallest building in Sacramento when it opened in 1926 $1,500 million  Is what it cost to build and furnish the Elks Temple   Grand The Elks Temple was a showplace for Sacramento. It contained  100 hotel rooms. The city’s first rooftopContinue reading “921 11th Street”

#metoo Consider the man?


Believe the woman! I am a supporter of the #meetoo movement.  For hundreds of years men, have abused women, at home, school and in the work place simply because they could.   I was one of those men who remained silent because speaking up could damage my upward mobility.   Many women suffered in silence for thoseContinue reading “#metoo Consider the man?”

Early Morning Flight out of Sacramento International Airport? Plan Ahead!


For years, flying out of Sacramento International was simple.  There was no reason to show up a couple of hours ahead.   The traffic WAS minimal.   Well that was so 2016. For years, there were few non stops east of Denver.  Today there are non stops to Charlotte, Orlando,  Newark and Houston.    Southwest plans nonContinue reading “Early Morning Flight out of Sacramento International Airport? Plan Ahead!”