Pollution by Design


Realtor.com predicts Sacramento will be the strongest housing market in the nation this year.   In the last few years Sacramento, has been the fastest growing large city in the state. Cailfornians are moving to the central part of the state where home prices are considerablely lower than the coastal areas of the state.  InContinue reading “Pollution by Design”

America is losing its religion — and the effects will be long-lasting


By : Brian Walsh/Axios New surveys show Americans’ membership in communities of worship has declined sharply in recent years, with less than 50% of the country belonging to a church, synagogue or mosque. Why it matters: The accelerating trend towards a more secular America represents a fundamental change in the national character, one that will haveContinue reading “America is losing its religion — and the effects will be long-lasting”

Matt Gaetz,3rd Class Jerk


38 year old Matthew Louis Gaetz II is a Florida Congressman representing Florida’s first District located on the western side of the state in the Floridabama corridor. His wealthy father reportedly bankrolled the election. During his campaign, Gaetz received almost $480,000 in contributions, about five times more than anyone else in the field. Gaetz isContinue reading “Matt Gaetz,3rd Class Jerk”

Bate and Switch at Uber?


A couple of years ago my car was totaled in an accident. I took the insurance money and paid off a few accounts. Living downtown, the plan was to take a combination of Public Tranposrtation and Uber. After a year, I would purchase a new car. Uber and Lyft was reliable transportation with reasonalble pricesContinue reading “Bate and Switch at Uber?”

Spring is Near and Covid 19 isn’t over.


Like most people in the world, I’m looking forward returning to normalcy. I want to have breakfast at Carol’s in West Sacramento. Dinner at “The Porch” in midtown. I wanna walk down a busy L street with people drinking and pedaling on those brew bikes carts. I miss the crowds of bicyclist and all thingsContinue reading “Spring is Near and Covid 19 isn’t over.”

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?”

Parents Of Color Still Have Reservations About Returning Kids To Classrooms


By: Nicole Nixon/Capradio.org Toni Tinker isn’t sure if she’ll send her second grader back to class when Sacramento City Unified School District reopens for younger students on April 8. Tinker, like many parents of color across California, is concerned about students returning while counties are still in the most-restrictive purple tier. And even if SacramentoContinue reading “Parents Of Color Still Have Reservations About Returning Kids To Classrooms”

Vaccinate before opening,Teachers First!


For many years my wife and I volunteered to help at our childrens school. We assisted in the class rooms and where ever needed in the school. We’ve seen the good and the bad. Misbehaving children, interfering with your childs ability the learn that day . We have heard parnets assigning blame, insisting part theContinue reading “Vaccinate before opening,Teachers First!”

And there was Snow in 2 C


March 2020: The world was a terrifying place. It was scarier than an nuclear missile from North Korea. Corona Virus I’ve lived through Herpies, Aids, H1N1 and various flu’s and yet somehow this was different. I couldn’t tell you, but one day I was scared. Someone died in Washinton State, then other places. Companies wereContinue reading “And there was Snow in 2 C”

What’s up Sacramento? In Covid times Rents Rising Fast.


As rents drop in the San Francisco Bay area. Sacramento is seeing a steady rise in Apartment Rents. Of the all the large cities tracked by Newmark only Phoenix Arizona, saw faster growth in Rents than Sacramento. Average apartment rent in the Sacramento’s four-county area during the last quarter of 2020 was $1,710, up from $1,587Continue reading “What’s up Sacramento? In Covid times Rents Rising Fast.”