How NBA executive Jeff David stole $13 million from the Sacramento Kings


  By: Kevin Arnovitz/ ESPN   THE MOVING VAN from Sacramento chokes its way through Miami’s thick August air. It contains the objects of Jeff David’s life, all destined for the Davids’ new house in the affluent Pinecrest neighborhood. It is July 2018, and much of David’s family is on hand to help with the move.Continue reading “How NBA executive Jeff David stole $13 million from the Sacramento Kings”

E-scooters suddenly appeared everywhere, but now they’re riding into serious trouble


  By: Julia Buckley/CNN Brussels. San Diego. Bogotá. Walk around any major tourist destination these days, and you’ll see them. Electric scooters, gliding silently around city center streets, zipping through traffic signals, or abandoned — lying on the street, propped up against trees or, in some cases, dumped in rivers. Scooter-sharing systems similar to city bike schemesContinue reading “E-scooters suddenly appeared everywhere, but now they’re riding into serious trouble”

Is the movie you want to see sold out tonight? Try these two Theaters in Sacramento


Its Friday night, and the “Block Buster seems to be sold out at every theater in town.  So you choose another movie. Not so fast! There are two theaters in town that few people know about and one is completely invisible A few years ago the Century @ Downtown Plaza was closed and renovated.  ItContinue reading “Is the movie you want to see sold out tonight? Try these two Theaters in Sacramento”

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”

Never hit a New Yorker, even in Sacramento


Nari was in town to attend her sisters wedding.  Shortly after she checked in to the hotel, she realized she’d left the dress she planned to wear to the wedding on her bedroom door in her apartment in New York She was told there was a Macy’s less than two blocks away from the hotel.Continue reading “Never hit a New Yorker, even in Sacramento”

Mom, why are you being such a bitch?


Standing in line at Marshall’s on  Saturday.   “Mom’ can I get these shoes?  No Ashley! no more!   Mom! why your being such a bitch!   Nearly, everyone in line turned around.   Embarrassed, the woman turned around and said “Ashley” don’t you talk to me like that!  Ashley, said whatever, and walked away! This isn’t the firstContinue reading “Mom, why are you being such a bitch?”

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”

homeless? Sub-Human?


He was the first person I saw as I entered the Rite Aid on K Street His long dark blonde hair tied up in pony tail, skin dark from the sun.  I couldn’t tell how old he was, somewhere between mid twenties to mid thirties.  He was wearing a Jean jacket and held on toContinue reading “homeless? Sub-Human?”