916 Lyft Uber Tales # 2 “Dude I’m over here”


I wont out the driver, but he was hi and I was stupid.  One most days I can summoned a ride in one to two minutes which works for me cuz I’m always running late. I run down the stairs and I see the Chevy passing my building.  He drives two blocks and makes aContinue reading “916 Lyft Uber Tales # 2 “Dude I’m over here””

The Man from North Highlands


Likes Donald Trump’s forcefulness. Its about time, they respect the United States. Everyone before Trump pushed us around, including our allies. The economy is good, and he’s bringing China to their knees. They have taken advantage of us for too long! He thinks the women on the Women’s Soccer Team, should think for themselves andContinue reading “The Man from North Highlands”

Do not Tear down Sleep Train Arena


I was within a few feet of Sacramento’s former City Manager John Shirley, when he announced the Sleep Train could not compete with the new arena. Something about a non-competing clause. Sealing the fate of the 30 year old complex. Arco, (now Sleep Train) opened in 1988 its cost a mere 40 million (below averageContinue reading “Do not Tear down Sleep Train Arena”

The Sacramento Convention Center: Bad Money


  An Old Updated Joke A man walks into a Pet Store he is immediately drawn to the sounds of a parakeet.  Who resides in this large elaborate cage.   It was love at first sight, he had to have the bird. The price was unimportant, he buys the bird and a small cage. Arriving home,Continue reading “The Sacramento Convention Center: Bad Money”

Street Cars: Trump Delays funding on Sacramento’s next White Elephant


white elephant (def)  a possession that is useless or troublesome, especially one that is expensive to maintain or difficult to dispose of.    2015, Supporters of  Sacramento’s measure B told us.  Sacramento would  benefit all our neighborhoods by improving mobility between midtown, downtown, and West Sacramento with an affordable transit system that is authentically Sacramento.   Measure B wouldContinue reading “Street Cars: Trump Delays funding on Sacramento’s next White Elephant”

Broke Down Diva


What is a”Broke Down Diva?” A woman who wants everything her way and nothing else! (Jennie.G) A Female that expects everything from someone else (Trophy wife) ( Stephanie F) A pretender, a Diva wanna be, who gets off on belittling others, wants to live the lives of the Rich and famous but she eats atContinue reading “Broke Down Diva”

Bleak and Scary “J” Street


A few days ago, I picked up a few friends from Boston and drove them from Airport to their downtown hotel. . This was their first visit to Sacramento.   From the airport, I was peppered with questions about my city.  They were in town to attend a workshop and worried about having options in theContinue reading “Bleak and Scary “J” Street”

Just another Refugee from San Francisco


I saw a familiar head in line at the BelAir Market on West El Camino.  We used to call him Peanut head back in the day.   I hadn’t seen Peanut head in more than ten years.  We lost contact after my family moved to Sacramento in the nineties.   There he was, in living color, inContinue reading “Just another Refugee from San Francisco”

He Urinated on the Deputy


  Placer County Deputies noticed ,Sacramento resident, Steven Holley was acting strangely around the Miners Ravine Natures Preserve in Granite Bay on Thursday.. In a short struggle with the deputies, the 55 year old’s dingy sprung a leak and he urinated on the Deputy. The Deputies found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, on the moist suspect. Perhaps,Continue reading “He Urinated on the Deputy”

Welcome to Sacramento: Get out of our Parks


  The Citizen’s Hotel opened in 2008.   The building was once the former headquarters of California Western State Life Insurance.  Built in the 1920’s the building was one of Sacramento’s first skyscrapers. The Citizens hotel has become very popular for those who want something different from the cookie cutter hotels in the area asContinue reading “Welcome to Sacramento: Get out of our Parks”