The First Covid Thanksgiving


Sacramento Covid Cases have increased by 400%. Last week there were over a million new cases nationwide bringing the infection rate to over 11 million in the US. Experts recommend staying home this Thanksgiving. As traveling increases, so does your risk of being exposed to the coronavirus and of possibly spreading it to others. AAAContinue reading “The First Covid Thanksgiving”

When will Americans be allowed to travel to Italy again?


Tourists take photos at the Portico d’Ottavia ruins in Rome’s Jewish Quarter on September 15th. Photo: AFPSome travel from the US to Italy is allowed, but only in certain circumstances. Here’s what you need to know. With many people in the US still anxious to get back to Italy as soon as they can, here’sContinue reading “When will Americans be allowed to travel to Italy again?”

CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey


      I’m not an alarmist by nature. You won’t find me screaming “the world is coming to the end” on I street , or fighting over a twelve pack of Ultra Charmin Toilet Paper at the Alhambra Safeway. I’ve survived the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Y2K, Sars, Swine Flu , The Ebola Virus andContinue reading “CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey”

Sac International grew by 1 million passengers


13 Million Passengers flew out of Sacramento International Airport last year. An increase of one million passengers from 2018  SMF has seen a lot of activity on 2019. Six new airlines. 10 new nonstop flights, eight new routes. 2019 saw the return of Air Canada and Frontier Airlines to SMF.  New to SMF,  Spirit, Contour,Continue reading “Sac International grew by 1 million passengers”

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: S9 ep 3 sun and SHADE in the Bahamas


By: Brian Moylan/Venture.com We interrupt your regularly scheduled Rich Women Doing Things recap for this paid television announcement. “Hello, my name is Elvis, and I am a butler at the Baha Mar Resort and Casino on New Providence Island in the Bahamas. No, Rihanna is from Barbados, which is not the Bahamas. Here on New Providence Island we haveContinue reading “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: S9 ep 3 sun and SHADE in the Bahamas”

Traveling during the Shutdown (Suggestions)


  Its not business as usual at the nations airports. Including Sacramento International.  Some 51,000 TSA officers, along with air traffic controllers, are among 420,000 federal workers required to work through the shutdown, but without pay. The Transportation Security Administration plans to begin closing a handful of security checkpoints at airports around the U.S. theContinue reading “Traveling during the Shutdown (Suggestions)”

$49 to Denver or Las Vegas “Frontier Airlines Returns to Sacramento International”


Killer Diller Low Airfares are coming to Sacramentio After a five year absence Frontier Airlines is returning to Sacramento International August 1.   With four week daily flights to Denver and Las Vegas beginning August 12th. When Frontier left Sacramento, they were a discount Airline, similar to Southwest. What is returning is a different airline anContinue reading “$49 to Denver or Las Vegas “Frontier Airlines Returns to Sacramento International””

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!”

SMF Reset: 10 million passengers needs a full service airport hotel


If you flew into Sacramento International Airport monday night and needed a hotel room you soon discovered there weren’t any hotel rooms available within a six mile radius of the hotel. This isn’t uncommon. There are nearly 1300 rooms south of the Airport.  Many of those hotels  are full Monday through Thursday. Nationally the averageContinue reading “SMF Reset: 10 million passengers needs a full service airport hotel”

Lay off the French – They are not that rude


France’s foreign minister and tourist chiefs think the renowned French rudeness to visitors is a problem that needs resolving but are they really unwelcoming and unfriendly to visitors? Surely it’s time to put that cliché to bed, argues The Local’s Ben McPartland This week the French government gave the world another chance to cement theContinue reading “Lay off the French – They are not that rude”