Looking Sideways: Despite deficit, Sacramento City Council wants 400,000 in slush funds


Disneyland for everyone !!     Apparently, the city council  views Measure U as a bonanza.   Sacramentians voted to tax themselves for extra police, fire and services. In addition to their salaries, the council wants $391,500 which amounts to $43,000.-(including the mayor) per council member ,to use as their discretion. The vote is tonight.

Sacramento’s Arena at Downtown Plaza: “Feel Free to Panic”


Last year it seemed all pieces for the Downtown Arena at the Railyards had a place.   With all the contributors identified, Sacramento‘s contribution would have been  250 million dollars. Fast Forward to March 2013.   The Sacramento Kings are not simply moving  out of town, they are up for sale.  While Sacramento has bidders in placeContinue reading “Sacramento’s Arena at Downtown Plaza: “Feel Free to Panic””

Be Heard: Community Forum Today (530 to 730 @ Robertson Center at 3525 Norwood Ave) Topic: Tax Dollars to save Sacramento Kings?


How do you feel about tax dollars being used to keep the Sacramento Kings and building an Arena at Downtown Plaza? Here is an opportunity to be heard…. This is a bellwether before the March 26th Council meeting where the council may vote to authorize a public subsidy to help finance an arena. The next meeting will be held onContinue reading “Be Heard: Community Forum Today (530 to 730 @ Robertson Center at 3525 Norwood Ave) Topic: Tax Dollars to save Sacramento Kings?”

BE HEARD! Public Forum Tomorrow(5:30-730 @ City Hall-915 I Street) Tax Dollars for Sacramento Kings?


How do you feel about tax dollars being used to keep the Sacramento Kings and building an Arena at Downtown Plaza. Here is an opportunity to be heard…. This is bellwether before the March 26th Council meeting where the council may vote to authorize a public subsidy to help finance an arena. Three meetings are planned, council members will be in attendance. This is an opportunity toContinue reading “BE HEARD! Public Forum Tomorrow(5:30-730 @ City Hall-915 I Street) Tax Dollars for Sacramento Kings?”

3 Community Forums this week: Topic Sacramento Kings and Downtown Arena Proposals: Be heard


How do you feel about tax dollars being used to keep the Sacramento Kings and building an Arena at Downtown Plaza. Here is an opportunity to be heard…. This is bellwether before the March 26th Council meeting where the council may vote to authorize a public subsidy to help finance an arena. Three meetings are planned, council membersContinue reading “3 Community Forums this week: Topic Sacramento Kings and Downtown Arena Proposals: Be heard”

It was a heart pumping Thriller last night on H Street


It was a chila dilla on  H street last night .  With the central themes being  Power to the People and a Supercharged Mayor. Power to the people is a proposed ballot measures was authored by outgoing Councilwoman Sandy Sheedy.  It would allow the citizens of Sacramento  to decide if they want to lease publicContinue reading “It was a heart pumping Thriller last night on H Street”

Stockton California——-Valley Superstar?


EVERY city and town has the potential for greatness.  Most towns begin on paper,  an outline of what their community will look like.  Through time, the plans are altered, often to make way for the new demands of the city. As the city grows, planning departments are added to manage that growth, these professionals adviseContinue reading “Stockton California——-Valley Superstar?”