Mayor Steinberg U Promised

Norma Citizen works hard ,the money she earns goes to her household.    Rent slash Mortgage, Food, Medical, Car Payments, Insurance, savings* etc.   Bonuses, Overtime, refunds, might be applied to a luxury, but only after her families general obligations are met. There are quite a few Norma Citizen’s out there.  Families who would may needContinue reading “Mayor Steinberg U Promised”

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”

End of the line for Sac’s Riverfront Street Car ?

The Trump administration isn’t keen on Public Transportation.  The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is not distributing money earmarked  for public transit.  Many projects in cities across the nation including Sacratomatoville are waiting for federal funding have hit Trumps Wall      Nearly 2 billion dollars is on hold.   Construction has already begun in some citiesContinue reading “End of the line for Sac’s Riverfront Street Car ?”

Kings Fans Hated Her

  “Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking…”   Leo Tolstoy In 2008, no one was surprised.  Building a new homeContinue reading “Kings Fans Hated Her”

Professional Football Has a California Problem (Joe Mathews has a solution)

Three Teams Want to Come to L.A., but I’ve Got Better Ideas By: Joe Mathews/ Pro football has a “California problem.” So say some of the most powerful people in the sport. And as a new National Football League season kicks off this weekend, they are busily pursuing thoughtless solutions to the California problem thatContinue reading “Professional Football Has a California Problem (Joe Mathews has a solution)”

Come on Sacramento $12.50 an hour by 2020?

Photo CBS/Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced a task force is recommending the Sacramento minimum wage increase to $12.50 an hour by 2020. $12.50 in five years seems more like a punishment than a reward. Families earning low wages cost local taxpayers in the form of services. Forbes says Wal Mart employees cost Taxpayers 6.2 billionContinue reading “Come on Sacramento $12.50 an hour by 2020?”

“More Sex in Sacramento’s City Hall?” A second Woman Files Sexual Claim Against the City of Sacramento .

Mayor Kevin Johnson, Vice Mayor Allen Warren and now former Department of Utilities Manager Elsie Fong . Click Link for the Fox 40 story / Delia Chacon says she has been to Warrens Cabin and other trips.   Did someone from Johnson’s camp pay staffer?  Click Link for Story

Smaller is Better? The New Kings Arena

The terms of  proposed Sacramento Arena has smelled from the beginning.   The smoke and noise generated by City Leaders,the local media-lead by the Sacramento Bee and a group of Kings Fans( who would mortgage Sacramento schools to retain the Kings) have drowned out common sense. The Sacramento News and Review, citizens groups, and many bloggersContinue reading “Smaller is Better? The New Kings Arena”

Puffing outdoors in Sacramento

Remember the days when there were smoking sections in Restaurants?  Smoke so intelligent, it knew to stay it its section. Today, there are fewer and fewer places where a smoker can smoke.  In California, there are cities where you cant smoke outdoors. In California and a number of states it is against the law toContinue reading “Puffing outdoors in Sacramento”

Pro Arena Group Seeing dead People, Shady Doings and Basketball just another week in Sacramento

Josh Wood at the podium with members of  Crown Downtown By CityFella The heat is on.  As the final petitions are being counted.  Pro Arena supporters are in high alert with the Mayors office and the city’s largest newspapers leading the charge. The high or low point was a pro arena press conference held  lastContinue reading “Pro Arena Group Seeing dead People, Shady Doings and Basketball just another week in Sacramento”