Tyler Perry Joins the Billionaire’s Club

By: Biba Adams/The Giro In a detailed profile on the mega-talented ‘Madea’ creator, Forbes magazine says Perry has earned more than $1.4 billion in pretax income since 2005. In a detailed profile on the actor, writer, director and producer, Forbes reports that Perry has a net worth of $1 billion. The magazine notes that Perry has earnedContinue reading “Tyler Perry Joins the Billionaire’s Club”

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?”

Racism Pays? One NBA owner may know the way?

By CityFella, Setting the ground rules,I am bit of a cynic. Moving on………… It wasn’t planned (or was it? ) but the notorious Donald Sterling may be on to something. The National Basketball Association would not allow a notorious racist control its franchise and IT was going to force the sale of the Los AngelesContinue reading “Racism Pays? One NBA owner may know the way?”

It takes a Video: Ray Rice and the National Football League

Ray Rice & Janay Parker-Rice with their daughter By CityFella If there is dirt, TMZ will find it. If your in an office building, retail store, or hotel, your being filmed or being  watched.    February 14 ,2014  TMZ obtained pictures taken at  Revel’s Casino in Atlantic City where Rice was seen dragging fiancee Janay ParkerContinue reading “It takes a Video: Ray Rice and the National Football League”

Betting it all in Sacramento-The Kings Arena Debate Rages on!

With the March 1  deadline rapidly approaching,  the Sacramento  City Council will ask Tuesday to allow staffers to dive into deeper discussions with the remaining 10 firms. The council will eventually be asked to issue a request for proposals seeking formal bids from private companies on the city’s downtown parking spaces, garages and enforcement. The garagesContinue reading “Betting it all in Sacramento-The Kings Arena Debate Rages on!”


Weeks of  indecision costs me.  Was I driving or flying to Las Vegas?  A drive would take 10 hours and even in my fuel efficient car, gas would cost about $82 each way.   After a few days of an exhausting  internet search, the best fare I found was out of Oakland, however parking and fuel cost from Sacramento virtually erased anyContinue reading “STRAIGHT OUT OF STOCKTON (airport)”

Is It OK For a Black Man to Get Rich While Wearing a Dress?

Tyler Perry recently topped off the list of the highest paid men in entertainment.  Perry raked in an estimated $130 million last year between his films and two TBS television shows, House of Payne andMeet the Browns.  The list was compiled by Forbesmagazine and helps Perry stake his claim as a serious power player among Hollywood big shots. Perry wasn’tContinue reading “Is It OK For a Black Man to Get Rich While Wearing a Dress?”