You can be completely innocent and spend a month here


Data collected by the Board of State and Community Corrections and analyzed by Sacramento News and Review shows that Sacramento County’s aging jails are glutted with people who are presumed innocent. Through the first six months of this year, 58 percent of the approximately 1,800 people in county lockup on a daily basis had yetContinue reading “You can be completely innocent and spend a month here”

A small Sacramento Delta town that was once like Mayberry. Today its more like Twin Peaks


  The lonely bridge into town: Isleton’s population has dropped more than 70 percent since its heyday in the 1960s, according to the city’s chamber of commerce president _________________________________________________________________ 39 miles southwest of Sacramento lies Isleton,Ca.   Its located in the beautiful Sacramento Delta. The current population of the town in less than 850.  AtContinue reading “A small Sacramento Delta town that was once like Mayberry. Today its more like Twin Peaks”

Mayor Kevin Johnson Done!


In an E-mail to the Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said he would not seek a third team. In recent months the Mayor has been in the center of controversy.  From, lawsuits to unsubstantiated charge of sexual harassment by a former city employee. A nearly 20 year old incident involving a young girl inContinue reading “Mayor Kevin Johnson Done!”

Downtown Sacramento: 10 Thousand New Units Again?


New Apartments in “Township Nine”  Last week, Mayor Kevin Johnson launches his “Think Downtown” housing initiative for Sacramento’s central city. By Cosmo Garvin/Sacramento News and Review ( Original Title: Does Mayor Kevin Johnson’s new downtown-housing plan actually bring new housing to the central city?) The mayor’s policy initiatives are always branded to the hilt. ThisContinue reading “Downtown Sacramento: 10 Thousand New Units Again?”

For The Love of Sports …… Sacramento is just another city that sells its soul for a Sports Franchise


  Americans are passionate about sports.  In some small towns the most valuable building in the community is the local high school stadium. This is NOT a National Football League stadium.  Its is the Allen High School football stadium, home of the Allen Eagles.   It can hold 18,000 people or more than a fifthContinue reading “For The Love of Sports …… Sacramento is just another city that sells its soul for a Sports Franchise”

Coach Gate: Sabrina Rodriguez wants to restore her name and reputation (video)


Nicholas Grey and Sabrina Rodriguez  The  Sacramento County Court was filled with media and fans of the popular Emmy winning reporter yesterday.    Sabrina Rodriguez did not enter a plea in Judge  Gweon’s courtroom. She is charged with grand theft, burglary and conspiracy to commit a crime. She thanks her fans and released this video viaContinue reading “Coach Gate: Sabrina Rodriguez wants to restore her name and reputation (video)”

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”

Sacramento Kings-Arena Deal: Seattle vs Sacramento (Seattle has the edge)


Its a stressful time for the  National Basketball Association board of governors.  Two cities, Seattle Washington and Sacramento California are vying for one  professional basketball team the Sacramento Kings. The issue for both cities may come down to  which city is in the best position to build a new arena? In 2006, Sacramentians voted against a measureContinue reading “Sacramento Kings-Arena Deal: Seattle vs Sacramento (Seattle has the edge)”

The Great Flood of 1862 of Sacramento and why Meteorologist Leon Hunsaker says it could happen again.


Far away from Sacramento, outside a tiny town called Hugo in the Rogue River Valley near Grants Pass, Oregon, lives an old weatherman. Leon Hunsaker is his name. If you go to visit the weatherman and you ask how he’s doing, he’ll likely tell you, “Not too bad, considering the mileage on the frame.” ThenContinue reading “The Great Flood of 1862 of Sacramento and why Meteorologist Leon Hunsaker says it could happen again.”

Despite Very low Poll Ratings a confident Mayor Kevin Johnson refuses to debate or attend voters forums


He has the cash, the celebrity.  So despite record low poll ratings Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson blew off  Sacramento League of Women Voters   North Laguna Creek Neighborhood Association, River Park Neighborhood Association  as well as other groups….. Johnson’s campaign manager told media in numerous interviews leading up to the forum that Johnson would not attend becauseContinue reading “Despite Very low Poll Ratings a confident Mayor Kevin Johnson refuses to debate or attend voters forums”