It isn’t over: Is Sacramento PD Ready?


30 Seconds A 24 year old shooter opened fire in an Entertainment District similar to Sacramento’s midtown and within 30 seconds nine people were killed and 27 others were wounded. The shooter,wearing body armor reportedly had more than 100 rounds of ammunition in an popular entertainment area filled with people during the weekends.   In Dayton,Continue reading “It isn’t over: Is Sacramento PD Ready?”

Time to review deadly force policy


There certain life events that haunt you.  Such is the case of 25 year old Kajieme Powell of St Louis.  The tragic event as most, was captured by a cell phone. CNN replayed the store footage of Mr Powell in a convenience store and his taking two energy drinks and walking out the store.  HisContinue reading “Time to review deadly force policy”

Sacramento Area Officers Convicted of Rape while on Duty


 November 2015 A jury convicted former Sacramento Police officer Gary Dale Baker, 52, of rape, forcible oral copulation, felony sexual battery, first-degree burglary and other charges July 20 after Baker broke into the woman’s apartment three different times between 2010 and 2012.  The disabled  victim is in her seventies and lived in a senior complex.Continue reading “Sacramento Area Officers Convicted of Rape while on Duty”

Freaky Foul Freeloading Friday: Michael Douglas,RHONJ,The Big Wheel, FBI, No Arrest Arden Fair,


                             Hott in Sacramento Its gonna be hot in Sacramento. Not warm,  freekin hot ,anywhere from 103 to 108.   Every summer, even after  20 years,  I question the wisdom of my move to Sacramento, if I were in San Francisco, IContinue reading “Freaky Foul Freeloading Friday: Michael Douglas,RHONJ,The Big Wheel, FBI, No Arrest Arden Fair,”

Sacramento Downtown Arena : (Thoughts of Stockton) Voters should Approve Funding


Sacramentans can exhale, the Kings are staying and the Maloof‘s are gone.  Mayor Johnson  efforts must be commended . Once the celebrating ends and the last bit of purple confetti is swept away, reality begins. A few weeks after the council approved a non binding  $258 million term sheet.  City Manager John Shirey told theContinue reading “Sacramento Downtown Arena : (Thoughts of Stockton) Voters should Approve Funding”

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)”

Rape was her only way out of Northgate?


Just north of downtown Sacramento, across the American River lies the Northgate/Gardenland neighborhoods .  Northgate boulevard separates the communities.  Gardenland (the older of the two neighborhoods)  can be traced back to the mid 1920’s , In 1926, the town of North Sacramento and the County of Sacramento approved the subdivision of Gardenland. The original subdivision map boundaries are Wilson Avenue to theContinue reading “Rape was her only way out of Northgate?”

Did Aliens take the Bannon street Homeless? Just Sayin for Monday, August 1,2011


For the last few years, I have driven passed the Union Gospel Mission on Bannon  Street.  The Mission offers food and shelter an other services for the homeless.  Every night  both sides of the street was filled with homeless people.   Some of the homeless sleep in small tents directly across the street from theContinue reading “Did Aliens take the Bannon street Homeless? Just Sayin for Monday, August 1,2011”

Homeless wins lawsuit against the City of Sacramento


The homeless has been a thorn in the side of Sacramento’s leaders.      Two years ago Lisa Ling expose the plight of the Sacramento’s  homeless on Oprah.      This embarrassed the Mayor and other leaders. After a  local land owner, said the homeless could camp on his land north of American River the city reactedContinue reading “Homeless wins lawsuit against the City of Sacramento”