Vaccinate before opening,Teachers First!


For many years my wife and I volunteered to help at our childrens school. We assisted in the class rooms and where ever needed in the school. We’ve seen the good and the bad. Misbehaving children, interfering with your childs ability the learn that day . We have heard parnets assigning blame, insisting part theContinue reading “Vaccinate before opening,Teachers First!”

And there was Snow in 2 C


March 2020: The world was a terrifying place. It was scarier than an nuclear missile from North Korea. Corona Virus I’ve lived through Herpies, Aids, H1N1 and various flu’s and yet somehow this was different. I couldn’t tell you, but one day I was scared. Someone died in Washinton State, then other places. Companies wereContinue reading “And there was Snow in 2 C”

What’s up Sacramento? In Covid times Rents Rising Fast.


As rents drop in the San Francisco Bay area. Sacramento is seeing a steady rise in Apartment Rents. Of the all the large cities tracked by Newmark only Phoenix Arizona, saw faster growth in Rents than Sacramento. Average apartment rent in the Sacramento’s four-county area during the last quarter of 2020 was $1,710, up from $1,587Continue reading “What’s up Sacramento? In Covid times Rents Rising Fast.”

“SHOCKING”Developer Uses Loophole to Evict Single Mother and family during Covid Seeks, 30 million in Subsidies


“I’m homeless, and my family is homeless,” Tanya Vera said, fighting back tears. “They’re destroying our communities. I just need help.” Vera is a 49-year-old mother of two who’s been putting herself through California State University East Bay, studying hospitality management. She’s also disabled and currently scheduled for a major surgery. One of her daughtersContinue reading ““SHOCKING”Developer Uses Loophole to Evict Single Mother and family during Covid Seeks, 30 million in Subsidies”

As More Bay Area Residents Work From Home, Many Are Moving That Home To Sacramento


Cailfornia Dreaming 1600SF Home Bay Area 970K Sacramento 420K By: Ed Fletcher/Capitiol Public Radio When the pandemic hit, Ebony Lewis decided to reassess her living situation. “When I was living in Oakland Hills I had a roommate. It was close quarters. I needed my own space,” said Lewis, a Los Angeles-area native who recently boughtContinue reading “As More Bay Area Residents Work From Home, Many Are Moving That Home To Sacramento”

The First Covid Thanksgiving


Sacramento Covid Cases have increased by 400%. Last week there were over a million new cases nationwide bringing the infection rate to over 11 million in the US. Experts recommend staying home this Thanksgiving. As traveling increases, so does your risk of being exposed to the coronavirus and of possibly spreading it to others. AAAContinue reading “The First Covid Thanksgiving”

A follower or Safeway Stalker?


8:16Am Midtown Safeway, Sacramento Purpose:  Milk, Bananas, Sugar, Mushrooms, Yeast……. My new normal when I first enter a supermarket, is to first visit the paper aisle.  ___________________________________________________ A few weeks ago, I arrived early and there were about 20 twelve packagess of Scott Toilet Paper with 12 rolls. I grabbed my chest and staggered downContinue reading “A follower or Safeway Stalker?”

CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey


      I’m not an alarmist by nature. You won’t find me screaming “the world is coming to the end” on I street , or fighting over a twelve pack of Ultra Charmin Toilet Paper at the Alhambra Safeway. I’ve survived the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Y2K, Sars, Swine Flu , The Ebola Virus andContinue reading “CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey”

Sacramento’s Recipe for Disaster: Homeless Teenagers in Trailers?


Really Really Bad Idea! The Mayor and the City Council rubber stamped a very bad idea Tuesday night.  Perhaps they should have polled a group of parents with 18-24 year old adult children before voting. Perhaps, I’m missing a few details in the plan for the trailers.  Perhaps they have included 24/7 on site security/police. Continue reading “Sacramento’s Recipe for Disaster: Homeless Teenagers in Trailers?”

Is leaving Sacramento and California for a lower cost home enough?


Anyone who lives on the West Coast knows there is a high cost for living here.  From Washington to California’s Mexican Border, the West Coast is pricey, this is also true of Canada. The medium price of a home in Vancouver, British Columbia ($1,360 million)  is considerably higher than Toronto, Ontario ($806,000) Canada’s largest city.Continue reading “Is leaving Sacramento and California for a lower cost home enough?”