E-scooters suddenly appeared everywhere, but now they’re riding into serious trouble


  By: Julia Buckley/CNN Brussels. San Diego. Bogotá. Walk around any major tourist destination these days, and you’ll see them. Electric scooters, gliding silently around city center streets, zipping through traffic signals, or abandoned — lying on the street, propped up against trees or, in some cases, dumped in rivers. Scooter-sharing systems similar to city bike schemesContinue reading “E-scooters suddenly appeared everywhere, but now they’re riding into serious trouble”

Never hit a New Yorker, even in Sacramento


Nari was in town to attend her sisters wedding.  Shortly after she checked in to the hotel, she realized she’d left the dress she planned to wear to the wedding on her bedroom door in her apartment in New York She was told there was a Macy’s less than two blocks away from the hotel.Continue reading “Never hit a New Yorker, even in Sacramento”

921 11th Street


Every day thousands past this ornate building on J Street This Temple, was the tallest building in Sacramento when it opened in 1926 $1,500 million  Is what it cost to build and furnish the Elks Temple   Grand The Elks Temple was a showplace for Sacramento. It contained  100 hotel rooms. The city’s first rooftopContinue reading “921 11th Street”

Flixbus Review: Sacramento to Oakland


Bus travel has improved and is now a viable alternative to air travel offering express service between Metro Areas in the United States.   The new buses, have free wifi, wider seats, more leg room and its less stressful than flying. Flixbus has routes between Sacramento, Oakland and San Francisco. In Sacramento, there are two locationsContinue reading “Flixbus Review: Sacramento to Oakland”

916 Lyft Uber Tales #1 (Life is like a car of chocolates) You never know what your gonna GET!!!!


This is my first chapter and Id like to start by giving you a little background.  My car was totaled in an accident last spring.   I live in downtown Sacramento and thought I would try taking uber, lyft and public transit. I am a complete GIANT.  I stand 6.4 weight 370 pounds and have feetContinue reading “916 Lyft Uber Tales #1 (Life is like a car of chocolates) You never know what your gonna GET!!!!”

Council members Angelique Ashby Jeff Harris say no to Mayor Steinberg’s U plans


  Mayor Steinberg will need  to convince five council members to support his controversial  plans to issues bonds from Measure U or Uoops. Risky and Bankrupt were just some of the words used at Tuesday’s City council meeting.   He has two firm no’s from District 3 Council Member Jeff Harris and Angelique Ashby  representing DistrictContinue reading “Council members Angelique Ashby Jeff Harris say no to Mayor Steinberg’s U plans”

Road Rage “Crazy”


I’m hooked on those you tube Road Rage Videos. Most of the images are caught on dash cam. The details on some of these are extremely sharp with some of the cameras allowing the driver to capture clear images of the license plates . What I find fascinating is a lot of the owners ofContinue reading “Road Rage “Crazy””

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”