San Francisco REAL Estate Fixer with a sludge problem for $1.558 Million


Story from Amy Graff/ San Francisco Chronicle  If you live in Georgia or the southwest this charming fixer would sell for $10 grand Max. But this is San Francisco and 1.5 million is a steal.  However you will need a minimum of a half million to make it habitable. And this one is a REALContinue reading “San Francisco REAL Estate Fixer with a sludge problem for $1.558 Million”

Is the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Safe? and will we ever know the truth?


The San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge opened in 1936.  Today it carries nearly 250,000 cars a day. This is a view of the Eastern Span of the bridge opened in 2013. The old span is being disassembled. A section collapsed on the Eastern Span of the bridge during the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake and theContinue reading “Is the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Safe? and will we ever know the truth?”

Road Rage: Isabelle Salgado’s Attorney says “Her first concern was with the boy”


Photo News 10 By CityFella, A water bottle struck her car Isabelle Marie Salgado was 17 Sunday, when the  Mercedes SUV she was driving hit a 13 year old in the  3000 block of Yellowstone Lane  in the  Arden-Arcade area of Sacramento.      In the SUV was her 8 year old sister. Firefighters rushedContinue reading “Road Rage: Isabelle Salgado’s Attorney says “Her first concern was with the boy””

CELL PHONES USERS : Listen UP! We really ,NO REALLY, don’t want to hear your conversations.


At the bus stop, in the bus, train, plane.  In the theater at a restaurant,  IT CAN WAIT…. I love my Samsung sidekick, I have written blogs, paid bills, bought airline tickets  and made reservations and checked movie times.  There are days I often wonder how I got along without it…. and yet I did.    Continue reading “CELL PHONES USERS : Listen UP! We really ,NO REALLY, don’t want to hear your conversations.”

The Best Soap Opera in San Francisco: ” The Sheriff and the Soap Star” The Final Chapter Ross Mirkarimi is still Sheriff


t Time to close the book, turn off the lights on the Best Soap Opera in San Francisco “The Sheriff and the Soap Star“.  After a year of international coverage, with more twist and turns than Lombard Street we have reached the end, or have we? Last year former San Francisco Board of Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi wasContinue reading “The Best Soap Opera in San Francisco: ” The Sheriff and the Soap Star” The Final Chapter Ross Mirkarimi is still Sheriff”

Mayor Kevin Johnson, Sacramento’s Sports Leader (just saying)


The hits or strike outs keep coming for the re-elected Mayor of California’s Capitol. The Construction  of  an Arena for the Sacramento Kings was priority one  during his first four years in office. In the eleventh hour, the owners of the Kings pulled out of the Arena Project thus leaving the Arena without a principal tenant…Continue reading “Mayor Kevin Johnson, Sacramento’s Sports Leader (just saying)”

Zimmerman-Martin It’s not always Race


If you are black/African American you may view the murder of Treyvon Martins as just one more example of a devalued black person. Another black man, another African american, a teenager killed because he was black…. Most americans are outraged by the events in Florida.   There are also  many white americans who believe Treyvon Martin actions may have contributed  to his death.  Continue reading “Zimmerman-Martin It’s not always Race”

The Sheriff and the Soap Star (Part 6) Sheriff Mirkarimi pleades guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment


The best Soap Opera in San Francisco has reached the final curtain or has it? Yesterday the Sheriff,agreed to a plea bargain on a misdemeanor domestic violence and two related charges.  He will be officially charged Monday. The plea deal calls for him to be fined $400, given three years probation and undergo a year of domestic violenceContinue reading “The Sheriff and the Soap Star (Part 6) Sheriff Mirkarimi pleades guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment”

Hotel Confidential”Special”: The Schwarzenegger Rumors


Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger lived at the Hyatt Regency across from the Capitol during his term. The governor is being accused of using  Highway Patrol officers in Schwarzenegger’s security detail , to drive ladies to his penthouse suite.   Thus using taxpayer funds. The story is from the National Enquirer, its editor in chief  “Tony Frost” is standing by the story despite some Continue reading “Hotel Confidential”Special”: The Schwarzenegger Rumors”