P is for Pannell : Sac’s Big Box Ordinance Repealed


bod·y lan·guage (Psychology) the nonverbal imparting of information by means of conscious or subconscious bodily gestures, posture, etc. Bonnie Parnell was angry at last night’s City Council meeting.  The body language of the five term council member projected rage at times.  Her position was clear however her vote was curious. The council chambers was packed.Continue reading “P is for Pannell : Sac’s Big Box Ordinance Repealed”

Wal Mart Raining on Sacramento Politicians may result in more Wal Marts


Wal Mart hasn’t built a superstore in Sacramento  in years…   But that might change…..  As the city is considering changing its big box store policy.     Will those members of the council who accepted money from Wal Mart abstain? According to the Bee,  Wal Mart has donated $800,000 to Mayor Kevin Johnson andContinue reading “Wal Mart Raining on Sacramento Politicians may result in more Wal Marts”

Friday’s Mashed Potatoes 06/14/13


Sunday: Neil Patrick Harris is Bigger!  Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper are going to be Richer! After winning six Tonys — including Best Musical — this past weekend, Kinky Boots will kick off a national tour beginning in Las Vegas in September 2014. Monday:  Good thing we live in the US of A.  The Russians and Chinese peopleContinue reading “Friday’s Mashed Potatoes 06/14/13”

Sacramento City Council Approves Budget and gives themselves a bonus.


Sacramento City Council members earn $55,000 a year.  Last night five members (plus the mayor) voted to gift themselves $43,500 in discretionary monies. The bonanza was cleverly drafted into a budget proposal that would increase police and fire personal as well as restore other city services. When citizens passed  Measure U  to temporarily increase taxes,Continue reading “Sacramento City Council Approves Budget and gives themselves a bonus.”

Looking Sideways: Despite deficit, Sacramento City Council wants 400,000 in slush funds


Disneyland for everyone !!     Apparently, the city council  views Measure U as a bonanza.   Sacramentians voted to tax themselves for extra police, fire and services. In addition to their salaries, the council wants $391,500 which amounts to $43,000.-(including the mayor) per council member ,to use as their discretion. The vote is tonight.

The Sacramento Kings in Seattle may be the best gift for Sacramentians


After reviewing the Entertainment and Sports Center(ESC) Term Sheet. The Sacramento Kings moving to Seattle may be the best gift for Sacramentians.  The 2013 sheet is overly optimistic with perfect storm forecasts.  It  has several unsubstantiated claims for growth and insufficient  traffic/parking studies.  In a city facing deficits this  year, the questions becomes is the ESC a good deal fromContinue reading “The Sacramento Kings in Seattle may be the best gift for Sacramentians”

Sacramento Arena Vote… Gee that was easy or was it?


With the ever present clock ticking louder, the Mayor and the Sacramento City Council voted to allow city staff to enter into detail talk’s with firms seeking to lease downtown parking. In 15 days, the city need to have a finance plan in place for the new arena.   In 15 days, they need to haveContinue reading “Sacramento Arena Vote… Gee that was easy or was it?”

It was a heart pumping Thriller last night on H Street


It was a chila dilla on  H street last night .  With the central themes being  Power to the People and a Supercharged Mayor. Power to the people is a proposed ballot measures was authored by outgoing Councilwoman Sandy Sheedy.  It would allow the citizens of Sacramento  to decide if they want to lease publicContinue reading “It was a heart pumping Thriller last night on H Street”

MKJ Entourage, Gosselin Kids, Fly Sacramento, Tsa, Nightclub Names Changes, City Chickens, Missing teeth and Sheen, Just Sayin for Thursday, November 18,2010


This is a banner month for MKJ (Mayor Kevin Johnson) he has been named in the Post four times this month wowee.  Your becoming an international super(well we wont go further than this)  We have followers in the UK, Canada, Australia,and New Zealand. It appears our Mayor needed security, needing protection from  Al Qaeda operativesContinue reading “MKJ Entourage, Gosselin Kids, Fly Sacramento, Tsa, Nightclub Names Changes, City Chickens, Missing teeth and Sheen, Just Sayin for Thursday, November 18,2010”

Keep your eye on the ball


Sacramento developers are back with a new downtown arena plan. This time, Convergence is the name of the game. First rule is, don’t call it a basketball arena. Early on in one of many discussions between SN&R and developer Gerry Kamilos, he corrected the reporter, saying, “It’s called the sports and entertainment complex.” Better yet,Continue reading “Keep your eye on the ball”