Rent Control Sacramento: The City offers a Bandaid to slow the bleeding


Sacramento is the fastest growing big city in the State of California.  The capital city has seen a 9.4 increase in rent, three times higher than the national average and double the states average. With rents averaging $1700, the Capital city has become an attractive and lower cost alternative to renters in the San FranciscoContinue reading “Rent Control Sacramento: The City offers a Bandaid to slow the bleeding”

Street Cars: Trump Delays funding on Sacramento’s next White Elephant


white elephant (def)  a possession that is useless or troublesome, especially one that is expensive to maintain or difficult to dispose of.    2015, Supporters of  Sacramento’s measure B told us.  Sacramento would  benefit all our neighborhoods by improving mobility between midtown, downtown, and West Sacramento with an affordable transit system that is authentically Sacramento.   Measure B wouldContinue reading “Street Cars: Trump Delays funding on Sacramento’s next White Elephant”

Sacramento’s Next Mayor should be….


Yes Mary Elizabeth, there is a mayoral contest in Sacramento. No, Kevin Johnson has not returned to Phoenix, he is still Sacratomatoville’s big boss. A nice lady is running, her name is  Angelique Ashby  a councilwomen  representing the Natomas area, her foot slipped of the brake as she announced she was running for mayor before theContinue reading “Sacramento’s Next Mayor should be….”

Sex and Ethics in Sacramento City Hall The Good-The Bad-The Ugly


Many companies, organizations require their new employees to read or take a small course in sexual harassment at the time of hire.  For many organizations the course is mandatory for every employee. While the course is mandatory for governmental employees it isn’t for many elected officials. This oversite has cost governments hundreds of millions ofContinue reading “Sex and Ethics in Sacramento City Hall The Good-The Bad-The Ugly”

Steve Hansen removes the Cone of Silence from Sacramento City Hall


One can hear a pin drop at City Hall. The Silence hasn’t gone unnoticed by the local press.  It began in May, after a city employee filed a claim against Mayor Kevin Johnson, accusing him of sexual harassment. Click Link for Story https://sacratomatovillepost.com/2015/05/15/yikes-city-employee-accuses-mayor-kj-of-sexual-harrassment/  A few days ago Vice Mayor Allen Warren was accused of sexual harassment byContinue reading “Steve Hansen removes the Cone of Silence from Sacramento City Hall”

” Real Councilmen of Sacramento” DRAMA @ City Hall Its ” WARREN vs HANSEN ” “The Sacramento Bee says TESTY!


The Housewives of Atlanta has closed shop for the season Sunday, No more purse swipes, no bad hair days.  Its been awhile since there has been real drama on “H” Street.  A while since Mayor Johnson as thrown a tantrum. Apparently there was some real drama on Tuesday…………… Here is a piece from the SacramentoContinue reading “” Real Councilmen of Sacramento” DRAMA @ City Hall Its ” WARREN vs HANSEN ” “The Sacramento Bee says TESTY!”

Puffing outdoors in Sacramento


Remember the days when there were smoking sections in Restaurants?  Smoke so intelligent, it knew to stay it its section. Today, there are fewer and fewer places where a smoker can smoke.  In California, there are cities where you cant smoke outdoors. In California and a number of states it is against the law toContinue reading “Puffing outdoors in Sacramento”

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”

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”

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.