Monthly Archives: March 2014

Updates on Formation of North Sac Youth Soccer Club

Here are some updates on the North Sac Youth Soccer Club being formed at Harmon Johnson Elementary School: According to lead organizer, Terry Press-Dawson, the fledgling club was “approved for(a grant of) about $11,000 for soccer uniforms, a laptop and equipment.” This is in addition to $5,000 in funds Council Member Allen Warren provided as […]

Minor RT Bus Accident at Marconi Arcade Light Rail Station

A Sac RT bus hit and damaged a sign pole at the Marconi Arcade Light Rail Station after the driver’s foot came off the brake of the stopped vehicle. According to information supplied by knowledgeable sources, the incident which occurred Monday(March 24th) morning about 11 o’clock. Reports indicate an elderly passenger had just boarded the […]

Levitated Crash?

Those who live in the rarefied air of the art world can’t seem to help but create fodder for those of us who live in the real world. A prime example is: Levitated Mass, a large-scale “sculpture” by Michael Heizer on the campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art which consists of a […]

How to Manage Depression with Drugs: an ebook review

I jumped at the opportunity offered through the Sacramento Bloggers website to interview local Sacramento writer and entrepreneur, Janna Marlies Maron, about her new e-Book, How to Manage Depression without Drugs(set for publication April 18th). I have known many people over the years who suffered bouts of depression who have had varying degrees of success […]

Passing the bottle on exceptions to ‘single sales’ ban!

Reading a recent article in the February 27th edition of the Sacramento News and Review(“Singles barred: How Sacramento banned craft beer”) raised some questions which weren’t addressed by the writer. My curiousity again got the better of me, and so I embarked on a quest to get my questions answered. I started my quest to […]

Celebrating National Pi Day!

Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π. Pi Day is observed on March 14, since 3, 1, and 4 are the three most significant digits of π in the decimal form. In 2009, the United States House of Representatives supported the designation of Pi Day. Here is how some famous people […]

Organizing North Sacramento Youth Soccer Club and the Advancement of Agendas

The initial meeting of a group to form a North Sacramento Youth Soccer Club occurred this past Wednesday night(March 12th) at the Harmon Johnson Elementary School. It was attended by about a dozen interested parents and their children who were deeply interested in the creation of the Club. It was also attended by other community […]

The CW: Land of the Young and Beautiful!

The one thing which strikes me watching the CW television network is that all the world is young and beautiful…and violent and horny! The main characters in the scripted shows are under 30(in appearance if not reality), virile, violent, and have sex at the drop of a hat…or dress. The highly promoted Reign, the story […]

What a Nickname Tells the World about Yourself

“Every day after school, I’d come home and I’d watch The Brady Bunch. And I identified with Bobby, you know? He was about my age, and ‘Bobby’ stuck.” Louisiana Governor Piyush ‘Bobby’ Jindal (2009) Jindal’s nickname dates to his childhood identification with an ABC sitcom character. He has been known by his nickname ever since, […]

Pre-Trial Focus Groups

There we were—eight strangers from various backgrounds—gathered in the ornate conference room of a local Sacramento law firm. We were not there as witnesses in a criminal or a civil case or as beneficiaries of someone’s will. We were there to hear lawyers present the details of a lawsuit in order to give them feedback […]