Should City of Elk Grove Ban Employee Travel to Indiana? Does Our City Council Have The Courage to Take a Stand?
March 29, 2015 |
Call it the signature seen around the world.
During a private ceremony last week, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. Almost immediately, the State of Indiana, businesses specifically, felt the effects.
“Open commenting is back at sacbee.com,” the Editor writes this morning. “Last Tuesday, The Sacramento Bee rolled out a new registration system that opens commenting to readers who do not subscribe. It is not, however, our system of old, which … Continue reading →
I grew up in the Episcopal Church, and I still love the songs of the Easter season. For whatever reason, we have been out of town on some religious holidays, including Easter and Christmas, over fifty some years. I try … Continue reading →
By Dan Bacher | March 29 ,2015 |
Environmental and human rights activists, holding plastic “torches” and “pitchforks,” formed human barricades at both entrances to the Nestlé Waters bottling plant in Sacramento at 5:00 a.m. on Friday March 20, effectively shutting down the company's operations for the day.
As one who has encouraged the city to get behind the use of social engagement and other such tools to facilitate public dialogue I am somewhat sympathetic to the city here. One the other hand, pumping up survey results to bolster public policy in a town like Davis is fraught with risk. The Vanguard...
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