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People keep asking me my assessment of the school board race for Davis Joint Unified. It is tough to predict these things, as we have limited polling and limited insight into voter mindset. We have two incumbents, one unusually strong challenger and one protest vote. I will dispense with Mr. Granda first. This is...
By Natasha Camhi and Ames Grawert Anyone who watched Monday night’s presidential debate might think we’re losing the war on crime. “We have a situation where we have our inner cities, African-Americans, Hispanics are living in Hell because it’s so dangerous,” Donald Trump said. “You walk down the street, you get shot.” It’s a...
by Ryan Gonzales In the afternoon of September 27, 2016, the case of the People v. Darnell Dorsey resumed with Judge Paul Richardson presiding. Pursuant to Cal. Penal Code sections 273a and 273ab, Darnell Dorsey is charged with assaulting and inflicting deadly injury upon his girlfriend’s 20-month-old child, Cameron Morrison. Deputy Public Defender Martha...
The Union has an highly positive article about a local virtual reality class called Connected Communities Academy. It basically is a free advertisement for the academy stating that the start date for classes is “flexible and will be based on … Continue reading →
The Rio Linda Library celebrated it’s 100th birthday on Tuesday, September 27th 2016 and invited us all over for dinner. Librarian Sally McGrath arranged a party with music, a quiche throw-down competition which I was lucky enough to judge, with some history, and a lot of handshaking. District 4 Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan was in attendance...
With an ever-growing number of drought-weakened trees dying from bark beetle infestation, the Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a plan to remove hazardous trees that could damage or destroy county infrastructure. County staff has identified approximately 1,800 trees in need of immediate removal. With an estimate of $1,700 per tree, the total...