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Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
The Union columnist Boardman better stick to Penn Valley, not Silicon Valley

The Union columnist Boardman better stick to Penn Valley, not Silicon Valley

The Union columnist George Boardman personifies the “big fish, small pond”/”all hat, no cattle” syndrome that is rampant among many “know-it-alls” in our little community (until you actually look at their resumes). On Thursday, small-town columnist George displayed his own … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
State of Jefferson dialog shows few commentators in the hard-right blogosphere — just activists

State of Jefferson dialog shows few commentators in the hard-right blogosphere — just activists

The commentary on the hard-right political blogs is dominated by a handful of people and a very narrow demographic. In the recent State of Jefferson dialogue, I counted only 10: George Rebane, Russ Steele, Nancy Garcia, Barry Pruett, Don Bessee, Gregory … Continue reading

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
State of Jefferson dialog shows few commentators in the hard-right blogosphere — just activists

State of Jefferson dialog shows few commentators in the hard-right blogosphere — just activists

The commentary on the hard-right political blogs is dominated by a handful of people and a very narrow demographic. In the recent State of Jefferson dialogue, I counted only 10: George Rebane, Russ Steele, Nancy Garcia, Barry Pruett, Don Bessee, Gregory … Continue reading

Game to 100
Homeless copper thieves in Carmichael — imagine that!

Aug 24, 2015

I understand that it’s hard to dump on poor people, desperate immigrants and the homeless without looking mean-spirited. I suppose that’s why bullies and bigots prefer to hide behind myths, lies and half-truths like Ronald Reagan’s “welfare queen” and Donald … Continue reading

Sacramento Vegetable Gardening
Five-Six-Pick Up Sticks!

Five-Six-Pick Up Sticks!

STICKS!Fun in a January garden setting anyone? Can you have fun in a January garden setting? Of course you can -- provided you like working outside in cold weather. If that's not quite your cup of tea -- well -- a hot cup of tea does help take the wint...

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FOX40
Woman Accused of Dog Torture Appears in Court

Jan 13, 2015
Woman Accused of Dog Torture Appears in Court

SACRAMENTO- The Carmichael woman accused of dog torture appeared in court Tuesday morning. Kayla Wright’s case was continued to Jan. 20 for a bail review. Wright was arrested Jan. 8 after detectives say they saw surveillance video of Wright putting a dead dog in a garbage can. She is also accused of wrapping a...

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FOX40
Suspect Linked to Dog Torturing in Carmichael Arrested

Jan 8, 2015
Suspect Linked to Dog Torturing in Carmichael Arrested

CARMICHAEL- A woman believed to be responsible for the recent reports of dog torturing in Carmichael was arrested and booked into the Sacramento County Jail on Tuesday. Sacramento County Sheriff’s detectives reviewed security footage  from the neighborhood which showed the theft of two dogs on December 26th. FOX40 broke the story of the missing...

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Sacramento Vegetable Gardening
Choppin’ Broccoli

Choppin’ Broccoli

Dana Carvey Performs The Lady I KnowIt is one of my most favorite skits from Saturday Night Live past. Comedian Dana Carvey performs the timeless classic of "The Lady I Know," otherwise known by its second and more popular name: Choppin' Broccoli. That...

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FOX40
Woman Wakes Up to Find Car in Swimming Pool

Oct 9, 2014
Woman Wakes Up to Find Car in Swimming Pool

CARMICHAEL - Judith Andre and neighbor Donna Berg woke up to a loud crash around 4 a.m. “It sounded like a car ran into the hill across the street,” Andre said. It wasn’t across the street though. A red sedan landed just feed away from Andre’s bed, and right in her pool. “At first,...

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FOX40
Carmichael Water Main Break Damages Road, Cuts Off Supply to 13 Houses

Sep 5, 2014
Carmichael Water Main Break Damages Road, Cuts Off Supply to 13 Houses

CARMICHAEL- A water main along Walnut Avenue near Gibbons Drive broke Friday afternoon, damaging the road and cutting off water service to at least 13 homes. Traffic was not immediately affected, but work to repair the pavement and the water main could impede drivers at the intersection of the two streets. The 8-inch pipe...

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