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Opinion – The Truth About the Petitions and the Elk Grove Casino

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Nov 23, 2016
Opinion – The Truth About the Petitions and the Elk Grove Casino


By Steve Lee | November 23, 2016 |  

The Elk Grove City Council has stated on numerous occasions in relation to the proposed Indian casino to be built on the ghost mall property that their hands are tied, they have no ability to stop the casino...

Elk Grove News
A Not-so-new Pledge – Can We Afford to Live by These Words and Deeds?

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Nov 22, 2016
A Not-so-new Pledge –  Can We Afford to Live by These Words and Deeds?



By Michael Monasky | November 22, 2016 |

The latest election of the city council contradicts the claim that Elk Grove is a culturally diverse city. None of the members of the Elk Grove City Council is a woman, and none lack a brick-and-mortar day job with great benefits. None...

Elk Grove News
A Mother’s Tough Love and a Bar of Soap

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Nov 19, 2016
A Mother’s Tough Love and a Bar of Soap



By Dan Schmitt | November 19, 2016 |  

I’m pretty new at the Facebook thing, but I like it. It’s been especially useful during this election season. Talking to people I don’t know about all sorts of political issues sure has shown me that I don’t have a monopoly on ideas. That...

Elk Grove News
The Power of Words

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Nov 12, 2016
The Power of Words



By Dan Schmitt | November 12, 2016 |  

The current anger and hurt so many Americans feel is not because Clinton lost and Trump won the presidential election. It has much more to do with our president-elect consistently and publicly demeaning Muslims, Mexicans, the disabled, and women throughout his...

Elk Grove News
For Far Too Long We’ve Been Following – It’s Time We Take The LEAD.

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Nov 10, 2016
For Far Too Long We’ve Been Following – It’s Time We Take The LEAD.



By Dan Schmitt | November 10, 2016 |  

Dear Despondent Fellow Democrats,

None of us thought it could ever happen, but it did.  Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States.  We have elected a person to the most influential and powerful position on earth, and that...

Elk Grove News
Dear Diary; In Memory of Caring – In This Time of Big Money Politics, Does Voting Even Matter?

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Nov 5, 2016
Dear Diary; In Memory of Caring – In This Time of Big Money Politics, Does Voting Even Matter?



November 5, 2016 |  

Dear Diary,

There were two things I distinctively remember doing the day I turned 18 in the summer of '76.

That evening, I went to my favorite bar and had a drink, actually several, legally, for the first time. You may not be aware of it, but...

Elk Grove News
Documentary Outlines Transgressions of Inglewood, Calif. Mayor James Butts

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Nov 1, 2016
Documentary Outlines Transgressions of Inglewood, Calif. Mayor James Butts



November 1, 2016 |  

A new independently produced two-hour documentary titled "James Butts' Shills: How He Promotes Violence, Bigotry And Violations Of Civil Rights" has been released on YouTube.

The two-plus hour film documents the battle between Butts, who is Mayor of Inglewood, Calif.  and local activist Joseph Teixeira.  

The...

Elk Grove News
Editorial – Region Builder’s Tom Waltman Rants at Elk Grove City Council Meeting, Loathes Citizen Participation

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Oct 28, 2016
Editorial – Region Builder’s Tom Waltman Rants at Elk Grove City Council Meeting, Loathes Citizen Participation

Tom Waltman Region Builder Executive Director blow hard
Region Builder's Executive Director Tom Waltman | 

By Dan Gougherty | October 28, 2016 |

Mr. Tom Waltman's latest rant at the October 26 Elk Grove City Council meeting revealed his shallowness and loyalty to...

Elk Grove News
Opinion: A Tremendous Disaster, Bigly – Hypothesizing The Post-election Trump Effect

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Oct 25, 2016
Opinion: A Tremendous Disaster, Bigly – Hypothesizing The Post-election Trump Effect



By Michael Monasky | October 25, 2016 |  

As my wife and I watched last  Wednesday night's televised presidential debate, the live spectacle from Sin City, she quipped that we should've played a drinking game prompted by Donald Trump's favorite modifiers: tremendous; and disaster. There'd be no sober participants....

Elk Grove News
Editorial – Vote NO on Sacramento County Measure B

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Oct 15, 2016
Editorial – Vote NO on Sacramento County Measure B



October 15, 2016 | 

On this November's ballot, Sacramento County voters will be asked by the Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) to approve a 30-year one-half cent sales tax increase. This increase will appear on the ballot as Measure B and has been dubbed as Fix-it-First by proponents.

While yes on B...

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