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The New One Minute Manager

May 20, 2015

What I was not expecting was to find that Blanchard and Johnson have, in this slim unadorned volume, encapsulated so much of what our country (our world!) needs to hear, to learn, to practice if we are to survive past the midpoint of the twentyfirst ce...

The Sac Rag
City of Trees festival lineup to include “listener choice”

May 19, 2015
City of Trees festival lineup to include “listener choice”

The City of Trees music festival tickets went on sale this morning. The event, to be held August 15 at Gibson Ranch in Elverta, features as a headliner a little local band called “Cake” whose work has been featured in such things as “TV” and “the movies.” In addition to Cake and some other...

The State Hornet
Bruce Jenner As a Woman is About More Than Being Transgender

Bruce Jenner is a famous Olympic athlete known for winning the decathlon in 1976 and in the last decade, has been known for being the father figure on Keeping Up With The Kardashians. More recently, he is known for coming out as living as tra...

MidLifeBloggers
Master Lock and the Senior Market

May 5, 2015

We live behind a gate. Don’t for a moment, however, think Gated Community with a uniformed attendant screening our visitors. Nor should you imagine one of those  motorized gates where at the flick of a something or other, the gate opens for egress or ingress as appropriate. No, this is your basic wrought iron, keep intruders...

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The State Hornet
Cinco de Mayo is not about margaritas and tacos

May 5, 2015

Cinco de Mayo is one of the most misunderstood holidays that has ever existed. Many people don’t know what they are celebrating and are unaware they are contributing to negative Mexican stereotypes. 



YubaNet.com
Steve Forrest: Montana Governor Listens to Constituents, Vetoes Anti-Bison Bill

May 5, 2015

HELENA, MT, May 5, 2015 - Steve Forrest, Defenders’ Senior Representative for Rockies and Plains, issued the following statement

A bill that would have given control of state bison management to county politicians instead of state Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists – a proposal rejected by three-fourths of Montanans according to recent polling – ...

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Sacramento Homeless
The Dregs of Society: Look They Can Read! Who knew?

The Dregs of Society: Look They Can Read! Who knew?

A photo-essay by a National Geographic photographer, featured on the home page at the Sacramento Public Library’s website, has me spinning. The exhibit features the pictures of nine ostensibly homeless individuals using the Sacramento, San Francisco or San Jose public libraries. I grant that it is kind of nice, but it is...

The State Hornet
Students should be thankful for tenured professors

May 4, 2015

“We teach more students with fewer teachers. In 2013, there were 1,746 more students than in 2004. In 2013, there were 218 fewer tenured and tenure-track professors than in 2004," read the poster on the fourth floor of Amador Hall.



YubaNet.com
Wendell Potter: Health insurers ‘may go the way of Blockbuster’

May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015 - In its heyday—which wasn’t so long ago—Blockbuster had 60,000 employees and 9,000 locations. For most Americans, for a minute anyway, it was the place to rent a movie. Then along came Netflix. And Redbox, which operates most of the movie-rental kiosks in convenience and grocery stores.

Before you knew it,...

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YubaNet.com
Career in the NFL

May 4, 2015
Career in the NFL

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