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Kings arena art acquisition exudes the color of money

Mar 16, 2015
Kings arena art acquisition exudes the color of money

  In Sacramento, what the one-percenters want, the one-percenters get. They use their money, power and influence to tell the rest of us how things are going to be. Their manipulative ability extends from plopping a Kings arena into the … Continue reading

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Why grammar school was a special time

Mar 12, 2015

I’ve been thinking lately about my grammar school days. That’s because I’ve been exchanging emails with a friend who started in the first grade with me at Our Lady of Lourdes in Queens. We went through all eight years together. … Continue reading

Bob New Heart
The Future- Check this out.

Mar 11, 2015
The Future- Check this out.

Brisbane bionic heart set to save lives - while missing a beat DateMarch 10, 2015Be the first to commentRead laterJorge Branco3submit to redditEmail articlePrintReprints & permissionsA bionic heart created in Brisbane. Photo: suppliedA ground-...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
SXSW 2015

If you are not aware, in just a few days, I will be winging off to Texas to participate in the big interactive/film/music festival called South by Southwest. I will be moderating a core conversation, along with Healthline's VP, David Kopp.  We will be...

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City looks like loser on Koons sculpture

Mar 10, 2015
City looks like loser on Koons sculpture

  “A fool and his money are soon parted,” goes the old proverb. And so it will be if the Sacramento City Council this evening fails to see through the spurious arguments advanced to promote the purchase of a ridiculously priced Jeff … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
It Is Not What We Say But What We See That Heals

It Is Not What We Say But What We See That Heals

Naomi Feil begins by caressing the face of her patient as a mother would her child – wiping away a tear, letting her know she’s not alone. Then she begins to sing quietly:

 
“Jesus loves me, this I know / For the Bible tells me so.”
 
Without missing a beat, Gladys, an elderly woman diagnosed...

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Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
RIP Lisa Bonchek Adams

I've been gone all day today, volunteering at the regional Science Olympiad, an event I've been involved in for years.  I thought about cancer a lot today, recalling when I was a bald mom on my first chemo, whose child was a participant. As I relive...

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Columnist shows reckless indifference to truth in River Park swastika controversy

Mar 5, 2015

It’s astounding to see any journalist call the exercise of free speech an “abomination.” Free speech and a free press are so closely positioned in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as to be almost inseparable. You can’t have … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
In Love, There Are No ‘Shades of Grey’

In Love, There Are No ‘Shades of Grey’

Despite the fact that nearly every critic on the planet gave it an emphatic thumbs-down (current Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer rating: 26%), “Fifty Shades of Grey” still managed to rake in more money over the Presidents Day weekend than any other movie in history. Go figure.

 
While analyses and commentaries abound as to what drives...

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Sacramento’s needy pursuit of star artist for Kings arena

Mar 2, 2015
Sacramento’s needy pursuit of star artist for Kings arena

   Sacramento’s inferiority complex is showing. Surely, that explains why local art “experts” joined hands with the Sacramento Kings to commission an outrageously priced status symbol for the plaza in front of the emerging Kings arena downtown. It’s hardly surprising that … Continue reading

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