Category Archives: journalism

Would-be volunteer for youth writing program gets grumpy

Two minutes into the orientation, I doubted that I would be serving as a volunteer with this Sacramento nonprofit group, one devoted to improving the literacy skills of poor and at-risk young people. Thirty minutes later, after hearing details on … Continue reading

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Harvard’s suspension of men’s soccer team sends strong message

The Harvard men’s soccer team, which is leading the Ivy League with a 4-0-1 record, has been suspended for the rest of the season for producing vulgar and explicit documents rating women on their perceived sexual appeal and physical appearance. … Continue reading

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Anti-Clinton venom in the locker room

The Clintons are worse than the Mafia. Now they’re getting to the Justice Department. Even the Mafia couldn’t do that. There’s nothing she won’t do. Her level of corruption is unbelievable. I heard this conversation yesterday afternoon as I was … Continue reading

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Let us now praise Sacramento city officials for not being utter fools on arena deal

After you’ve been robbed at gunpoint, it’s cold comfort to be told you should be glad  you’re alive. After you’ve lost an eye, you don’t want to hear that you should be grateful you’re not blind. After you’ve witnessed the spectacle … Continue reading

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Film director becomes scapegoat in gender wars

The blacklisting of entertainment industry professionals on the altar of anti-communism after World War II has left an indelible stain on the American conscience. The 2015 film “Trumbo” serves as a scary reminder of how lives can be destroyed by … Continue reading

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