Monthly Archives: October 2011

Time to think about living in the present

After the memorial service in Red Bluff Saturday, after the pleasure of reuniting with long-lost friends, after hearing the old stories, both poignant and funny, that brought the man back to life, I looked back at the Sacramento River where … Continue reading

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Sheedy respects public on arena financing

There’s a good reason why thousands of people have gathered to protest in parks from New York to Sacramento: They’re angry at getting excluded from a political process that has stealthily and systematically taken their money and given it to … Continue reading

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When life is a river of no return

At this time of year in the old days, my friend Earl Hedlund and I used to check the Red Bluff Daily News for the fish count. A small chart would give the daily tally of salmon and steelhead that … Continue reading

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Forget about economic gain from new arena

I have to admire Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. He’s not a man to limit his options and get left with no accomplishments. Maybe once upon a time, Johnson wanted to build a “world-class” sports arena to keep the Kings happy … Continue reading

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Fairness for the Kings and other wild things

Around the horn today with the weird and wonderful: a call to be fair to the Sacramento Kings; weight loss through weight lifting; a 100-year-old marathoner; and a 52-year-old boxer making his pro debut. ■ In an editorial commenting on … Continue reading

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