Monthly Archives: March 2013

Arena issue suggests newspaper ethics policy should start at the top

My guess is that opponents of a publicly subsidized arena for the Sacramento Kings believe, as I do, that the Sacramento Bee, the city’s only daily newspaper, did a poor job of presenting the issues in a fair, balanced and … Continue reading

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Perseverance pays off for Stanford’s Sara James

    While the Kings-arena schemers and dreamers were having their greed and ambition gratified last night at Sacramento’s City Hall, a far more inspiring athletic story was unfolding at Stanford’s Maples Pavilion.   That would be the tale of … Continue reading

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Land giveaway reflects desperation of arena backers

  When you’re a gambler desperate for money, you take what you can get from the hustlers eager to give you pennies on the dollar for your family treasures. You know it’s stupid, but hey, you want in on the … Continue reading

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New ‘whale,’ parking shift signal Kings arena desperation

What’s it mean that a third “whale” is looking for a piece of the Kings arena action? It means that Mayor Kevin Johnson failed to deliver a winning team when he recruited those two other “whales” – billionaires Ron Burkle … Continue reading

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Buyer beware on dietary supplements

If you take dietary supplements, those “natural” products bought legally under the bright lights of a neighborhood store, remember this: you’re the one who must figure out whether the product is safe. Your life may depend on it. Consider the … Continue reading

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