Monthly Archives: November 2013

Advice to the Bee: Hire a few editors and profit from online comments

The Sacramento Bee’s copy editing alumni must be shouting a collective “I told you so” over the newspaper’s acknowledgement that unfettered reader commentary is a bad idea. As we said so often on the copy desk, everyone needs an editor. … Continue reading

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What about that profit drop in Ranadive’s company?

 A front-page  news story on Vivek Ranadive and his company is certainly a worthy endeavor for a newspaper. The man is the majority owner of the Kings, and the city of Sacramento plans to fork over at least $258 million … Continue reading

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A JFK birthday card on the day of the assassination

Nov. 22, 1963, was my 18th birthday. I was a freshman at Harvard. The JFK aura was big at the university. Professors were serving in the administration, consulting with the president, shaping the New Frontier. When I went to classes … Continue reading

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JFK’s legacy of idealism will survive the knuckleheads

  Hope for the future is created by remembrance of the past. How could it be otherwise? Hope lives in the now. We look back over our lives, see what was good and bad, and chart our path through life. … Continue reading

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Take back the night from arena big shots

“They” would be the big shots who believe they’re entitled to take our tax dollars without a public vote, tell us where to put a Kings arena, decide what it will look like and grab the surrounding land space and buildings … Continue reading

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