Monthly Archives: April 2016

Kings are closing season with a loss of integrity

Baseball star Pete Rose has been banned from major league baseball for life for betting on games. His gambling activity was viewed as a threat to the integrity of the game, right up there with the infamous 1919 Black Sox … Continue reading

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UC Davis, TV maker look shabby in public relations

The University of California, Davis, and Supersonic Electronics in Commerce, Ca., have one thing in common: poor handling of defective products. At UCD, Chancellor Linda Katehi has blemished the university’s image by her acceptance of lucrative and controversial outside board … Continue reading

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A better view out the kitchen window

In the beginning, there were garbage containers, an old dog-eared wood fence and the side of the neighbor’s house. Now, the salmon run is in full flow, and we have a window seat to watch a spectacle of nature unfold. … Continue reading

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Seeing a portrait of a high school classmate at the Crocker Art Museum

Last week, I went to the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento to see an exhibit of Andy Warhol’s work. He was noted for his portraits of 20th-century celebrities from the worlds of fashion, art and pop culture. Included in the … Continue reading

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