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Offensive fence: Bad actor

Every cross-levee fence along the Sacramento River in South Sacramento is out of compliance for one reason or another. Here’s the worst:

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Public access: Don’t fence me out

Here’s the latest from my series on public access to levee parkways in Sacramento. This installment explains why police are tired of “trespassing” calls to the parkway, and won’t issue citations:

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Why NBA can’t make Sterling sell

By R.E. Graswich It’s time for a deeper look at the NBA’s rhetorical pie fight with Donald Sterling. While the league’s press conferences have been theatrically impressive, the outrage and indignity don’t add up to much. The league has portrayed

Posted in The Book

Stern, NBA must explain silence

By R.E. Graswich Consider the nightmare: You devote your career to building an organization that celebrates diversity and honors the human mosaic. Meanwhile, one of your bosses is a racist. Do you ignore it? Do you take action? Do you

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Next steps in arena saga: An informed community

PRESS RELEASE Following a ruling by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley to deny placement of the arena initiative on the June ballot, John Hyde and R.E. Graswich announced the conclusion of their debate series. This announcement brings to an

Posted in Arena, Sacramento, Sacramento Kings

Why voters may kill arena

By R.E. Graswich Our third arena debate was a preview of what could happen if the downtown Sacramento arena subsidy is placed on the ballot. The arena subsidy might very well lose. Another packed house greeted moderator John McGinness, John Hyde

Posted in Arena, Sacramento, Sacramento Kings

Arena Debate 3: Come clean

By R.E. Graswich This time, it’s all about truth and consequences. The third Sacramento arena debate between John Hyde and I will focus on three key issues: Did STOP ever stop to consider what would happen if the Kings were

Posted in Arena, Sacramento, Sacramento Kings

Guilty, with explanation

By R.E. Graswich There was no surprise this week when STOP, the group that ridiculously calls itself Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork, filed a lawsuit to overturn the Sacramento City Clerk’s decision to bounce STOP’s anti-arena initiative from the June ballot. The

Posted in Arena, Sacramento, Sacramento Kings

Third arena debate set 2.11.14

PRESS RELEASE The third town hall-style Sacramento arena debate between R.E. Graswich and John Hyde will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 7 – 8 p.m., at Belle Cooledge library. Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness will moderate the event, sponsored

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World’s greatest press release

NOTE FROM R.E. GRASWICH: I’ve never published another organization’s press release on this blog, but the masterpiece below is an exception. The statement is from the pro-Sacramento arena group The4000. While the work is unsigned, I recognize the author and

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