Nosy Neighbors—Follow-up

September 14, 2019

A few days ago, we highlighted the fire that one lady lit under the backsides of CSD here in Elk Grove. Well, here’s the latest. First, the lady reporting the algae in the lake to CSD has a rich history of sensationalism. Folks this is the same lady that claimed to have seen an alligator […]

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Nosy Nextdoor Neighbors

September 11, 2019

Do you remember at the end of every episode of Scooby-Doo when the bad guy says, “And I would have got away with it too if it weren’t for you mettlesome brats” or something to that effect? Well the generation that grew-up watching the crew of the Mystery Machine has an app. This app allows […]

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Tea Party to Prove Risk of 5G Internet

September 8, 2019

Elk Grove, CA Recently the City Council unanimously approved the 5G wireless installation and tower placement application from AT&T. Members of the Elk Grove Tea Party ran a vigorous campaign to oppose progress by buying ads on Facebook and sending those newfangled email messages to the city’s leaders voicing their opposition. In addition, they spoke […]

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Official Statement on Website “Suspension”

August 10, 2019

I tried to log on to the site Wednesday morning this past week and to my dismay I was greeted with a screen reading “account suspended.” I was absolutely befuddled. Did Elon Musk file a cease and desist on the BlogFather? Did useless skid mark on societies underpants Jarrold Nadler order this? Did the […]

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What the F**K PG&E?

August 3, 2019

By Chief As I made my way back to my dwelling after a day of work, I found a letter from Pacific Gas & Electric, which allegedly supplies gas to my house. I figured it was a bill and I could use some comic relief as my bill usually runs about $4.25 a month…and due […]

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U-Haul Unexpected Adventures in Moving

June 27, 2019

Recently my father-in-law decided to downsize from a three-bedroom house to a one-bedroom condo. As a result, our family became the beneficiaries of several pieces of furniture. Moving said furniture items from the East Bay to Elk Grove required that we rent a vehicle large enough to do it in one move. Like millions of […]

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Johnnie Does: A Meal Kit

June 26, 2019

Meal kits are becoming very popular, with all kinds of players entering this space: Sun Basket, Home Chef, Blue Apron to name few. Recently Albertson’s parent of Safeway bought Plated, and I was offered a free kit with my club card. Johnnie Does loves free stuff, so I had to check this out. The selection […]

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Stop Enabling the Millennial’s BS

June 19, 2019

By “The Chief” Not a day goes by where I (a millennial mind you) hear older generations crapping all over mine. You know the criticisms, they are dumb, addicted to their phones, aren’t motivated, what do they do all day? etc. etc. etc. While in most cases these denunciations are correct, you were the enabler! […]

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Johnnie Does Applebee’s

June 17, 2019

I know what you’re thinking, chain restaurant? Has Johnnie gone soft on us? He literally put a store out of business…. rest in peace Side Burn BBQ. However, we saw a commercial for loaded queso fajitas and were intrigued. We found a $5 off coupon in a local newspaper, which conveniently doubles as flooring for […]

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Conversations with the Naïve “Charter School Edition”

June 4, 2019

In this week’s edition, we spoke to a charter school leader regarding the future of charter schools in California. If you’re not aware, charter schools are kind of a hybrid, they get all their funding from the state just not as much per student as traditional public schools. The teachers are not union, but get […]

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