Monthly Archives: March 2011

We need to support our schools

Usually spring time is one of the best times of year. The weather is warming up, kids are getting into spring sports, flowers are blooming, everything is green. But for the last few years one of the rites of spring … Continue reading

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Why Elk Grove needs a commuter rail stop

The Elk Grove community has the opportunity to become a stop on a proposed commuter rail service between Sacramento and Merced. The Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) is interested in establishing the route and would like to have a stop in … Continue reading

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Local Kids Making Great Pizza!

I had the opportunity to do a question and answer piece with Elk Grove resident Brad Buechler, who along with his wife, Amy Hottman Buechler, own Old Town Pizzeria in Elk Grove. It’s a story of local kids making good, … Continue reading

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What is the duty of a community website?

There has been a lot of discussion this past week about what a community website should be and how it should react to news events affecting the community and it’s members. If you read any online story, the comments that … Continue reading

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Up and Coming Elk Grove Rock Band

I sat down with local firefighter Markus Bowden to talk about an up and coming rock band called Random Shuffle that he is the founder and member of. Random Shuffle is a four piece band made up of 2 Elk … Continue reading

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Media and the public’s right to know

Where does this end? Why are people so obsessed with stories about people they don’t know? Why do we care about Charlie Sheen, Britney Spears, Mel Gibson? I don’t really understand it. I’ve never really cared enough about what is … Continue reading

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Why is it that pit bulls are so controversial?

Not sure why, but any discussion on our website that deals with pit bulls always ends up being one of the most heated topics. We currently have another discussion regarding pit bulls now, Pit Bulls and Chihuahuas It seems people … Continue reading

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