Category Archives: Media

Happy Birthday SNR!

Sacramento News and Review celebrates its 25th anniversary this week. Continue reading


SacBee reporters honored by Pulitzer

Bee staffers Cynthia Hubert and Phillip Reese were named finalists for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. While they did not bring home the top award, only two stories win the distinction of being a finalist. High praise, indeed. … Continue reading

The Sacramento Media Clickbait Award Goes To…

Oh, Fox 40. Your funny bone knows no bounds.   Start making some space in the trophy cabinet now. The Edward R. Murrow Awards are coming up soon!

Tip 1: Stay indoors

If you have been conscious for the last week or so, you are aware that it is hot out there. As I have spent the better part of my 37 years in Sacramento, I am mostly immune to it at … Continue reading

Help ID our ‘Scumbags of the Week’

This video from News10 includes footage of the two wastes of flesh who tricked a SacState student with Down’s Syndrome out of $600. Let’s figure out who they are and nail their balls to the wall, shall we? SacState Scumbags … Continue reading

“Radio Matthew” accused of conspiring to hack

One time friend of this here web log, Matthew Keys (“Radio Matthew”), was indicted on Thursday in Sacramento for allegedly conspiring with members of the hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into and alter a Tribune Co. website. Oddly enough, Matthew … Continue reading

Halfway house proposal brings Lemon Hill together

I’m inspired by the community action being undertaken by Lemon Hill residents about the proposed “halfway house” for Federal parolees. From the media coverage I have seen, the residents seem to be taking a direct approach to protecting themselves, while … Continue reading

Sacramento has some of the best “urban forests”

From a recent trip to Ancil Hoffman According to American Forests, a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to protecting forests, has named Sacramento on its just released list of Best Urban Forests. It’s nice to remember that we still are the … Continue reading

Nick Toma surfaces in Illinois

To this day, our most popular post has to do with the disappearance of Nick Toma from local television. More than a year later, the post still receives comments. Brandy says: December 13, 2012 at 8:41 am Nick toma got … Continue reading

Interesting detail in Old Sac NYE shooting

I don’t mean to diminish in any way the tragedy that took place Monday night in Old Sac. I would just like to point out that apparently the shooting suspect was apprehended by Sac PD officers mounted on horseback. As … Continue reading

KCRA: “Bullying is a choice”

Let me start by saying I don’t think bullying is funny. But let me continue by saying that I think KCRA’s new “Bullying is a choice” campaign is hilarious. Bullying, it’s not a one size fits all problem and there … Continue reading

Armstrong, Getty and the prophet Muhammed

Local radio hosts Armstrong and Getty are embroiled in a controversy about Muhammed, violence, religious tolerance and freedom of speech. Continue reading

Sac’s kids today

I know a few of us bloggers like to joke about how we are grumpy old men trapped in svelte, exquisitely toned younger men’s bodies. But I’d like us to take a moment to make fun of this awesome op-ed … Continue reading

Lisa Gonzales leaves KOVR 13

It’s always fun when a local news personality leaves to join another local news agency as they have to show excitement about the new job without seeming glad to be out of the old. Take this story from KCRA about … Continue reading

Leibrock, Miller named editors of SN&R

Congratulations go out today to long-time Sac News & Review contributors/editors Rachel Leibrock and Nick Miller. The two were named as co-editors of the Review after the founding editor Melinda Welsh announced she is leaving the weekly in June. Leibrock … Continue reading