Sacramento News and Review celebrates its 25th anniversary this week.
Posts Categorized: Media
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. Their investigation started with allegations that a mentally ill man was discharged by Southern Nevada… Read more »
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!
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 this point, though I have to remind myself that almost half of that has been… Read more »
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 Scam Student
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 wasn’t the first to report this story as he found out about the charges via… Read more »
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 the government at all levels appears to have no concern for doing so. It is… Read more »
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 City of Trees despite the fact that anyone outside of Sacramento or who doesn’t particularly… Read more »
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 fired! As much as i miss him he shouldnt of done what he did on… Read more »
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 the witness says in this morning’s Sac Bee article that must have been a pretty… Read more »
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, itâ€™s not a one size fits all problem and there are no easy solutions. But itâ€™s a problem that can no longer be ignored. There’s… Read more »
Local radio hosts Armstrong and Getty are embroiled in a controversy about Muhammed, violence, religious tolerance and freedom of speech.
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 that takes it to a professional level. It’s a “Special to The Bee” from Bruce… Read more »
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 Lisa Gonzales joining KCRA. “I am honored and humbled to work at the station I… Read more »
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 is probably still not a huge fan of ours so I won’t try any goofs.