Archive for May, 2009

Thom Hartmann at Washoe Democrats’ Jefferson Jackson Brunch

If you haven’t already, buy your tickets to the Washoe Democrats’ Jefferson Jackson Brunch because radio show host and author Thom Hartmann is the special guest. The event is on Sunday, June 28th at 11:00am at the Reno Ballroom on Fourth Street. I don’t know if you listen to the Thom Hartmann show on KJFK, [...]

SB372 Nevada Clean Air Act Hearing Wednesday

If you voted for the Nevada Clean Air Act in 2006, you need to call your assemblyman on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and tell them that you expect your original vote to count. The act that took effect in 2007, banned smoking in any indoor space where minors may be present and where food is [...]

I case you missed it, the RGJ recently wrote a story on my niece, 8 year old kayaker Sage Donnelly, as a lead up to the 2009 Reno River Festival this weekend. She didn’t place, but, as the only girl and youngest contestant competing in the cadet division, she still kicked ass (if I do [...]

Spring Arrives with A Big Splash in Downtown Reno

This weekend is THE weekend to venture into downtown Reno. The 4rth annual Reno River Festival officially begins tomorrow with a kick-off party in my front yard–West Street Market. There will be live music by Del Mar, Harmonic Prophecy, and Sturdy Beggars and you can get food and beverages galore from the West Street Wine [...]