THIS NEWS SUCKS: Yesterday, the Sacramento Bee laid off 14 journalists as the broken McClatchy tries tp figure a way out of its irresposinble debt to acquire other media outlets, including longtime Sacramento Kings beat reporter Ailene Voisin, one of the few female sports print reporters in the country. I'm a digital subscriber because when I lived in Davis, the paper regularly was delivered to the gutter or middle of the street. There's no way it would reach my porch today since I'm behind an (unlocked) gate. Amazon is 50/50, but Round Table Pizza is 100%. Delivery--generally contracted out these days--has nothing to do with journalism, but certainly affects distribution.
Of course, today is #DenimDay, when women wear jeans aound the Capitol against sexual harassment, great move McClathy. Yeah, don't attack White House staff fior taking sleeping pills for overnight flights,
SPORTS PAGE: Congratulations to the Warriors, who advance to play New Orleans, who unexpectedly swept the Trailblazers. Another great beisbal day in California. The Angels already playing (against the Astros) and the Padres start within the hour against the Rockies. The Dodgers host the Marlins at 4:35pm and the A's visit the Rangers at 5:05pm. All times PDT. Basically, if you're a fan, take the rest of the day off and grab some peanuts!
Good job un MLB.
POLL POSITION: You know how I feel about SurveyUSA, but they are out with a new statewide poll, subscribed to by four television stations and the Union-Tribune. The online poll is the first to include Amanda Renteria, but it's unclear what b . . .