Chris K's Blog

A Robot wants your job

As someone whose first real job was at McDonalds (yes, I rocked it in the drive-thru in Yuba City in high school), it pains me to say this. The robots are coming to take your jobs. We've already heard the McDonalds is beginning to use self-serve kiosks for people to order at instead of paying...
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Ed Sheeran is creating a boy band!

With Ed Sheeran's song Shape Of You still planted firmly at #1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Pop Songs airplay chart and his new album Divide now out in the world, the British singer/songwriter's star has never been brighter. He also graces the cover of the new Rolling Stone magazine, which...
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The post-Cousins era begins tonight for the Kings

You've probably heard that the Sacramento Kings traded their star player Demarcus Cousins earlier this week. You've probably also heard that the Kings didn't get a huge return in exchange for their all-star player. Usually, when a team trades a big name away, they do it to "rebuild" for the future...
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Katy Perry gets political at Brit Awards

At the Grammy Awards 10 days ago, Katy Perry made a tastefully subtle statement of resistance against the current Trump administration, but tonight at the BRIT Awards, she wasn't quite so subtle. While performing her new hit single "Chained To The Rhythm," she had larger than life skeletons of...
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HS Basketball Playoffs begin this week

It's time once again to determine the best ballers in NorCal! And as usual, there are many talented teams in the area. Here is a list of all the playoff matchups for the greater Sac area. All first round games happen Wednesday night at 7:00 (first round for the girls starts tonight!). Winners of...
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The #1's of 2016!

Here is a list of all 25 songs which hit #1 on the charts in 2016, along with the number of weeks they reigned on top. There were only 7 songs which reached the peak on both charts this year, I put those in bold. (HOT refers to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the big daddy of charts, which takes into...
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My family at Pearl Harbor

It was 75 years ago today that Pearl Harbor in Hawaii was attacked by Japan, sinking many of our Navy vessels and killing thousands of American military personnel. This event of course is what eventually pulled the USA into World War II. December 7, 1941 was a pivotal day not only for our country,...
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Chainsmokers nominated for 3 Grammys!

It's shaping up to be a big battle between Beyonce and Adele. Nominations for the 59th Grammy Awards were announced today, and the 2 superstars are going head-to-head in all of the big three categories: Record, Album and Song Of The Year (Adele's Hello and Beyonce's Formation up for both ROTY and...
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Harrison Ford in Sacramento tonight!

The man responsible for bringing to life 2 of the most popular movie characters of all time, Han Solo and Indiana Jones, will be in Sacramento tonight! The one and only Harrison Ford will be inducted into the California Hall Of Fame tonight, so he will be attending the ceremony at the California...
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Kanye gets political last night in SJ!

Kanye West went on a rant at his show in San Jose last night (what's new, right?)! What was a little surprising was what he had to say about politics, and specifically about Donald Trump. He said he did not vote in the election (c'mon Kanye, set a better example!), but he would have voted for Trump...
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