This is what the Reno…


…City Council meetings look like these days. Social distancing and masks required with City Council members safely up on a screen Zooming from home and the public in chambers dealing with the virus. Sadly, only 4 of the 7 council members found time to participate in the meeting. But then again, lasting less than an hour, zipping through agenda items like a knife through butter, this must of been the shortest meeting ever. Continue reading This is what the Reno…

The Reno City Council…


…held their first in-person council meeting in over a year. An event I expected to be more of a celebration. Instead, it was somewhat subdued. No cake, noise makers or funny hats. I guess I had high expectations. There were maybe 15 people in the gallery at the beginning for Public Comment. Most of them were there to complain about the homeless situation. At one point there were just three of us in the gallery. Because of the increase in the number of homeless in our area, the city and county governments have been spending a lot of taxpayer funds … Continue reading The Reno City Council…

Today marks one year…


…since George Perry Floyd Jr. was murdered by police during an arrest after a store clerk suspected he may have used a counterfeit $20 bill. The world watched as a Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck and back for 9 minutes and 29 seconds until he was lifeless. And the world reacted with both peaceful and not so peaceful protests, including right here in Reno. My coverage of the local events includes both the peaceful protests and ugly riots. I am sharing just a few of the 250 images I shot last year. I was hoping for a candle … Continue reading Today marks one year…

Anti-Asian Violence Protest


There was an Anti-Asian Violence protest on Reno’s City Plaza, our designated free speech zone. It was a small gathering of supporters, with most wearing their mask’s and social distancing. At one point, a highly intoxicated heckler attempted to disrupt one of the speakers, but soon wandered off muttering to herself… Continue reading Anti-Asian Violence Protest

VP Mike Pence Security Detail


Vice President Mike Pence was in town for a campaign rally. After which he and his security detail took over the Renaissance Hotel. I never did get a glimpse of the white haired Pence, but I can see why some fight tooth and nail to stay in a position of power. DISCLAIMER: This post in no way is an endorsement of any political party or candidate. It is purely non-partisan political photojournalism. Continue reading VP Mike Pence Security Detail