Monthly Archives: October 2005

Sacramento Flooding, Part One

The Bee began a series yesterday about the danger of flooding in Sacramento, (they also did a series on flooding in 2004), and promises to look at all of the issues and all of the options.The first articles in the … Continue reading

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Sacramento Not Protected From 100 year Flooding

As noted in the Bee yesterday, our Senator, knowing we are not protected from even 100-year flooding, is pointing to Sacramento as an national example of un-preparedness. The storage and supply of water, especially in the American River, needs to … Continue reading

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The Parkway & Regional Planning

The American River Parkway, as a natural resource of great importance to the entire region, has long needed regional planning expertise. That however, has not been available, and with the bad luck our region has had with regional planning, here … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Organizations & Public Policy

The work of the American River Parkway Preservation Society is educational, with a long-range purpose of helping to change public policy regarding the American River Parkway to help preserve, protect, and strengthen it for our community and the generations to … Continue reading

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Salmon Restoration

The American River Parkway Preservation Society (ARPPS), sponsor of this blog, is going to be spending the next year looking at water supply issues in the American River as it relates to the health of the salmon, with a report … Continue reading

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Urban Parks Vision in Atlanta, Gold Rush Park Here

The following story in today’s Los Angeles Times about a wonderful urban plan to encircle Atlanta, Georgia with an emerald necklace of ‘trails, parks, and public transit’ can happen because the city has visionary leaders who claim, “No other city … Continue reading

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Honored to Sponsor the Guardian Angels

The American River Parkway Preservation Society was honored to be one of the sponsors, along with the North Sacramento Land Company, the North Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, Ridership for the Masses (a mass transit advocacy group), and the North Sacramento … Continue reading

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