Monthly Archives: November 2005

Nonprofit Management of Sacramento Zoo

The nonprofit Sacramento Zoological Society took over management of the Sacramento Zoo several years ago due to the city being unable to care for it, and the benefits have been consistently good, as witnessed by this latest effort, from today’s … Continue reading

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Sacramento Flooding, Part Six

As this story from yesterday’s Bee shows, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the area, North Sacramento, will be the hardest hit when floods come again.North Sacramento is also blessed with one of the most beautiful areas of the Parkway, … Continue reading

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Sacramento Flooding, Part Five

This is the continuation of the excellent series, Tempting Fate, by the Bee about the potential for flooding in Sacramento, which most experts agree is not a matter of if but when, and how bad, unless we do something substantial … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nature Noir

This is a very interesting review of the acclaimed book about the American River in the area once destined (and perhaps again) to become the Auburn Dam, which reminds us, unfortunately, of the Lower Reach of the Parkway we reported … Continue reading

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Scary Flood Map

This article from the Bee on Friday about what Sacramento would look like after a 500 year flood, shows a huge lake covering all of the city of Sacramento with the American River becoming an inlet and much of the … Continue reading

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The Shrinking Uncity, Part Two

As a follow up to yesterday’s post about the rush of new city incorporation efforts, here is a recent story about the Fair Oaks/Orangevale/Gold River effort. Fair Oaks to study cityhood feasibilityBy Lakiesha McGhee — Bee Staff Writer Published 2:15 … Continue reading

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The Shrinking Uncity

One of the major reasons Sacramento County is unable to take care of the Parkway, and a reason underlying why we have called for daily management of the Parkway to be contracted to a nonprofit conservancy, is that the County … Continue reading

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