Monthly Archives: January 2006

Sacramento Flooding, Part Fifteen

This story in today’s Bee further illustrates, and we need to keep being reminded of it, how connected all of the water containment and control mechanisms are to the potential flooding that can destroy our neighborhoods, our businesses, and our … Continue reading

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Flooding, The Collateral Damage

In this story from today’s Bee (Arden Carmichael Community News) we see the collateral damage from flooding that a major new dam in the American River Watershed would stop, and the possible buy-out cost the County is considering, of condos … Continue reading

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Is the Parkway Safe?

Sacramento magazine, in its January 2006 issue, has a very good article on the American River Parkway. Entitled Into the Wild, by Andrea Todd, it is about the safety of the Parkway, an important issue for our organization and an … Continue reading

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Pineapple Express Coming?

I would suggest you take a peek at the website listed at the end of this story in Sunday’s Bee and read some of the reports posted at the 2005 symposium. I did, and came away with the distinct impression … Continue reading

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Parkway Addition

This story from the January 12 issue of the Bee Arden Carmichael Community News, tells the good news of the final pay-off of the loan that added Fair Oaks Bluffs to the Parkway after ten years of effort and a … Continue reading

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Sacramento Flooding, Part Fourteen

This article from last Sunday’s Bee describes Sacramento’s increased drainage storage and how it helped during the recent floods, but still notes that the improvements have not helped stop the type of sewage backup that occurred in downtown Sacramento in … Continue reading

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Folsom Dam Fix

This article from today’s Bee continues the taboo against discussing a new dam to control floods in the American River Parkway, instead focusing on large releases, which further degrade the Parkway. The throwaway acknowledgement of the proposed raising of Folsom … Continue reading

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