Monthly Archives: August 2006

Golden Necklace, Delta to Bay Connection

Great California Delta Trail’s bill information from the commission overseeing it. An excerpt.Delta Protection CommissionDPC Holding Focused Meetings on Delta Trails ConceptSenator Tom Torlakson is sponsoring a bill – SB 1556 (The Great California Delta Trail) – which would require … Continue reading

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Sewage Treatment

Phew….wonderful things to do with sewage…read on… An excerpt.Strange and wonderful things to do with sewageCarolyn Heiman,Times ColumnistWednesday, August 30, 2006The story was intended as light banter — really no more than a joke. The man who shoulders much of … Continue reading

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Water Meters, El Dorado

Continuation of a series of stories on water from the El Dorado Telegraph’s perspective. An excerpt.Wednesday, August 30, 2006Water meters: Conservation toolBy: Philip WoodEditor’s Note: This is the third in a four-part series.Though last winter brought a staggering amount of … Continue reading

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Flood Bills

Just about pegs it…but again, much of the struggle comes from the non-inclusion of any dams for flood protection and water storage, which some Central Valley legislators want. An excerpt.Editorial: Flood tide of inactionIs flood bill still alive? Maybe, just … Continue reading

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Parkway Body Identified

The body found in the Parkway’s Lower Reach has been identified. The notice.Body found on parkway is identifiedBy Ryan Lillis — Bee Staff Writer Published 12:01 am PDT Wednesday, August 30, 2006SACRAMENTO — A body found Monday afternoon in bushes … Continue reading

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Walters on Warming

Good analysis of this strange bill. An excerpt.Dan Walters: Global warming bill is political symbolism with consequencesBy Dan Walters — Bee ColumnistPublished 12:01 am PDT Wednesday, August 30, 2006Politicians — especially those seeking re-election — love symbolic acts that send … Continue reading

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Flood Bill Politics

Continuing…. An excerpt. State flood bills get second chance100-year protection measure fought by developers is stalled.By Jim Sanders — Bee Capitol Bureau Published 12:01 am PDT Wednesday, August 30, 2006Lawmakers breathed new life Tuesday into various flood-control bills touted as … Continue reading

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