Monthly Archives: October 2006

Arena Sunshine & Ethics for Public Leadership

This coming ethics conference might be too late for our public leaders regarding their handling of the arena issue, but would be good fodder for the future and perhaps validation that sunshine is always the best light for public legislation. … Continue reading

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Growth Continues

As our area continues to grow with families attracted to the quality of life in the valley and foothills, the need for more water and roads also grows. An excerpt.New homes on the horizonDespite slow market, outside builders have big … Continue reading

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Connecting Roadway

This is an important project and just as we need to develop more water storage, we need to develop new transportation routes, as the continued growth is a testament to the quality of life in our area and the amenities … Continue reading

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Safe & Dangerous Cities

Of the 371 safest cities, #1 being the safest, and #371 being the most dangerous, Sacramento ranks #322. Wow! An excerpt.The Most, Least Dangerous U.S. CitiesMonday, October 30, 2006By The Associated PressA list of the safest and most dangerous cities … Continue reading

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RAND on Flood Recovery

An excerpt.RAND REPORT STRESSES IMPORTANCEOF ADVANCED PLANNING FOR FLOOD RECOVERYExperience shows that communities recover fastest from major floods when all levels of government and the private sector work together to prepare coordinated response plans ahead of time, according to a … Continue reading

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Park Management Innovations

Many state parks are beginning to implement innovative strategies to help with funding and support, key issues among all parks, and this report looks at some of those. An excerpt.State Parks’ Progress TowardSelf-SufficiencyBy Holly Lippke Fretwell and Kimberly FrostIntroductionAlthough our … Continue reading

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Green Desalination

From Greece, where so many great things have come. An excerpt. Greece builds world’s first environment-friendly desalination platformGreece has built the world’s first autonomous, environment-friendly and floating desalination platform, the semi-official ANA news agency reported on Wednesday. The first floating … Continue reading

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