Monthly Archives: January 2007

Strange Argument

This organization’s argument against building the two new dams the governor calls for is that the dams will just increase the amount of water lost to evaporation already from existing dams. Stop the DamsThese Dam Ideas Make No Sense Gov. … Continue reading

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Powerful Flood Protection Visual

A graph at the link on the title shows, that of the major river cities, Sacramento is lowest in flood protection at 85 years, New Orleans is at 250 years, and Tacoma, St. Louis, Dallas and Kansans City are at … Continue reading

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Dams Cost Too Much?

When the cost of not having more dams available to protect from flooding and provide water during drought for the increase in population and property that continues to flow to California is factored in, then the cost of building them … Continue reading

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Another Opinion

Minority viewBy Walter E. Williams Fearmongering political commentator Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) warned that “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed — and hence clamorous to be led to safety — by menacing it with … Continue reading

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Built Arena with Own Money

And now is asking for help renovating it (for a winning team), a scenario (both of them) many would like to see replicated here. Pollin Asks D.C. to Pay for Verizon Center RenovationsBy Nikita Stewart and Thomas HeathWashington Post Staff … Continue reading

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Medical Growth Model

With all the medical related activity in our downtown and close in areas, maybe this is a model worth examining for Sacramento. Gordon proposes medical district Downtown would serve as hub for biosciencesGinger D. Richardson and Jodie SnyderThe Arizona RepublicJan. … Continue reading

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From Flood to Drought

It’s dry out there and water storage becomes the mantra rather than flood control but the answer is the same, we need more of it. Dry weather on track to break January recordRain gauge shows .88 inches of rain this … Continue reading

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