Monthly Archives: February 2007

Walters on Technology

Excellent overview of the state’s difficulties finding congruence with its current technology, its future technological needs, and the new demands waiting in the wings. Dan Walters: Computers, prisons and health careBy Dan Walters – Bee ColumnistPublished 12:00 am PST Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Funds are Needed

And probably more will be needed as long overdue flood protection infrastructure finally becomes part of the public policy of our state. It is to be hoped that as this process evolves and more focus is given to the flood … Continue reading

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Arden Arcade

Though the county predicts failure, as it has with all of the recent incorporations, it appears Arden Arcade, or whatever new name (I like Arden but as a Sacramento city resident I can’t vote) the voters decide on during the … Continue reading

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Uncity Continues Unraveling

All the more reason to ensure the Parkway is protected through the formation of a Joint Powers Authority for overall governance and a nonprofit for daily management and endowment fund building. Editorial: Another city drive?Signatures show Arden Arcade substancePublished 12:00 … Continue reading

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Hatchery Viewing Announcement

Hatchery has front roe seatsBee Metro Staff – Published 12:00 am PST Tuesday, February 27, 2007 The public is invited to watch state Department of Fish and Game technicians artificially spawn steelhead from 8 a.m. to noon each Wednesday through … Continue reading

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Public Private Partnership I

Here is an example of a local public private partnership that has been doing a pretty good job. One of our policy suggestions is to have the American River Parkway managed by a nonprofit organization through a contract with a … Continue reading

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Public Private Partnership II

On a really big scale, but what if… What a U.N. Partnership with Big Business Could AccomplishFebruary 21, 2007 George C. Lodge and Craig Wilson As Ban Ki-moon begins his tenure as secretary-general of the United Nations, the world’s poor … Continue reading

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Water Confusion Continues

California’s long, confused and perhaps endless, struggle with how to control and manage its water, (which is plentiful north and scarce south) revisits one long simmering issue. Editorial: Unsolved drainage messShould feds cut deal with San Joaquin farms? Published 12:00 … Continue reading

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Citizen Hotel?

Hmm, not sure I get it… Bob Shallit: Citizen Hotel name chosen to reflect SacramentoBy Bob Shallit – Bee ColumnistPublished 12:00 am PST Monday, February 26, 2007 It’s a little different, Chip Conley admits. But he says the name he’s … Continue reading

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Global Warming

Good overview with the conclusion that it is already too late unless China, soon to overtake the United States as the biggest polluter, agrees to virtually stop its industrial expansion, and running close behind China is, of course, India. Since … Continue reading

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