Monthly Archives: April 2007

Parkway Activities

It is wonderful to see an increase in Parkway related activity as the continued legitimate usage, especially in the Lower Reach area long plagued by illegal camping, will eventually drive out the illegitimate. When the Parkway, as we hope it … Continue reading

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Congressional Leader on Flood Control

Hopefully, the goal of achieving a 500 year level of flood protection—which the Auburn Dam would provide—will soon be embraced by public leadership as the soundest goal for our seriously threatened community, still ranked as the least protected of any … Continue reading

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Pike Story

This ongoing tragedy will make a good case study of public management of a community water source that hasn’t seemed to work at any level. Pike poison plan includes carcinogensPortola resident says putting chemicals in reservoir is ‘insane.’By Jane Braxton … Continue reading

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Flood Protection Tax

This is a good first step towards achieving the gold standard in flood protection, a 500 level, which most other major river cities have achieved, including Tacoma, St. Louis, Dallas, & Kansas City, while New Orleans had 250 year protection … Continue reading

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Space Umbrella & Global Warming

A very wow idea…and cool in more ways than one… The fact that this might be needed, and can be built, is all the case needed for a much greater budget for NASA. UN panel proposes giant parasol in spaceDennis … Continue reading

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Low Snow Pack

The case for drought is increasing—though one year of dry conditions is not drought inducing, it should remind us of what can occur (more sequential dry years) that we should worry about—and the case for additional water storage should also … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing

One of life’s truly great enjoyments and we are centrally positioned to enjoy it more than most. Pleasant streamsThe contemplative challenge in fly-fishing is also its lureBy Jim Jones – Special To The BeePublished 12:00 am PDT Thursday, April 26, … Continue reading

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