Monthly Archives: May 2007

Fulton Avenue

As one who grew up along Fulton (my father owned the first Volvo dealership in Sacramento, John’s Motor Sales on Fulton just north of Arden), and still lives close by in Sierra Oaks, it has been good to see it … Continue reading

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Megadroughts?

If this prediction is as accurate as that for global warming is proclaimed to be, we are in deeper trouble, and sooner, than previously predicted. Ancient “Megadroughts” Struck U.S. West, Could Happen Again, Study SuggestsRichard A. Lovettfor National Geographic NewsMay … Continue reading

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CC & the Bike Trail

Contracting the bike trail repair from the trestle fire to CC Myers is a great idea (would take, what, a couple days?), as is the general concept of providing bonuses when the repairs are needed speedily to ensure public transportation … Continue reading

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County Budget Planning

The budget problem the county faces impacts one of the most precious of its charges, the care of the American River Parkway, which continues facing severe public safety and maintenance problems. The Parkway is falling behind $1.5 million annually in … Continue reading

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Downtown Towers

Let us hope that this project, a truly beautiful and visionary one, soon is reborn and begins rising. Towers project looks shakierDeveloper misses buyout deadline for his 53-story dream.By Mary Lynne Vellinga – Bee Staff WriterPublished 12:00 am PDT Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Parkway Drinking

The police were out in force, a rational response to trouble over the past few holidays, and order was maintained, and it appears it would have been with or without a banning of alcohol, a good thing for all. Authorities … Continue reading

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Recycling

From a British point of view. May 28, 2007What a rubbish way to run a countryThunderer: Tim Worstall Recycling is based on the near-religious belief that everything has value, everything is worth saving, except your time. A rather strange belief, … Continue reading

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