Monthly Archives: July 2007

Cleaner Air

Anything that can help clean the air of our valley, with reasonable accommodation to economic concerns, is a good thing for everyone. Editorial: A victory for lungsAir board holds the line on diesel sootPublished 12:00 am PDT Tuesday, July 31, … Continue reading

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Bucks in Brownfields

The visionary action of current capitalists continues to tackle the problems created by the capitalism of the past, and we are reminded again that the solution is often within the problem. Assets: Pay DirtSacramento banker bets $500 million on brownfieldsBy … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy

Though the politics around it are intense, one hopes they are gradually surmounted and good energy sources—without consequences worse than the problem—are discovered and developed. Thrive: Fuel WarsWhen Silicon Valley meets Big Oil, there are more twists than a Bond … Continue reading

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Green Waste

Good back story about the green garbage cans that are for yard waste, one of which showed up in my front yard a few months ago and is working out fine so far. Green Intentions?Local municipalities try to rake in … Continue reading

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California Squids?

There are no boundaries in the oceans strong enough to keep hungry predators from a food source, so take care out there on the waves, lest your foot be mistaken for a hake. Voracious jumbo squid invade California Wed Jul … Continue reading

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Railyards Project, Part One

The people involved in the project are always central to its success or not. Here is a good look at the partnership…and the challenge. Stan & Heather’s Excellent AdventureThe deal is a doozy, the city is in deep, Thomas Enterprises’ … Continue reading

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Railyards Project, Part Two

The man at the head of the company in charge of the development has been here before. Gambling Man: Stan Thomas in VegasBy Ted Johnson CALVIN COOLIDGE SAID the business of America is business, and when the business of America … Continue reading

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