Monthly Archives: November 2007

Environmentalism Break Through

From the environmental movements most provocative thinkers, who wrote the essay “Death of Environmentalism” in 2004, proposing that the continued doom and gloom environmental talk, with calls for severe government control and steep reductions in world consumer economics, was a … Continue reading

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Suburbs are Good

Contrasting the recent ideas around the emergence of urban growth attributed to the pursuit of the creative class to move in, are new reports indicating that, while holding a bit of truth, the larger truth is that families build cities … Continue reading

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Public/Private Partnerships

Great leadership from the Governor on infrastructure. Schwarzenegger calls for new tack on infrastructureHe wants private firms to partner with the state in building and maintaining roads and other projects.By Michael RothfeldLos Angeles Times Staff Writer9:57 AM PST, November 27, … Continue reading

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Snails & Salmon

A shrinking globe brings snails from New Zealand to the American River, but fortunately, they won’t have much of a negative impact on the salmon, though other aquatic species will suffer. Snails pose threat via Lake Natoma trout hatcheryTiny invasive … Continue reading

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K Street

The downtown drama continues. City considers eminent domain for K StreetWith no development agreement in sight, landowner vows to fight attemptBy Terri Hardy – thardy@sacbee.comPublished 12:00 am PST Tuesday, November 27, 2007 As the future of struggling K Street hangs … Continue reading

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Water Storage & the Delta

To accomplish what needs to be done with the Delta, new water storage is required. New water plan a good first stepContra Costa TimesArticle Launched: 11/25/2007 03:00:53 AM PST THE LATEST PROPOSAL to save the Delta ecosystem and deliver dependable … Continue reading

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Floating Nuclear Power Plants?

This and other interesting ideas… November 21, 2007 9:06 AM PSTA new source of water: Floating nuclear power plantsPosted by Michael Kanellos Nuclear power plants have a lot of excess heat, so why not use that heat to make fresh … Continue reading

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