Monthly Archives: March 2008

Lincoln General Plan Announcement

Lincoln’s 2050 general plan approvedPublished 12:00 am PDT Thursday, March 27, 2008 LINCOLN – The City Council on Tuesday night approved the 2050 general plan, shaping how the city will look at its ultimate build-out. “I think this plan strikes … Continue reading

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McClellan Addition

This appears to be a great project for the region, and one promising about 500 jobs in manufacturing down the road and helps bring McClellan closer to full capacity. Good work! Sacramento supervisors OK tax breaks for solar-energy firmBy Ed … Continue reading

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New York’s West Side Railyard Development

We are not the only ones having trouble with these projects. March 27, 2008ARCHITECTUREProfit and Public Good Clash in Grand Plans By NICOLAI OUROUSSOFF The bitter battles over reconstruction plans for ground zero. The unraveling of the Atlantic Yards development … Continue reading

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Sale of Sheraton

Let’s hope the deal, with its give back feature, results in a good give back to the efforts to develop downtown. Sacramento City Council OKs sale of Sheraton-GrandBy Mary Lynne Vellinga – mlvellinga@sacbee.comPublished 12:00 am PDT Wednesday, March 26, 2008 … Continue reading

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A Team to Join

This is a team of nuclear powers we need to join with right away to ensure the cleanest power capacity available begins to grow again in our country. Britain and France to take nuclear power to the worldBrown and Sarkozy … Continue reading

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Illegal Homeless Camp

Be careful out there. There is a major illegal camp along the Parkway, traditionally a source of increased crime, clearly visible underneath the 160 freeway at the Northgate exit. Look to your left as you exit from downtown along 16th … Continue reading

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Parkway Phones Announcement

Parkway phone boxes will be fixedPublished 12:00 am PDT Tuesday, March 25, 2008 SACRAMENTO – Emergency call boxes on the American River Parkway and another bicycle trail are out of commission, but officials promise they will operate soon with the … Continue reading

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Salmon Run

Whither the run? Scientists try to explain dismal salmon runJane Kay, Chronicle Environment WriterMonday, March 24, 2008 Amid growing concern over an imminent shutdown of the commercial and sport chinook salmon season, scientists are struggling to figure out why the … Continue reading

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Homeless Housing Complex Concern

The neighborhood is right to feel concern as the complex will degrade their neighborhood as the concentration of homeless services have degraded the 12th Street and Richards Boulevard area downtown, which has been spilling over into the illegal camping in … Continue reading

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Bicyclists Cause Most Accidents

We really do need more bike only trials (particularly on the Parkway where separate trails for bikes, pedestrians, and horses, makes a lot of sense), but bicyclists also need to follow the rules of the road, as we see in … Continue reading

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