Monthly Archives: March 2008

Geo Caching in the Parkway?

Might be an interesting idea to try out. A certain cachet treasure hunting gains modern fans who use GPS devices and clues to zero in on hidden itemsJanice Crompton Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pennsylvania)March 16, 2008 Deep-six the Nintendo and the … Continue reading

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Downtown Towers

Another project discussed. Five new towers envisioned downtownAn L.A. firm, undaunted by others’ failures, plans to transform apartment site.By Mary Lynne Vellinga – mlvellinga@sacbee.comPublished 12:00 am PDT Friday, March 28, 2008 Undaunted by the recent failure of two high-rise condominium … Continue reading

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New Nonprofit to Help Government

It is generally a good thing when help is offered and this seems to be coming from a particularly well situated organization with resources and vision. Let’s hope they can do some good with their first challenge, legislative redistricting. New … Continue reading

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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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