Monthly Archives: May 2008

Life Jackets, Bikes & A Deficit

Local government is considering requiring life jackets for those people who are in our rivers, and it does make sense as the currents, rapids, and old holes from long-ago river dredging for gold are impossible to anticipate and protect against … Continue reading

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From Global to Greyhound

One of the best thinkers out there around the issue of global warming is Bjorn Lomborg and he penned this great article reminding us of the real catastrophes we could consider dealing with on an emergency basis, and global warming … Continue reading

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Coyote Watch

The Cal Expo arena plan has moved to the next level and while it is much too soon to celebrate, the credibility of the people and institutions involved is heartening. The American River Parkway now has sings posted warning everyone … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men

It always amazes me how adaptable nature is to human development, almost as if it is all really part of nature, all natural, the works of humans and of critters, and this story of the nesting swallows on the river … Continue reading

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Housing, Boulevard, Parks, and Arena

A prominent global warming scientist has apparently changed his position after new research he conducted, as this story from CBS notes. Del Paso Boulevard, the main street of a wonderfully intact community that was once the city of North Sacramento, … Continue reading

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Be Careful & Have Fun

This is river time for many Sacramentans and we need to remember that it can be as dangerous—as we see on our two rivers—out there as joyful and remembering basic river safety rules can keep us happily in the latter. … Continue reading

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The Sunday News

The advent of Indian casinos is beginning to have the effect on Lake Tahoe gambling that many warned about, but is also having a very nice impact that most didn’t think about; the restoration of one of the most beautiful … Continue reading

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