Monthly Archives: May 2009

The Cars of America’s Youth

For those of us—and your humble blogger is one—whose formative years were spent in abject worship of the great American cars of the mid-twentieth century, this column from the Wall Street Journal will resonate. An excerpt. “How long before the … Continue reading

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Delta Vision Foundation Meeting Announcement

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 29, 2009 Contact:Julie Dixon, / 916-446-1058Nicole Lampe, / 415-341-4521 Delta Vision Foundation Grades State Progress On Delta and Water PolicySacramento event will highlight lack of action on the Delta Vision Strategic … Continue reading

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Bikes & Cars

Well, May is bike month and for the first quarter, as reported by Fast Company, it appears that more bikes were sold nationally than cars, surely a first, and no wonder the Parkway trail is getting more crowded. An excerpt. … Continue reading

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Planet Water

This new book, which examines the world shortage of fresh potable water, takes an entrepreneurial approach by looking at all of the opportunities for investments in the ongoing efforts to increase global water supply. An excerpt from Amazon’s product description … Continue reading

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Sacramento is A Fit City

The Sacramento Business Journal reports that Sacramento has come in 12th as most fit city in the US, but we dropped a place since last year. Surely the Parkway plays a role in the fitness of the city. An excerpt. … Continue reading

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California’s Lost Coast

We were privileged guests at the most beautiful wedding celebration we have ever attended over the weekend, and as it was such a wonderful testimony to the magnificent grandeur of the natural beauty of our state, I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Enjoy your Memorial Day Weekend!!

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California’s Budget & the Parkway

As the budget crisis continues, one option being discussed at the state level is stopping all general fund support for parks (see highlight below), as reported in the Bee today, and unfortunately, this is a reality that might be played … Continue reading

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On the Parkway

The annual reminder from the Sacramento Bee that being on the Parkway trail can be dangerous and the rules of the trail need to be understood to give everyone a safer and more enjoyable experience. We have long advocated that … Continue reading

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As a fervent admirer of the suburban lifestyle and its attendant amenities, I am always interested in new slants on the ancient way of living outside of the center city cores, and this new article from New Geography is surely … Continue reading

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