Monthly Archives: March 2010

K Street Plan #4,398

At this point, for those of us who have been here since the beginning—when K Street was still a great main street everyone enjoyed—this continuing bumbly-fumbly attempt to do something about it that actually has people wanting to be there, … Continue reading

Posted in K Street, Politics

Arden Arcade

The movement to create a new city within the County has passed an important hurdle, and that is very good news, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. “After almost 4 1/2 years of fits and starts – filled … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Politics

Save Whales or Salmon?

Considering that killer whales eat about 300 pounds of fish a day and their favorite is salmon, and there are about 90 of them, one can see the dilemma environmentalists face, as reported by the Fresno Bee. The obvious answer … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Hatcheries

Frog Habitat Increased

In a huge economic loss to the counties affected, the federal government took over a million acres out of use to protect red-legged frogs, as the Los Angeles Times reports. An excerpt. “The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Environmentalism

Cosumnes River Funding

Some recovery funding will go to the Cosumnes River Preserve as reported by the PR Newswire. “Today, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and The Nature Conservancy of California announced they have signed the conservation easement for a $2.2 … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Parks

Silver Lake & Effie Yeaw

Comstock’s Magazine, in their March 2010 issue notes the importance of public private partnerships in the case of the Silver Lake Campers Association, a nonprofit that has been helping the city of Stockton take care of Silver Lakes Camps for … Continue reading

Posted in Nonprofit Management, Parks

U.S. Demographics, 2050

The future looks very good for our country in the demographic profile reported by New Geography. An excerpt. “To many observers, America’s place in the world is almost certain to erode in the decades ahead. Yet if we look beyond … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, History, Politics