Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas & New Year Break

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Blogging will resume Monday January 3, 2011.

Posted in Holiday

Gibson Ranch

The editorial in the Sacramento Bee lamenting the decision by the County Board of Supervisors to turn over management of the shuttered Gibson Ranch to a group headed by a long time public servant and prominent philanthropist, whose history in … Continue reading

Posted in Gibson Ranch, Parks, Politics

Homelessness & San Francisco, Part II

The sit-lie law was passed recently in San Francisco, and a column in the San Francisco Chronicle examines the response. An excerpt. “Nobody likes to lose an election, especially when you are convinced you will win. But now that the … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Gibson Ranch, Part II

As reported by the Sacramento Bee, the county will move forward with the plan to turn over management of the park to a forprofit entity. It is heartening to see innovation and creativity become part of the mix of local … Continue reading

Posted in Gibson Ranch, Government, Parks

Gibson Ranch

The proposal to open the Ranch to the public under a lease management agreement comes from a family with a long-established record of public service and philanthropy, is supported by many locally, and is congruent with standard lease management agreements … Continue reading

Posted in Gibson Ranch, Government, Nonprofit Management, Parks

Surgery & Blogosphere Absence

Emergency surgery right after Thanksgiving, and the subsequent recuperation will keep me from the blogosphere for a few more days. Enjoy your weekend.

Posted in Uncategorized