Monthly Archives: May 2011

Paradise Beach

This story in the Sacramento News & Review is a beautifully sad tale of a great beach along the river that—along with many of the wonderful riverside spots—has not been well taken care of for too long, and our organization … Continue reading

Posted in Parks, Public Safety, Water

Tax Increase Marketing

There is a new name for the Governor’s marketing of his proposed plan to increase taxes, which is commented on by Fox & Hounds. An excerpt. “Governor Brown unveiled a new theme on Monday to sell his budget solution: the … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Government, Politics

Parks Funding

This is a very difficult time for government funding for parks, but it is also a time of opportunity to remove the burden of funding from very limited government sources and move to the much more stable funding from philanthropy, … Continue reading

Posted in Government, JPA, Nonprofit Management, Parks

ARPPS Article

It is on Sacramento Press and addressed the local idea to raise taxes to provide more funding for parks . An excerpt. “According to a May 4th Sacramento Bee story, Sacramento County Supervisors are considering asking voters to raise the … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Government, JPA, Parks

Biking in Sacramento, With Style

With a relatively flat terrain surrounded by gently rolling hills, Sacramento is a premier biking town and as this delightful article from the Sacramento Bee notes, it is also becoming rather stylish. An excerpt. “Every great movement needs a manifesto, … Continue reading

Posted in Transportation

Pollution Destroying Buildings

Wow! That is all you can say about the continued ability of technology to produce solutions to our problems, as this article from Fast Company notes. An excerpt. “Struggling to breathe because of the layer of smog hovering in the … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Environmentalism

Galt’s Caviar

The city of Galt in southern Sacramento County is emerging as the center of caviar production in the United States. What a wonderful story of local entrepreneurism, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. An excerpt. “On a breezy April … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Hatcheries