Monthly Archives: May 2013

Climate Change Policy

Very nice reflection from the Property & Environment Research Center. An excerpt. “Confronted with social problems, we often call for policy solutions. Problems are not always problems, however. Sometimes they are natural facts, and resistant to human made laws. “The … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Environmentalism

Careful What You Wish For

An object lesson in what can happen when there is too much government interference in straightforward market competition, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. “There are reasons to be concerned about the likes of Wal-Mart – big-box stores … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Government, Politics

Arena Project

Perfect, a local developer gets the lead role in developing one of the most important projects in recent Sacramento history, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. “Mark Friedman is a home-grown developer with a famous family name, a … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Mall, Economy, K Street

Arena & Downtown

The resulting economic benefit will be substantial—and will also overflow to increase development along our rivers & K Street—as this article from the Sacramento Bee reports. An excerpt. “A new downtown arena for the Sacramento Kings carries some risk to … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, K Street, River Development

Suburbs Rule, Still

New Geography sums it up so well. An excerpt. “In the wake of the post-2008 housing bust, suburbia has become associated with many of the same ills long associated with cities, as our urban-based press corps and cultural elite cheerfully … Continue reading

Posted in demographics

Real World vs Environmentalist’s World

It is not too difficult to come down on the side of those who want to live in the real one—while still giving credit where credit is due for the environmentalist’s push that results in clean air and clean water—and … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism

Sacramento Regional Water-Storage Forum

The Auburn Dam Council (ADC) is sponsoring a Sacramento Regional Water-Storage Forum, Friday June 7, 2013, from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Arden Hills Resort Club, where Congressman Tom McClintock will deliver the Keynote speech on the history of … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam, Water