Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sacramento on Healthiest List

Very cool news, as reported by Sacramento County News. An excerpt. According to a new survey, Sacramento is one of the top 50 healthiest areas in the nation. Nerdwallet, a data-analysis company, conducted its annual study of health in metropolitan … Continue reading

Posted in demographics

Environmentalists & California Water

This is an excellent snapshot of the history of water storage and its use, and how the environmentalism movement is slowly destroying the agricultural wonder that has fed the world from the Great Valley of California, by Victor Davis Hanson … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, History, Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

Homeless Man & Woman Find Each Other

And make a very nice Valentine’s Day’s story, as reported by CBS 13 News. An excerpt. DIAMOND SPRINGS (CBS13) – It’s their first Valentine’s Day together as a married couple, but their journeys to this moment weren’t easy. It took … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

The American River Pipeline Conveyance Project

This Carmichael Water District project, long overdue and badly needed, removes a 60 year old corroding water pipe (now exposed due to river scouring) running under the American River at Carmichael across from Rancho Cordova (exact location noted in the … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, River Development

Parkway Organizations & Taxes

An article in the Sacramento Bee today, “American River Parkway advocates ask Sacramento County for more money”, found on the Bee website at http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article9769403.html reports that some local Parkway groups are asking for tax money to fulfill their mission and … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Government

Rain Barrels

They sound like a cool idea—especially just after the recent deluge in Sacramento—but in relation to building upstream dams like Auburn, not too competitive, as this blog post from California Water Blog notes. An excerpt. Imagine capturing some of the … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Shasta Auburn Dam

Homeless in Lodi’s Downtown

An issue that also is a ongoing problem in Sacramento’s downtown, Lodi’s problems are reported by Channel 13, Sacramento. An excerpt. LODI (CBS13) — Business owners in Lodi say they’re having trouble controlling the people who live in the downtown … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness