Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mass Transit for Sacramento is a Waste

That has long been established, suburban communities, such as Sacramento—where only 2.66% of commuting is done through mass transit—don’t use mass transit, and this article from New Geography pinpoints the statistics. Our transit money would be much better spent on … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Transportation

Homeless Death Near Parkway

As reported by the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. Just before 6 a.m. Tuesday, the Sacramento Police Department received a call that the body of a homeless woman was found near Northgate Boulevard and the Arden-Garden Connector. Sgt. Bryce Heinlein said … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Parkway Fire #32

Today, as reported by SacFire Twitter. An excerpt. 2 alarm vegetation fire on Am. River Parkway @ Mile 4 confined to 2.5 acres. No injuries, cause under investigation.

Posted in Parkway Fires

Cleaning up After the Homeless

It’s a slog, as this article from the Sacramento Bee reports, and the garbage picked up from the Woodlake/Cal Expo area of the American River Parkway far outweighs what this article reports was picked up along the Sacramento River. An excerpt. A … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Parkway Fires #29, 30 & 31

All small fires on September 22nd, as reported by SacFire Twitter. An excerpt. UPDATE: 3 separate spot fires on south side of American River at North 10th now extinguished. Cause unknown.

Posted in Parkway Fires

Parkway Fire #28

Must be a small one, yesterday, as reported by SacFire. An excerpt. Sac Fire crews continue working mop up of AR Parkway fire; grateful for light rain this morning. Every bit helps!

Posted in Parkway Fires

California Dreaming

An excellent analysis from Joel Kotkin in New Geography. An excerpt. As its economy started to recover in 2010, progressives began to hail California as a kind of Scandinavia on the Pacific — a place where liberal programs also produce prosperity. … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Economy, Government, Politics