Monthly Archives: November 2016

Water & Drought

Explained well in this article from the Modesto Bee. An excerpt. If you go to your doctor and ask for prescription pain relievers even after you’re no longer in pain, that probably makes you an addict. Instead of killing pain, … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Water

Our Greatest President

Most would agree that to be Abraham Lincoln and this short speech—addressing a country divided—from 1861 is one of the very many reasons why. Address in Independence Hall On Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural journey to Washington as president-elect, he stopped in … Continue reading

Posted in History

Olmstead, the Genius of Central Park

Frederick Law Olmstead is the original landscape architect in America and his work combining severe cultivation while ensuring a natural feel to his landscapes is the model our organization believes is appropriate for the American River Parkway as it would … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Parks

Cubs Do It!

Wow, what a great world series, and here’s a story from the Chicago Tribune about the historic night. An excerpt. Finally. The most epic drought in sports history is over, and the Cubs are world champions. After 108 years of … Continue reading

Posted in History