Monthly Archives: March 2017

Bill to Make Dam Building Faster

Sponsored by Congressman McClintock, this is vitally needed, and could speed the environmental review up considerably. You can read the bill here.

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam

Water Storage

The capability to store more water above the Folsom Dam increases the viability of the American River Parkway, protecting it from the regular flooding, erosion, and loss of habitat in the process, which makes this a must read from Agnet … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

Build the Dam

Climate change presents us with another reason to increase the building of dams, as this article from Stanford University notes the increase of rain rather than snow that climate change predicts. An excerpt. Here’s a question that Stanford climatologist Noah … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Shasta Auburn Dam

California Discourages Building New Housing

Which is the only conclusion you can reach reading this story from City Journal about the mass of regulations housing developers face in California. An excerpt. Stories about the desperate living arrangements of highly compensated California tech workers sound like … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Economy, Government


An excellent post from the California Water Blog. An excerpt. The 2012-2016 drought has made many of us keenly aware of how “empty” our groundwater “reservoirs” have become. As the recent series of atmospheric rivers have left us with a … Continue reading

Posted in Water

County Homeless Center Idea

The Sacramento Bee editorial comments on a good idea, but only serving 75 people hardly qualifies it as a serious move considering there are estimated between 2,000 to 3,000 homeless in the County, with only a few hundred or so … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

Science & State Water Politics

Validating what everyone following the subject already knows, this story from Fox & Hounds is a must read. An excerpt. A new environmental study, published in in the prestigious North American Journal of Fisheries Management, reveals that Governor Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism