Monthly Archives: February 2018

Suburbs are the Heart of America

They have been for a very long time, and the heart is getting bigger, as this story from New Geography reports. An excerpt. Suburbs have largely been dismissed by environmentalists and urban planners as bad for the planet, a form … Continue reading

Posted in demographics

Struggling with Illegal Camping, Part Two

After one day, the emerging results from Orange County’s struggles with illegal camping (so much like Sacramento) are noted in this follow-up story from Voice of OC. An excerpt. More than 100 homeless people were moved from the northeast section … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Struggling with Illegal Camping, Part One

This article from Voice of OC shows how difficult it is. An excerpt. U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter Tuesday lifted a temporary restraining order against the County of Orange, allowing it to begin evicting as many as 400 … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Can California’s Leaders Wake Up About Water Policy?

An excellent editorial from the San Diego Union. Complete. A defining quality of California’s state government is sluggishness. It’s common for audits of state agencies to note that problems identified in previous audits remain unresolved. Now Californians are witnessing an … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

Homeless Tough Love

That it is needed is the conclusion of this CNN writer in the OC Register; a conclusion I agree with. An excerpt. For years California voters have been nothing but compassionate towards the state’s homeless population, repeatedly voting to tax … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

New Study Shows Cloud Seeding Works

That’s what this article from Water Deeply says and that is really great news. An excerpt. Cloud seeding has become big business worldwide as a means to boost water supplies. Utilities and governments spend tens of millions of dollars on … Continue reading

Posted in Water

Getting Bureaucrats Closer to the Action

As the stated intent of this new reorganization of the Department of Interior, as reported by Capital Press, it sounds worthwhile and long overdue. An excerpt. DENVER (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pressing ahead with a massive overhaul … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Government