Monthly Archives: June 2021

California’s Demographics

They ae changing as this article from New Geography notes. An excerpt. “We have previously shown that California is the least sprawling state, with an urban population density of 4,304 per square mile of land in 2010 (the last year for … Continue reading

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Dangerous E Coli Levels Near Discovery Park

As reported by KCRA 3. This is pretty much a yearly occurrence in the ground central area (Discovery Park to Cal Expo) of the illegal homeless encampments. “SACRAMENTO, Calif. — “Several locations along the American River north of Sacramento are … Continue reading

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Suburbs are Social

This article from New Geography refutes the misconception that suburbs are sterile. An excerpt. “Popular culture and academia alike are quick to celebrate the vibrant social life of urban spaces while lamenting the sprawling emptiness and privacy of rural and suburban America. … Continue reading

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Dams & Desalinization

Yes, we need both, as this great article from California Globe explains. An excerpt. “When Californians can take showers, without flow restrictors, for as long as they want, and when Californians can have lawns again instead of rocks and cacti … Continue reading

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Lake Mead, Lowest Ever

As long as we fail to act on common sense and store more water from wet years to counter the dry ones, this situation will continue to occur. Story from MSN News. An excerpt. “Lake Mead, the reservoir formed by … Continue reading

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Parkway Fee Increase?

Looks like it, according to this post from Advocates for Arden Arcade. An excerpt. “We all know and love the American River Parkway. The Parkway runs from Discovery Park to Hazel, where it connects with Folsom Lake State Recreation Area … Continue reading

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Homeless in the Parkway, Part 2

There are thousands living there, that’s according to the Mayor in this article from KCRA Channel 3. An excerpt. “The Sacramento Fire Department is investigating after a fire scorched more than 130 acres of land along the American River Parkway. … Continue reading

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Homeless in the Parkway, Part 1

According to this article—with accompanying video—from Channel 10, there are four hundred homeless currently camping there. An excerpt. “Hours after announcing unhoused people living near Discovery Park had 72 hours to vacate, Sacramento County has rescinded that order. “Earlier Friday, … Continue reading

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Homelessness, More Government Money Adds to Problem

Folks who follow this issue have known this for years and in this fine, in-depth article by Katy Grimes at California Globe, tragically, we learn more. Two excerpts. “Earlier in the year, California lawmakers proposed a $20 billion plan to give California … Continue reading

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Parkway Fires

This Sunday June 6 report is from KCRA 3 about a fire in the main homeless camping area, which is Discovery Park to Cal Expo, though no cause is given. Report. “SACRAMENTO, Calif. — “Crews are battling a grass fire … Continue reading

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