Monthly Archives: February 2023

California

A bracing article from City Journal. Excerpts. “For roughly 100 years, California was America’s synecdoche: the part of the country that best represented its whole. It was town and country, coastal metropolis and interior farmland, opportunity and freedom. It was … Continue reading

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20 Years Camping on the Parkway with County Approval

So reports the Sacramento Bee, paragraph in bold. An excerpt. “Sacramento County officials plan to clear a longstanding encampment of homeless seniors Thursday — this time for good. “The secluded riverfront camp near Discovery Park, known as Bannon Island, is … Continue reading

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Downtown Sacramento

Currently, great article from California Globe. An excerpt. “The Sacramento State of Downtown and the city was held Tuesday morning at the Sacramento Convention Center. With Sacramento’s downtown still hurting from Covid business lockdowns, as well as the riots of Summer … Continue reading

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Water Policy Change

From Cal Matters. An excerpt. “IN SUMMARY Angering environmentalists, the water board decided that cities and farmers would get more Delta water while restricting flows for endangered salmon and other fish. The move came after Gov. Gavin Newsom suspended key … Continue reading

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City County Homelessness Coordination

Almost funny, if not so sad. Article from KCRA 3 At MSN. An excerpt. “It has been more than two months since the city and county of Sacramento reached an agreement to coordinate efforts to address the homelessness crisis. “KCRA 3 … Continue reading

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Salmon & Water Policy

Excellent article from California Globe. An excerpt. “As Californians dig out from several major storms just since December, major reservoirs in the state are already filled to within 86 and 104 percent of their historical average for this date, and the Sierra snowpack sits … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy, An Update

Good story about the greatest renewable energy source out there, from City Journal. An excerpt. “For almost a decade, supporters of nuclear power have been predicting a comeback for the beleaguered technology. “In recent years, some eco-pragmatists and climate scientists … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy?

Story from the Heartland Institute. An excerpt. “California Governor Newsom is emphatically finger pointing, scapegoating, and complaining that oil companies are making outlandish profits, but he may be out of touch with the elephant in the room, the mirror on … Continue reading

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Affordable Housing

In some places it kills housing development, as this story from City Journal reports. An excerpt. “Manhattan’s Central Harlem and the South Street Seaport neighborhoods seem to have little in common. Studios in the former can be had for $300,000, … Continue reading

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Drug Abuse Deaths

Statistics are horrifying and the pictures are worse; Sacramento and San Francisco are highlighted in this story from Daily Mail. An excerpt. “The numbers are horrifying, but drug overdose death statistics can’t fully convey the crisis ravaging America, so DailyMail.com … Continue reading

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