Author Archives: David H Lukenbill

About David H Lukenbill

I am a native of Sacramento, as are my wife and daughter. I am a consultant to nonprofit organizations, and have a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior and a Master of Public Administration degree, both from the University of San Francisco. We live along the American River with two cats and all the wild critters we can feed. I am the founding president of the American River Parkway Preservation Society and currently serve as the CFO and Senior Policy Director. I also volunteer as the President of The Lampstand Foundation, a nonprofit organization I founded in 2003.

Blog Vacation

Hello Everyone: I’ll be taking my Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year break from blogging so won’t be back until Monday January 3, 2022. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, a Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year. Take care. David

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Getting to Work

Excellent analysis in this report from New Geography. An excerpt. “Advances in information technology have made it possible to provide estimates of job access by transportation mode in metropolitan areas. The University of Minnesota’s Accessibility Observatory has positioned itself as the … Continue reading

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Sacramento Crime

A disturbing article about it from the California Globe. An excerpt. “The crime wave across California has come to the front doors of millions in once-safe cities. As the Globe recently reported, in the once sleepy cow town of Sacramento, California, there … Continue reading

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Environmentalism & Fossil Fuel

Good info too often forgotten, from New Geography. An excerpt. “Over the last decade, climate activists have successfully pressured governments, banks, and corporations to divest from crude oil and natural gas companies. The energy infrastructures are just like the “civil” … Continue reading

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War on the Suburbs & St. Louis

Reflective article in New Geography from a California resident visiting St. Louis. An excerpt. “Sacramento politicians and the urban growth lobby they so diligently serve have created a narrative that there is something very wrong with living in (or wanting … Continue reading

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California Environmentalism, Taxes & the Poor

Good article from City Journal. An excerpt. “The Biden-Harris administration has praised California’s progressive elected officials as model leaders on climate and environmental issues. But what have those state leaders and their policies actually produced? A fixation on renewable energy, … Continue reading

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Wonderful News

From City Express. “A delegation from the City and County of Sacramento recently visited Haven for Hope, a nationally recognized program for people experiencing homelessness in San Antonio, Texas. “The program, which serves hundreds of people simultaneously, offers a full spectrum … Continue reading

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Good News for Salmon

Very good news from KCRA 3. An excerpt. “It’s the season for chinook salmon to begin their journey from the ocean to the waterways where they were hatched. “For millions of fish, that means a trek up the American River … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Interesting article from Newsweek. An excerpt. “Few things in life are as predictable as the rhetoric of climate change summits like this coming weeks in Glasgow. Over the next week, you will hear again and again that the planet is … Continue reading

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Crime in Sacramento & Parkway

Article from the California Globe. An excerpt. “Friday night in the once sleepy cow town of Sacramento, California there were multiple shootings, stabbings, and a transient attacked someone with a machete. This is just what was reported by the Public Safety … Continue reading

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