Category Archives: demographics

Seniors Love the Suburbs

Which is common sense as one gets wiser with age. I know I’m a heck of a lot smarter at 75 than I was at 35. Today fully 87% of seniors live in the suburbs (as do we) or exurbs, … Continue reading

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War against the Suburbs

It continues and California is ground zero, as this article by Joel Kotkin makes clear. An excerpt. The Plains of Id, urbanophiles might sniff. Can anything good come from suburban Nazareth? Yes, the suburbanites were responding. Everything good was coming … Continue reading

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Learning About Suburbia

A massive new book has brought this opportunity to fruition and one of its authors writes about it in this article from New Geography. I’ve added it to my library and have been extremely pleased with its comprehensiveness. An excerpt. … Continue reading

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Sacramento Starting to Boom

As this story from the Sacramento Bee reports, and a large part of that has been the new and beautiful Sacramento Kings arena downtown; of which our family can proudly claim a connection as it was my visionary cousin, Gregg … Continue reading

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Suburbs Rule

It’s where the majority of us wish to live and this new data from New Geography supports the wish with facts. An excerpt. The pattern of suburban (and exurban) population growth in the suburbs and exurbs that has dominated the … Continue reading

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River District

In terms of someday beautifying and using the riverbanks of our two great rivers, the River District is ground center, so we hope this grant, story from Capital Public Radio, comes through for them. An excerpt. Sacramento is one of two … Continue reading

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Suburbs are Booming, Urban Centers Not so Much

Contrary to the urbanist’s hopeful narrative, the suburbs are doing great, urban centers not, as this story from New Geography reports. An excerpt. The past decade has seen a gusher of books arguing for and detailing the supposed ascendency of … Continue reading

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