Category Archives: Government

Money For the Parkway

According to the preliminary agenda for the meeting of the Wildlife Conservation Board, the Parkway’s governing agency. See the agenda link at https://cawaterlibrary.net/event/wildlife-conservation-board-2/?instance_id=6273

Posted in Government

New EPA Appointment

I am not too troubled—as are many—by employees of a related business becoming government employees, as they bring knowledge to the job, which is priceless; and until proven otherwise, we should assume they will do as good a job for … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Government

Urban Planners Increasing Water Pollution?

Maybe, if this story from Science Daily proves accurate. An excerpt. “Urban growth boundaries are created by governments in an effort to concentrate urban development — buildings, roads and the utilities that support them — within a defined area. These … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Government, Water

California’s Housing Issues

Another take from New Geography. An excerpt. “Gov. Gavin Newsom, the Legislature and the state’s bureaucracy claim to be addressing the state’s much discussed “housing crisis.” But rather than improve the state’s awful affordability crisis, the policies being enacted are … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Environmentalism, Government

Transit Spending Up, Ridership Down

Of course this is no surprise. People just prefer riding in their cars rather than the uncertainty and unsafe experience of public transit, and it is another example—like that noted yesterday—of how often government increases money to fix something and … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Transportation

Homelessness Increases

An excellent analysis of who gets the money to fix it and how little it is fixed, from California Globe. In our area, a strategy helping the homeless (and local residents and business who suffer the impacts) needs to be … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

Riverfront Development

Could be, finally, as reported by Capital Public Radio. This is so long overdue, now get a couple restaurants built overlooking the American River—miss the Rusty Duck—our most beautiful river. An excerpt. “The Sacramento City Council will vote this week … Continue reading

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