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Suburbs Still Growing

In today’s pandemic climate, we will probably see even more suburban growth (social distancing) than reported in this article from New Geography. An excerpt. “The latest US Census Bureau metropolitan area population estimates (for 2019) were largely lost in the … Continue reading

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Jane Jacobs, Reassessed

She wrote one of the magisterial books on urbanity, but, as this article from New Geography explains, it may no longer matter much. An excerpt. “As a professor who teaches about cities and the urban form, I very much appreciate … Continue reading

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Back to the Cities Movement Illusory, Suburbs Rule

As reported in this article from Quillette, with hat-tip to Urbanexus. An excerpt. “Earlier in this decade, cities—the bigger and denser the better—appeared as the planet’s geographic stars. According to Benjamin Barber, author of the 2013 book If Mayors Ruled … Continue reading

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San Francisco’s Response to Homelessness like Sacramento’s?

Of course it is; Sacramento shares, at the very least, the part about the lack of funding and housing being the main cause of homelessness’ increase—while seemingly forgetting the cause of drug addiction and mental health issues—and the majority of … Continue reading

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Multiple Fires in Parkway Skid Row

As the Sacramento Bee is reporting this morning. “Fire crews are responding to grass fires in the lower American River Parkway on Wednesday morning. “Several fire engines are responding to multiple spot fires on the south side of the American … Continue reading

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Homeless Crisis Is Destroying ‘Jewel Of Sacramento’

A story thus entitled contains an absolute much watch video of a 4 minute bike ride by Marcus Breton of the Sacramento Bee and George Warren of Channel 13, along the Parkway trail showing the countless tents, once again documenting … Continue reading

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Homeless Crime

The reason we focus so much on homelessness is because homelessness and the related illegal camping on the Parkway, is the greatest problem right now, that the Parkway and adjacent neighborhoods are suffering from, resulting in fires, pollution, crime, and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Break

I’ll be taking off from blogging for Thanksgiving, back December 3rd .. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!

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Older is Often Happier

Though off topic, this is nice to know, as this article from City Journal explains. An excerpt. The mid-life crisis is a cliché: balding, paunchy man in red sports car, frantically trying to convince himself that women still find him … Continue reading

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Sacramento, Travel Destination

The New York Times does it’s 36 Hours feature on Sacramento, great news. An excerpt. As a travel destination, California’s capital gets no respect. Despite sitting at the confluence of two impressive rivers, with sprawling shade trees that make much … Continue reading

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