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California’s Bullet Train

This was a project we supported, but unfortunately, like most of what state and local government in California manages lately, it is becoming a tragic joke, as reported by City Journal. An excerpt. “California’s bullet train has become a nearly … Continue reading

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Parks are Good, Yes?

Not to some folks, as this story from City Journal reports. An excerpt. “Following World War II, American cities launched an ambitious agenda, aided by federal legislation and funding, to revive declining neighborhoods. Accelerating during the 1960s and continuing today, … Continue reading

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Back to the City??

Maybe not—at least not just yet—as this article from American Affairs reports. An excerpt. “Even before 2020, America’s great cities faced a tide that threatened to overwhelm them. In 2020, the tsunami rose sud­denly, inundating the cities in ways that … Continue reading

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Steelhead are Running

Hatcheries release them, according to this report from KCRA 3. An excerpt. “GOLD RIVER, Calif. — “Steelhead season is underway in the Central Valley as three major hatcheries are set to release over 1.1 million fish into the Feather, American … Continue reading

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State Audit of California’s Homelessness Programs

Audit reveals what most everyone already knows, big failure in addressing homelessness throughout state, from California Globe. Some excerpts. California State Auditor Elaine Howle recently released a rather scathing audit of the management or mismanagement of Homelessness in California. She said that … Continue reading

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Illegal Camping in the Parkway

Save the American River Association (SARA) has an excellent page on their website about the illegal camping issue in the Parkway—which also includes a video from a year or so ago—and though somewhat dated at this point, it is still … Continue reading

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Americans Love Suburbs

And, during a time such as now, the movement there from the big cities is accelerating an already existing trend, as reported by American Enterprise Institute. An excerpt. “America’s urban leaders seem to prepare for the post-pandemic future with delusions … Continue reading

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California & Homelessness

Insightful article from Newsweek. An excerpt. “President Joe Biden appears to be looking to California for policy inspiration. This bodes ill for Americans. “California, a beautiful land graced by mild weather, lost population last year for the first time in its 170-year history … Continue reading

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Forest Management

Excellent article from the Public Policy Institute of California. An excerpt. “Forests in the Sierra‒Cascade headwater region have dramatically changed over the past 150 years. The prohibition of Indigenous burning, aggressive wildfire suppression, and early timber harvest practices made these … Continue reading

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Homeless Issue Heating Up

As reported by KCRA. An excerpt. “Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is assessing the damage outside his home after a few dozen protestors staged a demonstration Saturday night that got to a level the likes of which he’s never seen in … Continue reading

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