Category Archives: Local_issues

The “Sustainable” Enterprise Record

This morning while I was poking around on the ER website, I finally found something publisher Wolf Rosenburg had told me was coming a few weeks ago ( I have coffee with him about once a week ). The ER … Continue reading

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License Bidwell Ranch

I’m going to make a departure from my usual climate and science fare to make a comment on the local front. In today’s Chico Enterprise Record, there was an editorial lamenting the huge budget crisis facing the city of Chico, … Continue reading

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A Cool and Wet October for California

The month of October has been significantly cooler than normal.  This was seen with average daily maximum and average daily mean temperatures that were below normal for all 9 key cities (see tables below).  The largest temperature anomalies were in the … Continue reading

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Helio, La Niña, and bad winters, awww nuts!!

While doom and gloom predictions continue about CO2 induced global warming, saying that it now is the largest driver of climate, overwhelming any influences of the suns variation, there appear to be other things happening. There are forecasts emerging for … Continue reading

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My 20th Anniversary in Chico

Today, October 5th marks my 20th year here in Chico California. What I’ve learned so far: 1- It’s a better place to live than many parts of California 2- People here can be very nice 3- Politics here can be … Continue reading

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My summer project – a national weather station audit

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Restaurant Inspections tell a different story

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Memorial Day

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The Meriam Park Cell Pickle – SOLVED

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Fine Me

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Gravel Mine proponents take different approach

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Chico’s soon to be Pine Tree Cell Tower ?

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911 Truth

You can use your mouse to interact with the flash graphic above. The Chico News and Review has gotten quite a number of letters on their 911 Truth article which gave a platform to the people whom prefer to believe … Continue reading

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Something is up at the ER

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Major Daily Newspapers in Circulation Decline

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Steel and Concrete -vs- Fire

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Internet Radio may get a reprieve

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What’s that Smell?

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What if Global Warming Melted All Ice Worldwide?

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What could they possibly be thinking ?

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