The Elusive Future of San Francisco’s Fog from the New York Times of 09/14/2022.
Commentary: Utility profits the unspoken factor in California’s rooftop solar fight
March 9, 2022, Petaluma CA I just searched this blog for the word DROUGHT and found all the entries dated from 2020. I decided to start this journal due to the household conversations we’ve had on how we are going to ration our irrigation water this year. Water is due to become even more expensive … [Read more…]
San Francisco Call, 8 January 1919 By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, Jan. 8.—Road building on an extensive scale is expected by government officials this year. Estimates by the Bureau of Public Roads and Rural Engineering indicate a minimum expenditure on highways of $300,000,000. Deferred construction and the improvement of existing roads so that greater use may … [Read more…]
Over at Ars-Technia, an interesting view on “Chamise is kind of a crystal ball for understanding how badly California might burn. ” And nothing scares a fire weather scientist quite like a year with dehydrated chamise. If it’s dry, then that’s a good indicator that everything is dry. “Right now, these are the lowest April … [Read more…]
Geyserville Press 5 January 1940 The FARMERS CORNER by RALPH H TAYLOR – Sec. Agricultural Legislative Committee of California California’s battle to escape being known the world over as the promised land of the migrant worker is still far from won. Wheezing relics of the nation’s second-hand car lots—the drab “covered wagons” of the victims … [Read more…]
The National Weather Service (NWS) runs a system of WSR-88D Doppler radars across the USA, Guam and Puerto Rico. On our local northern California maps we often see a bright cluster of precipitation over Rio Vista CA, often on a sunny day with no rain. I’ve always thought that this was due to some local … [Read more…]
600+ Earthquakes recorded in the 24 hours ending 07/06/19 at 14:00 PDT CALIFORNIA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY INFORMATION STATEMENT U.S. Geological Survey Saturday, July 6, 2019, 10:42 AM PDT (Saturday, July 6, 2019, 17:42 UTC) COSO VOLCANIC FIELD VOLCANO (VNUM #323180) 36°1’48” N 117°49’12” W, Summit Elevation 7874 ft (2400 m) Current Volcano Alert Level: NORMAL Current … [Read more…]
By Dirty Matt Leonardo Traded for a small donation with Mr. Leonardo in Petaluma CA in 2018, a copy of an original 4 x 6 inches in ball point pen
By Dirty Matt Leonardo Traded for a small donation with Mr. Leonardo in Petaluma CA in 2018, original 4 x 10 inches in ball point pen.