VIDEO: See the critter ‘commuters’ using the tunnel under Highway 50

The Sacramento Bee » Cameras posted in the hills of El Dorado County captured this video of some of the nocturnal critter ‘commuters’ who use a specially built Highway 50 underpass in El Dorado County — designed to reduce car-versus-wildlife crashes.  

2018-05-16T14:51:50+00:00May 15th, 2018|California, Highways, Videos|

This is what Oroville Dam spillway looks like mid-February 2018

The Sacramento Bee » A gaping hole was discovered in the Oroville Dam main spillway on Feb. 7, 2017, marking the start of a crisis that eventually led to the evacuation of 188,000 downstream residents. A little over a year later, work continues between the emergency spillway weir and cut-off wall, prepping the ground for the splashpad.

2018-02-27T12:14:22+00:00February 21st, 2018|California, Dams, Oroville Dam, Videos|

Robert Reich on privatized infrastructure

Robert Reich » The Trump administration, determined to overhaul and modernize the nation’s infrastructure, is planning to privatize public assets such as airports, bridges, highway rest stops and other facilities, according to top officials and advisers. In his proposed budget released Tuesday, Trump called for spending $200 billion over 10 years to “incentivize” private, state and local spending on infrastructure. 

2018-01-18T09:27:43+00:00May 24th, 2017|Opinion, Privatization, Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News, Videos|
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