Monthly Archives: September 2005

Caring For Creation

“We cannot interfere in one area of the ecosystem without paying due attention both to the consequences of such interference in other areas and to the well-being of future generations … delicate ecological balances are upset by the uncontrolled destruction … Continue reading

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Homlessness Solutions, Pathways to Housing

In our report on the Lower Reach of the American River Parkway, which can be accessed on our website, http://www.arpps.org we address the issue of the chronic homeless illegal campers who are destroying the ability of the adjacent community to … Continue reading

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Sacramento needs a great, big urban park

There is an excellent article by that name in the September 23, 2005 issue of the Sacramento Business Journal, by Dr. Robert Fountain, director of the Applied Research Center at CSUS, where he talks about the great benefit attached to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Public Parks, Private Partners

One of the most important books recently published about nonprofit management of a public park, the core of our strategy for the Parkway (see our strategy at our website: http://www.arpps.org ) , is Public Parks, Private Partners: How Partnerships Are … Continue reading

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American River Parkway, Lower Reach Report

The Lower Reach of the American River Parkway is crime-ridden, trash-strewn, and virtually unusable by the adjacent communities with any degree of safety and pleasure in the natural sanctuary of the Parkway so familiar to upriver communities. The Parkway can … Continue reading

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Chronic Homelessness & IIlegal Camping in the Parkway

An editorial in today’s Bee about chronic homelessness notes a new program to address it is soon going to be released by local officials. What is chronic homelessness: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development defines chronic homelessness as … Continue reading

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Rio Americano High School Stadium and the Parkway

The concern about building an athletic stadium at Rio American High School, close to the American River Parkway, has generated some discussion, which this morning’s Bee noted.___________ The Rio Americano stadium debate: Two factions scrimmage over ‘home’ football gamesBy Bill … Continue reading

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