Monthly Archives: January 2011

Parkway Degradation

This is a very important message from Bob Slobe—who was also interviewed by the Sacramento Press—one of the most devoted Parkway advocates in Sacramento, and for whom the ARPPS Slobe Parkway Advocate Award is named after. “For those that received … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness, Parks, Public Safety

Environmentalism & Marxism

The connection has been known for some time, but one of the founders of Greenpeace, Patrick Moore, who has a new book out, Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist, sheds further light in an article … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, History

Privatizing Government Services

Also being considered by Sacramento County in relation to Gibson Ranch (which we support) it can lead to substantial cost savings, as well as unique problems—with solutions to match—as reported by Governing in this examination of ten years of experience … Continue reading

Posted in Gibson Ranch, Government, Parks

The Slobe Gallery of Parkway Devastation Photos

The ARPPS Slobe Parkway Advocate Award, named after ARPPS Charter Member Bob Slobe, president of the North Sacramento Land Company and long time Woodlake resident, whose family played a major role in the formation of the American River Parkway, was … Continue reading

Posted in History, Homelessness

Auburn Dam

As noted in Friday’s post, we are right in the way of potentially devastating floods which would virtually destroy the Parkway along with most of the surrounding homes, and the fact that a local congressman realizes this and understands that … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

Versailles & Gibson Ranch, Addendum

As noted in an earlier post, ARPPS supports the Ose proposal to manage Gibson Ranch as it represents the type of innovative management—by a forprofit—congruent with social enterprise strategies utilized by innovative nonprofits. Social enterprise—see Wikipedia—is exactly the type of … Continue reading

Posted in Gibson Ranch, Government, Parks

What If Floods?

A major winter storm at a 500 year level—comparable to those of the 19th century—hit the West Coast. Sacramento would be in deep water! We believe dams are the solution, raising Shasta to its originally engineered height, posted on here, … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Public Safety, Shasta Auburn Dam, Water