Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Homeless in the Parkway

Considering that virtually all of the stories about the homeless over the past couple of weeks in the Sacramento Bee concerned the large scale illegal tent city in the American River Parkway, documented by the photos of Bob Slobe, and … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness, Public Safety

Abiding by Laws

Sacramento is being asked, in this article in the Sacramento Bee—keeping in mind that one of the prerequisites of asking for help from a community is an acceptance to abide by community laws—to create a system of homeless housing on … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Issue is Public Safety, Not Homelessness

What this Sacramento Bee editorial seems to not recognize, is that is doesn’t matter why people are illegally camping in the American River Parkway, or what their state of mind is or isn’t. However, it does need to be taken … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Environmentalism as Religion

A good article in The New Atlantis examines the phenomena, something we did in our 2006 report: The American River Parkway, Protecting its Integrity & Providing Water for the River Running Through It: A Report on the Auburn Dam Policy … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Environmentalism

Truth is Out, Results Come In

1)Truth: Seconding what Bob Slobe has been saying for weeks, today’s column by Marcos Breton clearly reveals the truth behind the Safe Ground movement. An excerpt. “They are intellectually dishonest. That’s why I can’t get behind homeless advocates in Sacramento … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Politics, Public Safety

Public Safety in the Parkway

The title of today’s article in the Sacramento Bee, Rangers roust Sacramento homeless — yet again — and admit it’s not the answer, is correct in that the answer to homelessness eludes us, (and has for generations) but it is … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Letter On Homeless in Parkway Published

A letter from Bob Slobe was published in the Sacramento Bee today. Here it is. Get city’s priorities straight Re “Serna steps into breach on homeless” and “Kings must get back in the game on new arena” (Editorials, Feb. 10): … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness, Politics, Public Safety