Monthly Archives: March 2015

Housing First in West Sacramento

The housing first approach—which our organization supports, see our report at http://arpps.org/report.pdf (pages 30-34)—described in an earlier Sacramento News & Review article: “It was all part of the Bridge to Housing pilot project, a “housing first” solution to homelessness that … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

Oil & Gas, Saving the World

Well, yes, the environmentalists say otherwise, but as we all know, they are so often wrong—though we cannot forget to thank them for the clean air and clean water we enjoy—as this article from the Wall Street Journal reports; and … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, History, Technology

Climate Scientists: Drought is or is not result of Global Warming

The story at USA Today says both, so who do you trust, Stanford University or NOAA. An excerpt. Human-caused climate change helped fuel the current California drought, says a Stanford University study released Monday. Climate change has increased the chance … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Politics

The Drought, Pipelines & Raising Shasta

Another drought story, this one from the California Water Blog at http://californiawaterblog.com/2015/02/28/the-2015-drought-so-far-march-1/ At some point someone is going to realize that—just as we can build oil pipelines across continents, we can also build water pipelines and start moving water from … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Shasta Auburn Dam

Nonprofit Helps Park

A great story from the New York Times. An excerpt. Pity St. Mary’s Park. Too small and too poor to be supported by a park conservancy that might fix up its faded charms. Too big to make it onto the … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Nonprofit Management, Parks

Murder Victim Found on Bike Trail

As reported by the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. Sacramento police responded Thursday morning to the Campus Commons neighborhood where the body of a man killed by gunfire was found in thick brush. Police responded to the area in the 7900 … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety

Shooting on Skid Row, Part II

Following up on yesterday’s post, by now most people have heard about the shooting on Skid Row in Los Angeles that resulted in the death of a homeless person who apparently tried to take a gun from a police officer … Continue reading

Posted in History, Homelessness, Public Safety