Monthly Archives: September 2015

Breton on Parkway Fires

Another good column in the Sacramento Bee as Sacramento still struggles with what to do about the fires and the homeless. An excerpt. We have an epidemic threatening wildlife and public safety that’s being met with shrugged shoulders and resignation, … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Parkway Fires

Tiny Homes for Homeless

If the cost mentioned in the Eureka Times-Standard, is accurate—$100,000 to house 35 people—that seems pretty cost effective compared to most other Housing First options, and should be looked at, perhaps as part of a homeless transformation campus we put forth as a … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

ARPPS Press Release: Homeless Transformation Campus

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                        September 28, 2015        Sacramento, California Homeless Transformation Campus A primary question many ask when discussing removing the homeless illegally camping in the Parkway is, “Where will they go?” Our position has long been that our … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

Another Parkway Fire, #54 Since May 1

As reported by the Sacramento Bee, video at link. Excerpt. Grass fire, American River Parkway, mile marker 3.5, behind Costco Saturday night. The fire was contained to 1 acre, no structures threatened, no injuries Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/fires/article36742344.html#storylink=cpy

Posted in Parkway Fires

Everybody Loves the Suburbs

As this article in New Geography reports on one segment of our population. An excerpt. One of the most significant results of the 2010 census was the continuing shift of the African-American population from the core cities to the suburbs … Continue reading

Posted in demographics

ARPPS President on Parkway with Channel 3

Good article about the new ordinance restricting fires from Channel 3, which accompanied ARPPS President Mike Rushford in a visit to the Parkway. An excerpt. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —Sacramento County park rangers have started using a new enforcement tool to … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Government, Parkway Fires

Bee Editorial on Illegal Camping Conflicted

As with all too many members of Sacramento’s public leadership, today’s Sacramento Bee editorial essentially cancels itself out by repeating the do-nothing gambit (but where will they go?) regarding the homeless illegally camping in the Parkway and causing substantial fire damage, as … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Parkway Fires