Monthly Archives: November 2015

Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving

I’ll be taking the rest of the week off from blogging to celebrate, returning Tuesday December 1st, and wish you and your family the most wonderful Thanksgiving!  

Posted in Holiday

Homelessness Down in U.S.

Which is very good news, but it is up in some cities—including in our Parkway—as this article from Governing Magazine reports. An excerpt. Homelessness is on the rise in many of America’s biggest cities as wealth concentrates in urban centers, … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Sex Offenders Arrested in Parkway Sweeps

It has long been known that many sex offenders were among the illegal campers in the Parkway and it is good to see that number reduced, as reported by KCRA Channel 3. An excerpt. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —A multi-agency task … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Homeless Crisis in Los Angeles

That’s what the Los Angeles Times is reporting in this article, and really, due to the long social confusion over how to deal with it, homelessness has become a crisis pretty much everywhere, including Sacramento. An excerpt from the Times … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Folsom Dam Fish Ladder

This is something I did not know the history of—that there once was a fish ladder—so this article from the Auburn Journal is very informative. An excerpt. A recent news article states “San Francisco (Nov. 10, 2015) – Environmental groups … Continue reading

Posted in Hatcheries

Body Found in Parkway

As reported by Channel 3. An excerpt. CARMICHAEL, Calif. (KCRA) —A man’s body was found Tuesday afternoon floating on an inlet at a popular Carmichael park along the American River Parkway. Sacramento Metro Firefighters were called just after 3 p.m. … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety

Sacramento’s Trains are Filthy

According to this story from KCRA Channel 3. An excerpt. Tests reveal fecal E. coli, strep on trains, at stations SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —”I wish they would focus more on keeping it clean, make sure the seats are clean,” Michael … Continue reading

Posted in Transportation