Monthly Archives: August 2017

Money May Help Parkway, Then Again, it May Not

This article in the Sacramento Bee makes a good case that increasing the amount of money to the Parkway may help resolve the illegal camping destroying it, but history shows little change, regardless of the newest strategy—and there have been … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Nonprofit Management

Arresting Illegal Parkway Campers Will Stop It

The title of this article in the Sacramento Bee is “Sacramento County can’t arrest its way out of homelessness”; but the conclusions drawn are wrong, as arresting illegal campers in the Parkway will stop the illegal camping there. Too often, homeless advocacy … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness, Public Safety

Video of Homeless Camps

An absolute must see, from the Sacramento Bee, the homeless camps from a river view; horrible what is happening.  

Posted in Homelessness

New Dams?

Could be, as this article from Mercury News reports. An excerpt. During the drought, Californians often asked why the state wasn’t building more reservoirs. On Tuesday, the state finally began taking a major step toward that goal, unveiling a list … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam

Ohman Cartoon

Excellent pictorial, which is both tragic and funny, on what to do in the Parkway, from the Sacramento Bee.

Posted in Homelessness, Parks

Parkway Crime Rises

A story in the Sacramento Bee today confirms what we, and others close to the situation, know; that Parkway violent crime is increasing under the ineffective management of Sacramento County—where the head County parks ranger, as noted in this article … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

Downtown Job Growth

An excellent article from City Lab about it with some resonance for Sacramento. An excerpt. For downtowns in major American cities, these are boom times. The urban centers of New York and Chicago boast record high employment. In San Francisco … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Economy