Category Archives: ARPPS

Delta is National Heritage Area

This is wonderful news from 7 x 7 , but the American River Watershed, which birthed the California Gold Rush, is a much more valuable historic area, also deserves this designation as we proposed in our 2007 Report online at … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Golden Necklace

Bike Trail Recognition

Good news from Sacramento County concerning the bike trail. The article. At its May 21 meeting, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution supporting the designation of the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail as part of the U.S. Bicycle … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Transportation

Delta is New National Heritage Area

This is very good news from The Reporter, and news we hope someday can be said about the American River Watershed, including the Parkway, for its distinctive historical importance—the Gold Rush being the prime example—as noted in our 2007 Research … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, History

Long Beach Homeless Campus

While not strictly modeled on the homeless campus in San Antonio we advocate Sacramento emulate, the Haven for Hope program  , it is a campus of Long Beach’s own design and looks very interesting, though still too small to really … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

Homeless Cleaning up Parkway

A great idea in this Sacramento Bee article and one we floated—and did some work on—as reported in our 2005 Research Report: The American River Parkway Lower Reach Area: A Corroded Crown Jewel; Restoring the Luster, at (pp. 34-36) … Continue reading

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City Council’s Homeless Plan

It’s better than nothing—as reported by the Sacramento Bee—but still very intrusive and potentially dangerous for homes and businesses that are near to any of these planned sites. In our area, a strategy helping the homeless (and local residents and … Continue reading

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Build the Epic Trail

We have long called for some major trail building connected to the American River Trail , see our post at and see Golden Necklace category. This article from Comstock’s Magazine looks great. An excerpt. There was a time about … Continue reading

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