Category Archives: ARPPS

Build the Epic Trail

We have long called for some major trail building connected to the American River Trail , see our post at https://riverparkwayblog.wordpress.com/2011/10/24/the-golden-necklace-trail/ 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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Helping the Homeless & Homeless Deaths in 2017

In our area, a strategy helping the homeless and local residents and business needs to be developed—capable of sheltering up to 2 or 3 thousand homeless a night—and we suggest basing it on San Antonio’s Haven for Hope program http://www.havenforhope.org/downloads/docs/H4H%20Brochure%2010-31-2016.pdf  especiallyContinue reading

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ARPPS Newsletter, Spring 2018, Two Rivers Trail

American River Parkway Preservation Society Newsletter: Issue 58 – Spring 2018 ________________________________________________________ Contents Announcement:   Article about ARPPS                                                                  Page 1 Essay: Two Rivers Trail                                                                                                Page 1 Society Information:                                                                                              Page 6 ________________________________________________________ Announcement: Article about ARPPS Inside Publications published an … Continue reading

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Article about ARPPS

Inside Publications published an interview with me about ARPPS on page 22 of the March Issue, available at http://www.insidepublications.com/digital/portfolio/inside-arden/    

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Homeless are Dying

It’s rough out there and tragically, too many of the homeless are dying, as the Sacramento Bee reports, because Sacramento hasn’t yet figured out an effective way to shelter and help the thousands of homeless in our community, which is … Continue reading

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Homelessness Needs Community Wide Effort

That is the point made in this editorial from the Sacramento Bee and it is a good one. What we have been suggesting for a few years now is that Sacramento look at the Haven for Hope, the large homeless … Continue reading

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Haven for Hope, Sacramento’s Best Strategy to Emulate for the Homeless

Craig Powell’s piece on Haven for Hope at the Eye on Sacramento Blog, http://eyeonsacramento.com/2017/09/the-san-antonio-way-haven-for-hope-focuses-on-transforming-lives-of-the-homeless/   highlights an exemplary program we have been calling for Sacramento to emulate since 2014, https://riverparkwayblog.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/haven-for-hope-for-homeless/ , and have continued mentioning virtually every time we talk about … Continue reading

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