Category Archives: ARPPS

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

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

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

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

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

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

Haven for Hope

A great article from the Los Angeles Times on the homeless program we suggest Sacramento copy and adapt. An excerpt. It used to be that Ron Brown would work the storefronts of downtown San Antonio, trying to persuade homeless people … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

Sacramento Far From Flood Safety

Sadly, due to a decades-long failure of public leadership to build Auburn Dam which would provide Sacramento the Gold Standard of 400/500-year level protection—see our report on Auburn Dam on our website—Sacramento remains vulnerable to massive floods, as reported in … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Shasta Auburn Dam

Info and Map about New Mountain Biking Trail in Parkway

This was one of the issues we supported very early on, allowing all Parkway users an opportunity to use the Parkway in the way they see fit, as long as it’s safe and not interfering with others Parkway use and … Continue reading

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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