Category Archives: Government

Political Will to Fight Homelessness

This is a pretty good article from Sacramento’s Mayor in the Sacramento Bee, and we hope he is able to provide the leadership to make this happen, as the leader of the largest community in the region and the community … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

County Homeless Initiative

Looks like a pretty strong push—though their record so far on illegal camping in the Parkway is abysmal, hope springs eternal—noted on Sacramento County News. An excerpt. With the approval of the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 on June … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

Governor Brown & Governor Brown

Both the current Governor and his father had and are having, a huge impact on California, as this excellent story from Wall Street Journal examines. An excerpt. On a recent drive from the East Coast back home to California, I … Continue reading

Posted in Government, History, Politics

County Discusses Parkway

I listened to this discussion outlined in this Sacramento Bee article and was reminded of how difficult it is for government to manage at the ground level and how much better the Parkway would be under management of a nonprofit … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Government, Homelessness, Nonprofit Management

California’s Leaders Resist Fixing Water Storage System

Coming as no surprise to conservatives, liberal California’s political leaders are still denying reality, as this story from Fox & Hounds points out. An excerpt. A few weeks ago, the governor and other state politicians ran victory laps proclaiming their … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Politics, Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

Blame for Homeless

This recent editorial from the Sacramento Bee lamenting the increased crime by and against the homeless in the downtown and midtown grid is welcome, but blaming it all on Sacramento County is way off base. Though the County is certainly too … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

A Sacramento Bee Home Run

In one magnificent page—the back page of the Sunday Forum section, the Sacramento Bee nailed it; pointing out in Jack Ohman’s cartoon, the absurdly dangerous aspects of riding a bike in the Parkway’s Skid Row—Discovery Park to Cal Expo—and in … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Government, Homelessness, Politics