Category Archives: Government

Helping the Salmon

A state partnership with a hatchery is promising great benefits to the salmon, as reported by this article from the Cal Sportsman Magazine. An excerpt. California may have experienced record rainfalls this past winter, but negative impacts due to the unprecedented … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Hatcheries

The Politics of Homelessness

Are playing out in Sacramento right now, as this article from the Sacramento Bee reports. An excerpt. It’s becoming clear why the City of Sacramento and County of Sacramento are not effectively working together to combat the homelessness crisis in … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness, Politics

Finally, Strong Leadership on Homelessness?

Could be, as this article in the Sacramento Bee—and his recent actions indicated—our new Sacramento Mayor may be assuming that long needed role, especially if he remembers that he is mayor of all of the city of Sacramento. An excerpt. … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

Public Employee Pension Costs

Considering the return on investment, they are way out of hand, impacting all other public spending including that for parks, as this story from the Sacramento Bee reports. An excerpt. California governments likely will make do with fewer teachers, parks … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Parks

Land Park’s Homeless Strategy

This article from the Sacramento Bee reports on one neighborhood’s strategy to keep their neighborhood clean and safe. An excerpt. The blocks around Broadway and the elevated freeway south of downtown Sacramento have increasingly become the refuge of homeless campers. … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

County Approves Parkway Money

Well, it was an interesting discussion with the usual assortment of voices nicely captured in this Sacramento Bee article. We wish the County the best, but we’ve been here before and the problem still keeps getting worse; but, hope springs … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness

Parkway Politics

It will be an interesting discussion this afternoon and evening as the County Board of Supervisors try to determine how/if to help the Parkway and this article by one of the supervisors in the Sacramento Bee helps set the stage. … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness