Category Archives: Homelessness

Homeless in California

An informative article about that from Associated Press. An excerpt. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is doing a poor job of sheltering the nation’s largest homeless population and needs to provide statewide leadership to address the problem, the state auditor … Continue reading

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Help With Illegal Campers

Too bad it had to come to this, but thankful for the railroad’s help, as this story from the Sacramento Bee reports. An excerpt. Trains along the popular Capitol Corridor are running later than before, and homeless camps are partly … Continue reading

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Homeless Housed in Back Yard?

When you read something like this, it really focuses on the mind-set of all too many politicians. An excerpt from the Sacramento Bee article. Not in my backyard” protests helped block homeless housing in Temple City, delayed it in Boyle Heights and, … Continue 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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Orange County Changed Mind, Fast

Their idea of new shelters for the homeless did not last long, as the Wall Street Journal reports. An excerpt. SANTA ANA, Calif.—Faced with a growing homeless population and a federal judge’s order to find shelter for hundreds of people … Continue reading

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San Diego Uses Tents for Homeless

Really big tents, a look at a new strategy from The Guardian. An excerpt. Bob McElroy strode through the busy entrance of the vast, gleaming-white tent, greeting people right and left. The prominent homeless services provider calls the new structure, … Continue reading

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Hundreds Illegally Camping in Parkway?

That appears to be the consensus and the final line in this article from the Sacramento News & Review; as well as accepted knowledge from those of us who have been paying attention to this issue for years, makes note of that. It … Continue reading

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