Category Archives: Homelessness

Save Don’t Pave Video

An important video showing the many homeless encampments along the American River Parkway has been produced by Save Don’t Pave, who are trying to protect their part of the Parkway—the unpaved trail bordering the River Park neighborhood—from being paved. The … Continue reading

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The Homeless & Polluted Waterways

There s a strong connection as this article from California Healthline reports. An excerpt. “Fecal Bacteria In California’s Waterways Increases With Homeless Crisis “President Donald Trump, a self-described germophobe, has made no secret of his disgust with California’s growing homeless … Continue reading

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City for Homeless

Creative thinking in this proposal from Citizens Again based in Folsom. An excerpt. “FOLSOM, Calif., Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, after 2 1/2 years in development, Citizens Again announces its project to build a single, supportive living environment for America’s … Continue reading

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Homeless Campfires & Public Safety

They are occurring too close to homes and it is a sad story from KCRA Channel 3 that there has been—up to this point—no response either to KCRA or to the homeowner affected. The KCRA Story “Homeless camp catches fire … Continue reading

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Homelessness Increases

An excellent analysis of who gets the money to fix it and how little it is fixed, from California Globe. In our area, a strategy helping the homeless (and local residents and business who suffer the impacts) needs to be … Continue reading

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Homeless Violence on the West Coast

More money hasn’t seemed to help, as this story from California Globe reports, An excerpt. “The past few weeks has seen violence from the transient community that can only be compared to something out of a horror film. What could … Continue reading

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Neighboring Counties Acting to Stop Camping Along Rivers

Still the major problem in the Parkway, but, as reported by Channel 40, local communities are acting and Sacramento needs to follow their lead. An excerpt. “MARYSVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — Homeless advocates are fearing the worst after Yuba and Sutter … Continue reading

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