Category Archives: Homelessness

Public Restroom to Open in Chavez Park?

This might be a good idea—but only if the adjacent businesses approve—if the Portland Loo [info on it here https://portlandloo.com/ design is followed and onsite management/maintenance is provided, as this editorial from the Sacramento Bee notes. An excerpt. Great news … Continue reading

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Long Beach Homeless Campus

While not strictly modeled on the homeless campus in San Antonio we advocate Sacramento emulate, the Haven for Hope program http://www.havenforhope.org/downloads/docs/H4H%20Brochure%2010-31-2016.pdf  , it is a campus of Long Beach’s own design and looks very interesting, though still too small to really … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness

Homeless Cleaning up Parkway

A great idea in this Sacramento Bee article and one we floated—and did some work on—as reported in our 2005 Research Report: The American River Parkway Lower Reach Area: A Corroded Crown Jewel; Restoring the Luster, at http://www.arpps.org/report.pdf (pp. 34-36) … Continue reading

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City Council’s Homeless Plan

It’s better than nothing—as reported by the Sacramento Bee—but still very intrusive and potentially dangerous for homes and businesses that are near to any of these planned sites. In our area, a strategy helping the homeless (and local residents and … Continue reading

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Homeless Camp Waste is Toxic Storm Discharge

As reported by this story from CBS Local News. An excerpt. SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Wednesday’s massive storm had rivers rising all around our area. In Sacramento County, the surge of water swept away toxic waste from homeless camps and sent it … Continue reading

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Supervisor Frost Reports on Homeless Program

This is very good news, posted on Supervisor Frost’s  Facebook page. The Facebook Post: At the beginning of 2018, Sacramento County launched an ambitious new program that attempted to prioritize getting the 250 homeless people who cost the most amount of … Continue reading

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County’s Homeless Programs

Sacramento County is touting its success with the homeless in this news article but there is no mention of the illegal camping by the homeless in the Parkway, surely the biggest homeless issue the County faces; and the exclusion might … Continue reading

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