Category Archives: Homelessness

Lot of Money, Little Action

A bunch more money is flowing into the various homeless services coffers in our area, according to this story from Sacramento County News, but very little seems to be happening in terms of actually reducing homelessness, especially the illegal (arguably … Continue reading

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Homeless Camping Update from County Supervisor Sue Frost

These timely updates from Supervisor Frost are deeply appreciated and here is the latest. The Update In September of this year, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in the case Martin v. Boise which ruled local governments … Continue reading

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Homeless Crime Downtown

What is described in this story from the Sacramento Bee has been going on for years downtown–with precious little media coverage—further validating the failure of public leadership’s current approach to homelessness. In our area, a strategy helping the homeless (and … Continue reading

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The Legal Case Saying Homeless can Camp in Public: Update

This story from Sacramento News & Review updates the current state (as of a few days ago anyway) of the recent case. An excerpt. The city of Sacramento seems intent on going down with the ship when it comes to … Continue reading

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Follow Up on Illegal Camping Case

Sacramento County Supervisor Sue Frost posted this follow up Monday: Appeals Case Impacts Illegal Camping Ordinance A federal court decision has ruled that illegal camping ordinances are unconstitutional and that local governments cannot cite or arrest anyone sleeping on public … Continue reading

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Homeless & Parkway Fires

Interesting article from Channel 10 News about the relationship. An excerpt. The homeless living in illegal camps have been linked to starting four fires in Sacramento in just a few days, according to the Sacramento Fire Department. Homeless camps that … Continue reading

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Sacramento River Trail Being Resisted

After seeing what has happened along the American River Trail, is it any wonder? An excerpt from Capital Public Radio. The city of Sacramento wants to put a bike path on the Sacramento River levee along Pocket Road. But the … Continue reading

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