Category Archives: Homelessness

Parkway Skid Row South

This story from the Los Angeles Times about illegal camping along an area river parallels what is happening in our Parkway skid row. An excerpt. The message on fliers stapled to wooden poles along the Santa Ana River trail in … Continue reading

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A Whole Lot of Money

The County approved a lot of money to address homelessness, as reported by the Sacramento Bee, and we hope—with Supervisor Serna—it results in actually stopping the illegal camping in the Parkway. An excerpt. The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on … Continue reading

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Cause of Homelessness?

This article from the San Diego Union Tribune (with hat tip to the Crime & Consequences Blog) presents a criminal justice perspective in looking at the increase in homelessness in California. I largely agree with this analysis, adding to the … Continue reading

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Homeless on West Coast Increasing

As this article from the San Francisco Chronicle reports, though we are not in agreement that housing costs are the main reason; without considering the role individual choice (whether to abuse drugs, refuse treatment for mental issues or just to … Continue reading

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Homeless are Dying

It’s rough out there and tragically, too many of the homeless are dying, as the Sacramento Bee reports, because Sacramento hasn’t yet figured out an effective way to shelter and help the thousands of homeless in our community, which is … Continue reading

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Jury Agrees with City

A rare legal success in the homelessness situation in Sacramento, as reported in the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. The city of Sacramento did not treat homeless people unfairly in its enforcement of a longtime ordinance banning outdoor camping for extended … Continue reading

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North Sacramento Gets Homeless Center

Adding to the burden already on the neighborhood, there is more weight coming, as this story in the Sacramento Bee reports. An excerpt. Just over a week after approving a controversial winter homeless shelter in North Sacramento, city officials surprised … Continue reading

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