Category Archives: Public Safety

It’s Dangerous out There

This article from the Los Angeles Times offers more evidence for why we need to improve our local homeless service situation. In our area, a strategy helping the homeless (and local residents and business who suffer the impacts) needs to … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

On the Ground

Woodlake and North Sacramento are—and have been for years—ground zero in the struggle against illegal camping in the Parkway and the best place to keep abreast of what they are dealing with is the Facebook page American River Parkway Woodlake … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety

Shootings Near Parkway

The story is from the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. One man is dead after being shot on a bike trail bridge, one of two unrelated shootings that happened within minutes of each other Friday night near the American River Parkway, … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety

Parkway Clean-Up

According to this story from the Sacramento Bee, some serious progress is being made as a result of the new money put into getting the homeless who are illegally camping in the parkway out of there and situated in a … Continue reading

Posted in History, Homelessness, Public Safety

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

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Fires Starting in Homeless Camps

Homeless camp fires that spark larger fires pose a real danger in our Parkway; and also around the state, as this editorial from the San Francisco Chronicle reports. An excerpt. The fire that closed a San Jose street for two hours … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Non Enforcement of Laws Encourages Law Breaking

This is a fairly simple common sense statement, but caught in the briar patch of political correctness and missing-the-point narrative of “You can’t arrest yourself out of homelessness.” , local leadership has forgotten it, as this story from the Sacramento Bee … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety