Category Archives: Public Safety

Homeless Warrants Served in Parkway

Many were arrested in this sweep of Parkway homeless encampments, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. Considering the large homeless population camping in the Parkway, we hope the sweeps increase in frequency. An excerpt. A few dozen park rangers and … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Homeless & Levees, Best Article Yet

From the Daily Mail, this is the best compilation yet of print and photos of this very scary situation. An excerpt. Homeless encampments along the Sacramento [and American] river are damaging flood levees and could be putting more than 100,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

City Calls For More Talk, Talk

Though talking can be good, the immediate problem is obvious, as this story from CBS 13 reports, so clearing camps from the levees seems simple enough, just requiring the political will to do so. An excerpt. SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — In … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Homelessness, Public Safety

New Scale to Rate Atmospheric Rivers

This post from the American Meteorological Society’s blog will be of prime importance to the Western states; and this story from the Sacramento Bee notes one possibly coming here soon: https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article226017515.html An excerpt from the American Meteorological Society’s blog story. … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety, Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

Sacramento Continues Struggling with Homelessness

A reminder that the biggest problem facing the Parkway is the devastation caused by illegal camping by the homeless, as well as the related public safety issues Parkway adjacent neighborhoods have to contend with, so this article from the Sacramento … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

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

Posted in Government, Homelessness, Public Safety

Parkway Fire

According to this story from the Sacrament Bee, (clearly related to the previous blog post)  the Two Alarm fire broke out at Mile Marker 3, right in the center of the primary homeless illegal camping area, Saturday October 6. An excerpt. … Continue reading

Posted in Parkway Fires, Public Safety