Category Archives: Public Safety

The Once Great City

So sad what is happening to the City; and this article from City Journal reports on the current results. An excerpt. “On January 8, London Breed, San Francisco’s mayor, was sworn in for her first full term. House Speaker Nancy … Continue reading

Posted in History, Homelessness, Public Safety

The Virus & Inductive Reasoning

This article from City Journal shows the connection. An excerpt. “The Covid-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the struggle to find effective treatments and cures. When most people speak of the science of medicine, they are referring to a process … Continue reading

Posted in History, Public Safety

Dangerous Parks Reduce Home Value

Common sense right; think of the Parkway’s skid row area—from Discovery Park to Cal Expo—as you read this excerpt from the Crime & Consequences blog. An excerpt. “Very often we hear economic arguments being made against effective law enforcement. We … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

San Francisco’s Response to Virus

Let’s hope this strategy, as reported in this article from City Journal, doesn’t become the norm in California, But sadly, it might be. An excerpt. “An odd pattern has emerged in San Francisco as the city responds to the Covid-19 … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Politics, Public Safety

Question Authority

One of the few good sayings to come out of the sixties and this is an excellent, provocative, article about the information too often being used to deal with the virus by Victor Davis Hanson, one of America’s most treasured … Continue reading

Posted in History, Politics, Public Safety

Treating the Homeless, Vigorously

Compassion, common sense, and public safety dictate we need to be much more vigorous in our treatment of the severely mentally ill homeless—many of whom live in the Parkway, some for many years—to the point of forcing them into treatment. … Continue reading

Posted in History, Homelessness, Politics, Public Safety

Sacramento Levee Improvements

Always good to read about these, News Story from the Army Corps of Engineers. News Story. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $64 million construction contract on February 14 to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety, Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

Homeless Campfires & Public Safety

They are occurring too close to homes and it is a sad story from KCRA Channel 3 that there has been—up to this point—no response either to KCRA or to the homeowner affected. The KCRA Story “Homeless camp catches fire … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Homelessness & Public Safety, California Waking Up?

Let’s hope so—as the state has proven to be a national trend setter for decades—and this recent poll from the California Chamber says maybe. An excerpt. “California voters are anxious. “Reports of steady growth and low unemployment cheer political leaders, … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Homeless in San Francisco, Follow Up

This is a much more detailed article from City Journal than the one posted Friday from the Wall Street Journal. It is so sad what is happening to our once lovely City by the Bay. An excerpt. “Everyone’s on drugs … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety