Category Archives: 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

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