Category Archives: Public Safety

Health Warning from Homeless Camping

The deadly situation in Riverside County, as reported by the California Globe, is similar to what is happening in the American River Parkway due to homeless camping, An excerpt. “Fear of the deadly Shigella bacteria has prompted health officials in … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Safety on Public Transit

As Sacramento struggles to make its light rail safe and clean for the public, these ideas expressed in this City Journal article would be good to note. An excerpt. Three months ago, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system that … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety, Transportation

Update on Boise Case

This is the Ninth Circuit case that said that if cities do not have enough shelters to house all of the homeless in their area then the homeless have the right to camp in public spaces. This update from City … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Politics, 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