Category Archives: 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

Arresting Illegal Parkway Campers Will Stop It

The title of this article in the Sacramento Bee is “Sacramento County can’t arrest its way out of homelessness”; but the conclusions drawn are wrong, as arresting illegal campers in the Parkway will stop the illegal camping there. Too often, homeless advocacy … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness, Public Safety

Slobe on the Parkway

Excellent piece from Channel 13 on the Parkway with comments from Bob Slobe. Little history, it was meeting Bob Slobe and hearing for the first time, in 2003—when I was serving a term as president of the American River Natural … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, History, Homelessness, Public Safety

Cleaning up the Parkway

The title of this article in the Sacramento Bee is Will cleaning up the American River Parkway send more homeless people into the suburbs?  Of course it will, and that is why the city/county needs to adopt a model that … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Government, Homelessness, Public Safety