Getting Answers: What Are Solutions To Fires Linked To Homeless Encampments In Sacramento?Sacramento County officials say the solution to fires linked to homeless encampments comes in two parts: education and action.
Residents Face New Fines For Illegal Fireworks In Sacramento To Help Protect City Against FiresSacramento County is threatening thousands of dollars in fines for anyone who uses illegal fireworks. The ordinance takes effect on June 24.
Vegetation Fire Near Cal Expo StoppedA vegetation fire was burning near Cal Expo along the Lower American River Parkway Friday evening, said the Sacramento Fire Department.
Park Rangers Crack Down On Barbecues Along American River Parkway To Reduce Fire RiskNew efforts are underway to prevent another devastating fire season along the American River Parkway in Sacramento.
Man Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Homeless Women Along American River ParkwayA homeless man who sexually assaulted three women at homeless encampments along the American River Parkway was convicted Monday of rape and other charges.
After Emma Roark Slaying, California Bill Aims To Remove Homeless Camps From American River ParkwayCalifornia lawmakers want to make it easier to remove homeless people along rivers and other open spaces after the body of 20-year-old Emma Roark was found close to some tents along the American River Parkway earlier this year.
Concerns Grow Over Illegal Camping In American River ParkwayThe American River Parkway Foundation demanded city and county leaders to intervene. It’s expecting a detailed plan by March on how to tackle the removal of illegal campers from the 23-mile-long nature and recreation area.
$12M In Improvements Coming To Lower American River ParkwayThe lower American River Parkway is getting about $12 million in state funding for significant public access improvements.
Firefighters Combat Vegetation Fire Along The Lower American River ParkwayThe Sacramento Fire Department said the flames were mostly put out and crews would remain on scene throughout the night to ensure full extinguishment. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
New Efforts Made To Protect American River Parkway From FiresOn Wednesday, Sacramento County supervisors approved spending more money to prevent blazes from breaking out—and the funding even includes purchasing some new eyes in the sky.
American River Parkway Suffers More Fire Damage Than Ever BeforeIt has already been an unprecedented fire season along the American River Parkway.