Tag Archives: homeless

Abuse of Homeless in Redding

  Our Eureka! A man with integrity called to warn me about a scam perpetrated on Redding’s homeless population.   Someone else, a person who apparently has very little value for other humans, posted a Craigslist advertisement in Redding stating Eureka … Continue reading

Posted in Community Policing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trimmigrants Needed

Trimmers not needed Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#GoFundBetty

There is a great deal of interest in reducing the homeless population here in Eureka. Reading posts in the LOCO and talking to people around town, it is obvious that people want solutions.  Now members of the business community created … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dog Gone It!

Many people, including my wife, like doges better than humans. Dogs love without prejudice or being judgmental.  They are loyal and faithful; all they ask for in return is a little affection and food.  They are often considered family.  Our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Payday for Parolees & Homeless

What does Eureka do with all of the prop 47 felons leaving prison and heading toward the streets? Most have – No job. No plan. No hope! That was until Miles Slattery and his team of innovators began Pathway to Paychecks. Pathway to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Homeless in Eureka: An Update

Last week at Eureka City Council, Captain Steve Watson presented the attached Power Point presentation as an update to Council.  Excellent job by Captain Watson and the men and women of EPD as they work hard at showing compassion, yet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Focused Deterence: A Local Future

The common thought by criminal justice academics, as well as rank and file police officers and community members, was the longer the sentence the more of a deterrent sentencing was to the criminal. In other words, lengthy sentences deter crime. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weary Not…

Weary not in doing good, as an old Hebrew Proverb says, but it’s tough to remember day after day when you are dealing with difficult populations such as an entrenched homeless population. EPD, Park and Recreation and other City staff … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Measure Z…Funded!

Last night the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved the Measure Z committee recommendation to fund EPD’s MIST program. The BOS approved $400,000 to prove concept and then make it portable for neighboring cities. This proposal is based on data … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Operation Helping Hands

Putting compassion at the forefront of community efforts Over the past months EPD along with multiple city departments have worked with community partners to solve homeless problems behind the mall. We recognize it is the highest priority for the Eureka … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment