News & Media

Important Events

The following are some special dates that related to the Homeless Shelter and its threat to the Children's Center and the families of Arden & Carmichael.

Sacramento City Council - Meeting

July 26th, 2022

The City, ignoring the desperate pleas of the public, voted to open the homeless shelter.

Sacramento County Town Hall

February 7th, 2022

The County Board of Supervisors held a meeting over the homeless shelter.

Sacramento City Council - Meeting

December 14th, 2021

The City attempted to create the homeless shelter, secretly, on consent calendar.

News Coverage

The Lawsuit

KCRA 3 - August 18, 2023

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CBS 13 - August 18, 2023

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California Globe - August 18, 2023

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Community Harmed

Fox 40: Safety Concerns Over Local Shelter - May 28, 2023

CapRadio - Residents say city ‘dumping’ homelessness solutions neighborhood - August 8, 2022

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CBS 13 - Interview with Doug Ose - July 18, 2022

The following is a story by Sacramento CBS 13 covering the community backlash over the City's attempt to put a homeless shelter next to at-risk children. The story features an interview with, and analysis by, Doug Ose. He represented Arden and Carmichael in the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005. Click here for the CBS webpage.

John McGinness -  KFBK Radio July 14, 2022

On Thursday, July 14th, John McGinness held a public forum on his KFBK radio show. Below are a few of the audio clips from the segment.

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Ron Jellison  
  A lifetime resident and advocate for Del Paso Park, he discusses the City's apathy towards the community, the park, and the inherit problems with locating a Homeless Shelter next to the Children's Receiving Home.  
  Local resident who works near the proposed homeless shelter. He discusses the City's failure to support the community, and the at-risk children at the Children's Receiving Home (including the horrible death of a little girl).  
  A local businessman who participates in Business Watch (an organization of local businesses that attempts to work with local authorities). He discusses that the County and City routinely ignore and dismiss their concerns.  
John McGinness  
  The host talks about Proposition 47 and its adverse affects on California.  

Downtown's Initial Plans

KCRA - Steinberg proposes 24/7 Shelter - July 1, 2022

Darrel Steinberg threatened to force the opening the 24-hour homeless shelter. Homeless will be located within feet of the Children's Receiving Home (which rescues children from environments plagued by drugs, alcohol, mental illness, and violence).

Click here to watch the KCRA story


CBS 13 News - February 2, 2022

February 2, 2022

Members of the Community held an emergency meeting on February 1st at the Horseman's Association. The City, deliberately, didn't warn he community about the homeless shelter. Fortunately, CBS News was there. Please click the picture to view the video.

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CapRadio - Sacramento Mayor Releases Plans To Shelter Homeless Residents At 20 Sites - August 5, 2021

This is an older story that announced about the City's master plan. It should be noted, that the current Homeless Shelter site wasn't on the plan. The article also points out that no centers are planned near the Mayor's home in the Pocket Area.

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Elected Officials Supporting the Children's Receiving Home

Councilmember Sean Loloee

" As far as my district, which is District 2, I am a strong 'no' on this site."
  Sean Loloee
Sacramento City Councilmember - District 2
Town Hall: Sacramento City Proposed Auburn Blvd Respite Center
February 7, 2022

Supervisor Rich Desmond

" And it seems like it's being contemplated as more of a permanent respite site... and I am adamantly opposed to that."
  Rich Desmond
Sacramento County Supervisor for District 3
Town Hall: Sacramento City Proposed Auburn Blvd Respite Center
February 7, 2022

Supervisor Phil Serna

" I've recently had a chance to, as recently as late last week, meet remotely with Children's Receiving Home representatives... and I think their concerns are very legitimate. But, they also have the overall concern of not knowing what it is."
Phil Serna
Sacramento County Supervisor for District 1
Town Hall: Sacramento City Proposed Auburn Blvd Respite Center
February 7, 2022