Posts Tagged ‘March 2017’
Donald Lewis: Bike renovator, handyman and Loaves & Fishes volunteer
Donald Lewis delights in bringing new life to objects that are in disrepair. He volunteers at Friendship Park on Wednesday and Friday, the Loaves & Fishes maintenance shed on Tuesday and Thursday and then Tuesday and Thursday evening and Saturday afternoon at the Bicycle Kitchen. Donald has refurbished his 1970’s era, 9 foot chopper cruiser…Read More
Wally's 74th birthday heralds a reunion
On March 21st, 2017, Wally Stoves, a regular at Friendship Park, turned 74 years old. His former coworkers, Andy Smillick and Bob Taylor came to the park to celebrate his birthday with a cake in tow. Wally has been experiencing homelessness for the past 25 years and this was the first time they connected since…Read More
Stark Contrast – Which city is better served by its columnist?
I am so saddened by the lack of compassion in Marcos Breton’s Sunday column: The price downtown Sacramento is paying for Mayor Steinberg’s homeless crusade Contrast it with Steve Lopez’s column in the Los Angeles Times a day later: A true L.A. hero: For people dying on L.A. streets, he offers help, and he won’t take no…Read More