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Caltrans clears homeless camps every day. Here’s what they look like inside By November 28, 2018 08:44 PM California’s homeless crisis is playing out on the state’s highways, where Caltrans is clearing dozens of camps every day. Here's the scene inside a camp near a Berkeley freeway in November 2018. … [Read more...] about Caltrans clears homeless camps every day. Here’s what they look like inside
One blanket and one bag of clothes. That’s all that Denise Deer and her four children, ages 4 to 16, each held in their hands when they arrived at a homeless encampment in south Minneapolis. Together they found a patch of worn grass near another family and waited with trepidation as the skies darkened. “All I could think was, ‘What are we all doing here?’ ” Deer said. But that sense of foreboding would prove short-lived. Within minutes, volunteers with the street outreach group Natives Against Heroin (NAH) sprang into action, helping the family secure a spacious tent, sleeping bags, food and other provisions. Days later, a social worker identified a small apartment nearby that could house the family. “We never in our wildest dreams imagined this,” Deer said, as volunteers dropped off bowls of chili and fry bread to her tent on a recent Saturday. The Deer family’s experience reflects the unusual approach that Minneapolis city … [Read more...] about At a growing Minneapolis homeless camp, a glimmer of hope for struggling families
0 View Comments The City Council work session is happening now. You can follow along on Twitter for the latest updates on:Urban deer population For months now, city leaders have debated the merits of an urban hunting program and other ways to address the overpopulation issue. In short about 20 deer live in every square mile of SW Colorado Springs. Two or three deer per square mile is typical for a healthy rural area. You can read more about the issue here. Ban on homeless camps near waterways Also, City Council will hear a pitch on how the city can more aggressively ticket people living alongside creeks and waterways, even when no alternative shelter exists. Calling that pitch a public health imperative to battle E. coli, trash and debris, city leaders will discuss the move as Colorado Springs faces increasing pressure from state public health regulators to improve the quality of its waterways. More on that here. Tweets by Conrad_Swanson … [Read more...] about Happening now: City Council work session to tackle overpopulation of urban deer and ban on homeless camping near waterways
By Letters To The Editor | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: September 14, 2018 at 7:21 am | UPDATED: September 14, 2018 at 7:23 am Evicting homeless inmodel camp a shame Re: “Tent village for homeless gets eviction notice” (Page A1, Sept. 12): What a shame for the city of San Jose, Santa Clara County and the State of California to declare eviction of this Hope Village organized privately with clean tents, portable toilets and garbage collection. This is a real model for a temporary homeless solution. Built on a long-empty parking lot which has not been in use for years, the land is Employment Development Department land. This department evidently had not thought to make use of the land until it saw something good being done with it. Michal LubinSan Jose Submit your letter to the editor via this formRead more Letters to the Editor … [Read more...] about Letter: Why evict homeless from Hope Village — a model homeless camp?