Friday, September 15, 2017

Anaheim's emergency declaration sets stage for removal of huge homeless encampment

By LA Times, Sep. 14, 2017

Along the Santa Ana River in the shadow of Disneyland and Anaheim Stadium, scores of homeless people young and old have set up makeshift encampments of tarps and tents.

They have swelled in recent month and become the latest symbol of Orange County’s worsening homeless problem.

“Many times, things appear hopeless because we have nothing — not even restrooms,” said Tammy Schuler, 41, who shares her cluttered tarp-covered plot on the trail with her boyfriend and younger brother. “We trade and try to help each other. We have no choice.”

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