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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento City And County Working Together On Homeless Issues

November 9, 2017 | Chris Remington

Sacramento County reached an agreement with the city to spend $44 million on a three-year plan to address homelessness. Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Supervisor Phil Serna discuss the connection with the city.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Senator Toni Atkins On Affordable Housing

September 26, 2017 | Cody Drabble

Senator Toni Atkins has been trying for almost a decade to pass permanent funding for affordable housing in California, and in the last week of the legislative session she sent S.B. 2 to Governor Brown's desk.

File / Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Hepatitis A Outbreak Among Homeless Has Sacramento Health Officials On Alert

September 25, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

San Diego, Los Angeles, and Santa Cruz are all seeing high Hepatitis A numbers, especially among the homeless.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Fighting Homelessness In Sacramento With A Cohesive Strategy

August 22, 2017 | Chris Remington

Leaders from the city of Sacramento and the county are joining faith organizations this Wednesday to develop a cohesive strategy for fighting homelessness in the region.

Amador High Cross Country Team Runs To Raise Money For Homeless Children

July 21, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

A northern California high school cross country team hopes to run 200 miles in 24 hours on Saturday to raise money for homeless children.

Food and Sustainability

Salvation Army Pilot Program Offers Job Skills In The Kitchen

May 25, 2017 | Julia Mitric

It's graduation time for seven culinary apprentices in Sacramento who might otherwise be homeless. They are the first class to graduate from a pilot job skills program for residents of the Salvation Army's homeless center.

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Food Trucks Serve Food To Homeless At Loaves And Fishes

May 22, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Thirteen vendors served meals to the homeless today as part of the annual "Food Truck Day" at Loaves and Fishes homeless sanctuary in Sacramento.

Sacramento May Soon Open Homeless Micro-Shelters

April 26, 2017 | Steve Milne

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg wants to make it easier for churches and community groups to shelter small groups of homeless people. City staff will report back in about a month with proposed changes to the city code allowing micro-shelters.

Sacramento Opens Three New Warming Shelters

March 13, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Three new warming centers in Sacramento have been full every night they've been open, according to the City of Sacramento. This is a result of a change in the city's policy allowing pets, partners and possessions.

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