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Lessons Learned At Sacramento’s New Homeless Triage Shelter

June 28, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

There are about 2,000 people who sleep outside every night in Sacramento County. A new triage shelter between Del Paso Boulevard and the American River has provided a look at what's possible when caregivers are allowed time and resources to help.

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Dante Pelayo Shares Divine Poetics From The Intersection In Oak Park

June 28, 2018 | Cody Drabble

Poet Danté Péläyō shares his experience living in men's shelters and running a pop up book shop in Oak Park.

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Rural Areas Have Different Issues Dealing With Homelessness

June 28, 2018 | Cody Drabble

Homelessness doesn’t just happen in the city. We look at how one rural county — Amador — is responding to its own homelessness crisis in the foothills.

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PolitiFact CA: Myths About Homelessness

June 28, 2018 | Bert Johnson

PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols discusses some of the common stereotypes and myths about homelessness in California.

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California’s Mental Health Physician Shortage Is Bad, And Getting Worse, Study Finds

February 16, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

A new study from UC San Francisco shows that, if current trends continue, there will be 41 percent fewer psychiatrists than needed in California by 2028.

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Davis Considers Aggressive Conduct, Panhandling Ban

January 9, 2018 | Steve Milne

Nearly two months after Sacramento City Council members approved an ordinance cracking down on aggressive panhandling, the Davis City Council tonight will consider a similar proposal.

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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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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.

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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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