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Court: Cities Can't Prosecute People For Sleeping On Streets

September 5, 2018 |

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on the streets if they have nowhere else to go.

David Wagner/KPCC

California Dream

Thousands Of Californians Are Working While Homeless, And Many Don't Want Their Boss To Know

September 4, 2018 |

California doesn’t define homelessness as a protected class in the workplace.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Lessons Learned At Sacramento’s New Homeless Triage Shelter

June 28, 2018 |

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.

Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Dante Pelayo Shares Divine Poetics From The Intersection In Oak Park

June 28, 2018 |

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

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Rural Areas Have Different Issues Dealing With Homelessness

June 28, 2018 |

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.

File / Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Insight With Beth Ruyak

PolitiFact CA: Myths About Homelessness

June 28, 2018 |

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

Healthforce Center at the University of California, San Francisco / Courtesy

Health Care

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

February 16, 2018 |

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.

William Chen / Flickr

Davis Considers Aggressive Conduct, Panhandling Ban

January 9, 2018 |

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.

Chris Remington / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento City And County Working Together On Homeless Issues

November 9, 2017 |

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.

Nick Ares / Flickr

Placer County's Whole Person Care Program Opens First Home

November 8, 2017 |

Tuesday is move-in day for some homeless people in Auburn who are transitioning into permanent housing, part of the Whole Person Care program. Placer was one of the first counties selected to take part in the five-year pilot project.

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