The Pioneer

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Homeless encampments populate Hayward

Homeless encampments populate Hayward

Shoib Ahmadzai,
Contributor

October 19, 2017

Two frustrated Hayward residents at a city council meeting sought action regarding the trespassing, vandalism, litter, and defecation from the homeless and mentally ill people camping in areas of the city. "We realized it wasn't a one-person problem, it was a problem for all of us," said JoAnn Cola...

Residents migrate away from Jungle

Residents migrate away from Jungle

Vanessa Pineda,
Contributor

June 9, 2016

The Jungle was a homeless encampment in San Jose over a year and a half ago. My mom, who is a homeless addict, used to live there before it was swept out and closed. The Jungle was once filled with people, tents, grocery carts, tarps, bags, blankets, chairs, buckets, bikes and hundreds of miscellane...

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