Hector Amezcua/hamezcua@sacbee.com

Ralph James Alexander II, left, and Derrick McIntosh, right, collect books from a community area at Hangtown Haven a Placerville homeless encampment, a shelter that was forced to close by the City Council after it responded to complaints from neighbors about increases in crime on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2013. The camp is to be cleared Friday morning.

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