Loaves & Fishes is floating a plan to relocate and expand Friendship Park, where hundreds of homeless people receive meals and other services each day, on its property north of downtown Sacramento.

Shelter and housing for vulnerable seniors, domestic abuse victims and homeless people are Sacramento County’s most pressing social service needs, according to a new county report.
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Authorities in Placer County have in recent months stepped up enforcement against what they describe as a growing population of homeless campers in Auburn.
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Many of them took their final breaths alone and anonymously, in narrow alleys, empty fields or cold riverbeds.
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Social service agencies are gathering blankets, collecting coats and scrambling to find warm havens for hundreds of homeless people in the Sacramento area who face the prospect of sleeping outdoors in frigid temperatures this week.

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