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    Sacramento Councilman Steve Hansen has asked Mayor Darrell Steinberg and colleagues for more police officers downtown after two violent attacks involving homeless men. Kalvin Sledge, who is homeless, talks about life on the street, and meets resistance.

Sacramento Councilman Steve Hansen has asked Mayor Darrell Steinberg and colleagues for more police officers downtown after two violent attacks involving homeless men. Kalvin Sledge, who is homeless, talks about life on the street, and meets resistance. Renee C. Byer The Sacramento Bee
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Have Sacramento leaders lost their patience with the city’s homeless crisis?

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