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
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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June 29, 2017 11:39 AM

Have Sacramento leaders lost their patience with the city’s homeless crisis?

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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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