Councilman Steve Hansen, who represents Land Park at City Hall, is getting a lot of the calls regarding an increase in the homeless population at Land Park. He’s asked the city to fund more rangers to patrol the parks, but that request probably won’t be filled for months.
Councilman Steve Hansen, who represents Land Park at City Hall, is getting a lot of the calls regarding an increase in the homeless population at Land Park. He’s asked the city to fund more rangers to patrol the parks, but that request probably won’t be filled for months. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Councilman Steve Hansen, who represents Land Park at City Hall, is getting a lot of the calls regarding an increase in the homeless population at Land Park. He’s asked the city to fund more rangers to patrol the parks, but that request probably won’t be filled for months. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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Neighbors alarmed as homeless turn up in Land Park

March 04, 2016 05:00 AM

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