Crews clean up a homeless encampment known as The Jungle in December in San Jose. Flimsy tents and plywood shelters once housed more than 200 people in the heart of California’s wealthy Silicon Valley. Proposition 63, passed in 2004, was supposed to reduce the number of mentally ill homeless people on California’s streets, but 2,500 people are still homeless on any given night in Sacramento County.
Crews clean up a homeless encampment known as The Jungle in December in San Jose. Flimsy tents and plywood shelters once housed more than 200 people in the heart of California’s wealthy Silicon Valley. Proposition 63, passed in 2004, was supposed to reduce the number of mentally ill homeless people on California’s streets, but 2,500 people are still homeless on any given night in Sacramento County. Marcio Jose Sanchez The Associated Press
Crews clean up a homeless encampment known as The Jungle in December in San Jose. Flimsy tents and plywood shelters once housed more than 200 people in the heart of California’s wealthy Silicon Valley. Proposition 63, passed in 2004, was supposed to reduce the number of mentally ill homeless people on California’s streets, but 2,500 people are still homeless on any given night in Sacramento County. Marcio Jose Sanchez The Associated Press

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