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Homelessness disaster grips Santa Cruz, activates debatable tactic

Homelessness disaster grips Santa Cruz, activates debatable tactic

Politics
Riding into Santa Cruz on Freeway 1, it’s laborious to omit the brilliant yellow banner that exclaims: “Congratulations … 950 other folks housed!” It’s even tougher to omit the lengthy row of tents winding previous the banner and down the facet of the highway, a stark reminder of the various, many of us left to deal with. Santa Cruz is suffering with a homelessness disaster which, in percentage to its dimension, is extra excessive than that of primary Bay House towns together with Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco, the place the issue has drawn way more consideration. Now, Santa Cruz officers plan to prohibit daylight tenting all the way through the town, an competitive transfer that has many within the free-spirited seashore group up in hands. Johnna Isaacson advocates for the homele...