It’s been almost two months since Mark Anthony Green was homeless, living on the banks of the Sacramento River on and off for more than 20 years. He’s a different man today.
The pastor has already drummed up support from other community members, but he now wants to get the county on board to fix the area’s growing homeless problem.
On Dec. 4, homeless encampments became illegal in the city under Manteca’s Municipal Code. The city attorney can also prosecute people cited for public urination or defecation.
Police say that two teens have been arrested for allegedly attacking a Sonora homeless man.
The idea differs from Homeless Haven, a community built by activists as an experiment to keep the homeless population out of city parks. The tent city closed after more than a year in November 2013 after officials said it was too successful and attracted more homeless people to the area.
A local pastor has a new message to preach after spending 14 days sleeping on the streets of Sacramento.
A pastor for one of the largest congregations in the region is hitting the streets on a mission.
They say attempted break-ins and violence involving the homeless camping out behind their homes seem to be escalating.
Authorities will examine the torn clothing of a homeless man to determine whether a mountain lion mauled him at his Southern California encampment.
Neighbors say their Folsom streets have turned into a homeless hang out, and a ministry meant to help them is not helping.
A Modesto father humbly asked for help after a house fire left his family homeless. After CBS13 told the man’s story, viewers pitched in to save Christmas for him and his children.
Fire crews were able to save several homeless occupants staying in an abandoned south Sacramento building that caught fire early Saturday morning.