With the city’s population growing some are concerned the idea of homeless congregating around fast-food restaurants is growing with it.
Lawrence Park is a popular rest area for Lodi’s homeless, but next door to the park, volunteers like Theresa Bromme at the Lodi Eagles say the transients stay too long waiting for their next meal.
Our drought could soon be drying up local food banks. . The Elk Grove and Sacramento food banks are feeling the ripple effects of the drought with less fresh produce available to feed hungry families.
Two area schools teamed up to fix broken bicycles for the annual bike day at Sacramento’s Loaves and Fishes.
A Yuba County police dog is recovering after getting stabbed during a chase.
The archdiocese took down the sprinklers after a barrage of criticism because the system installed at St. Mary’s Cathedral was drenching homeless people at night.
Police in Turlock are looking for a missing man who is considered to possibly be at-risk.
A local non-profit called Create Now brings thousands of children in need to cultural events like free concerts and plays.
Neighbors say they’re having lots of trouble with homeless in the area. What’s interesting is police took a report of shots fired around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Responding officers found no evidence of a shooting. The body was discovered on Thursday.
The issue has plagued areas like one near Arden Fair mall where drivers encounter people holding signs, begging for money, and some don’t take no for an answer.
Lodi business owners told city hall they’ve seen a significant number of homeless coming through their alleyways, and they say the crimes they are witnessing have them too afraid to approach the homeless themselves.
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.