County Crackdown on Homeless Living Along Santa Ana River Trail Looms
Updated: Aug 18
The County of Orange will begin enforcing public hour restrictions on Friday for the Santa Ana River Trail that's turned into a lengthy stretch of homeless encampments spanning from Fountain Valley to Anaheim. Later in November, the county also plans to permanently shut down part of the trail in Fountain Valley, a move that ensures the displacement of at least 100 homeless people currently living there after already being pushed out months ago. The crackdown, announced yesterday, leaves the sizable encampment of about 400 homeless people by Angel Stadium alone for now, with a district court injunction still in effect.
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