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Homeless Campers Claim Caltrans is Illegally Taking & Destroying their Belongings

homelessHomeless people who live underneath East Bay freeways have had their only possessions taken and thrown away. By who? Crews of Caltrans workers in an effort of “cleaning up” the streets. We speak to some of the homeless campers who have had their belongings confiscated by Caltrans along with homelessness advocates and a Caltrans representative. Then, an interview with Jason De Leon, author of “The Land of Open Graves.”

Guests:

Lisa “Tiny” Garcia, Homefulness and POOR Magazine

Osha Newman, Staff Attorney & Clinical Supervisor, East Bay Community Law Center

Bob Haus, Public Information Branch Chief, Branch A, Caltrans

 

  • dahszil

    what happened to brian edwards tiekert host of Up Front ? I hope he’s just on vacation. The temporary(i hope) host is fine but there is no one like brian as host of this show. please reply if any one knows. would be grateful

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