Many of the homeless evicted from San Jose’s “Jungle” encampment last week have begun moving to a new area in the city. Tents and tarps are seen in a wooded area along Tully Road as some are claiming a new stretch of Coyote Creek as home, at least for now.
10-Year-Old Who Lived In The Jungle Homeless Encampment In San Jose – ‘Leave Us Alone And Let Us Stay’
Arbelia Noah has been living with her mother during the day at “The Jungle” and calls the decision to force them to move “messed up.”
Friday morning’s storm kept San Jose firefighters and police busy as people, who found themselves trapped in rising waters, needed to be rescued.
Firefighters contained a fire in heavy brush near Coyote Creek Thursday afternoon, a fire captain said.
This after city officials cleared the space near Coyote Creek on Tuesday.
Kelley Park was cleared of trash and debris as it has been site of a homeless encampment for years.
Residents in some areas of San Jose are concerned as they say squatters have become increasingly bold.
A new program meant to help clean San Jose’s polluted Coyote Creek by eliminating trash from homeless encampments and other sources would employ some homeless people and help them find housing.