San Jose city police and crews moved in to clean up and shut down the homeless camp known as the “Jungle” Thursday, but now it looks like they have another problem on their hands.
As city police and crews are working to wipe Silicon Valley’s largest homeless camp off the map, one anonymous person intends to keep it on another.
While the homeless residents that lived in “the Jungle” and their advocates are unhappy with their eviction from the makeshift encampment, many nearby residents and businesses are expressing relief that the city of San Jose is finally shutting down what they say is a constant source of blight and pollution.
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.”
Dismantling began Thursday morning at “The Jungle,” a large homeless encampment along San Jose’s Coyote Creek.
Wednesday was move-out day for many of the more than 200 residents of “The Jungle” a massive homeless encampment near downtown San Jose, after the city served a 72-hour notice to vacate the premises.
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City officials in San Jose have began posting 72-hour notices about the closure of “The Jungle”, a homeless encampment where about 200 people reside. About 50 have agreed to leave and are said to be transitioned into housing.
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