Food Not Bombs

Erika Mahoney

It’s been a week since bulldozers and workers in hazmat suits finished clearing out a large homeless camp in Santa Cruz. It was home to over 100 people since November. 

Now, the densely-packed tents are gone. All that’s left is a barren dirt lot. But, Santa Cruz’s homeless problem hasn’t gone away.

Erika Mahoney

Eviction notices have been posted at the homeless camp behind Gateway Plaza in Santa Cruz. This comes after a federal judge says the city can move forward with its cleanup plans.