Tent City Cleaned Up Along Broadway
Dawn Hodson, Mt Democrat, June 20, 2012It was cleanup Wednesday as volunteers from the Community Resource Center cleared out abandoned homesites and trash left on the hillside between Broadway and Hwy. 50.
Amanda Weaver, a volunteer with CRC and one of those coordinating the cleanup said, "All this was left by earlier homeless people who have been living up here for 20 years. The newer generation didn't want to live like that. We're just removing all the garbage and abandoned sites and making it safe."
Armed with gloves and garbage bags, 15 volunteers hauled out four tons of mattresses, broken lawn chairs, rusty cans, blankets, golf clubs, and other trash. Helping were ...