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Deputies move to clear major homeless camp in Orange County

ANAHEIM — Orange County authorities on Monday went tent to tent telling the homeless living in a 2-mile-long encampment that the large riverbed community some have called home for years is being closed down. Sheriff’s deputies called out to tent dwellers on the dusty trail designed for biking and jogging, letting them know county workers will haul their trash, store personal belongings and provide transportation to area shelters. “We’re basically informing all these folks, hey, you should have been gone by now,” said Sgt. Shannon Parker after speaking with two homeless men who said they did not know where they would go. “It’s a work in progress.

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