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A judge ordered police to stop citing people living out of their cars. NBC 7's Steven Luke has more.
A federal judge has blocked San Diego from enforcing a municipal code outlawing living in vehicles, a win for disabled residents who have been ticketed and had their vehicles impounded because they are homeless.
“It is shocking to see these large reserves when we have a funding stream to address the crisis that Los Angeles and other jurisdictions are facing,” said Catherine Blakemore, executive director of Disability Rights California. Meanwhile, other news outlets report on efforts to tackle California's problems with homelessness.
A comprehensive federal class action lawsuit has been filed against both Sacramento County jails, it was announced Tuesday, charging the troubled facilities with “unconstitutional and illegal treatment of people” that has subjected “approximately 3,800 men and women…to dangerous, inhumane, and degrading conditions.”
Sacramento is teaming up with a Silicon Valley company to prepare the city for self-driving vehicles.
The city announced Wednesday it is partnering with Phantom Auto, a company that “enables a remote human operator to drive an autonomous vehicle,” the company said in a news release.
Charging that Sacramento County’s two jails confine inmates in “dangerous, inhumane and degrading conditions,” inmate advocates filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday against the county seeking wholesale changes in how the jail system is run.
Homeless RV owners wait for judge’s decision on citations
RV owners piled into federal court Thursday to ask a judge to stop the city from ticketing and impounding shelter vehicles.
A federal judge is considering a request to temporarily lift a ban against people living in vehicles as well as restrictions on the hours large vehicles can park on San Diego streets following a hearing Thursday.
Activists are fighting two San Diego laws they say discriminate against homeless people.
One of the laws prohibits parking RVs on city streets between 2 a.m., and 6 a.m. The other law prohibits people from living in their vehicles.