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Part 2. Lunch at Plaza Park – Where the Homeless Gather

by Jack As hoped, my next contact in the park was with Teri Dubose, the organizer for “Lunch in the Park.” Quite some time ago, Teri began to feel a little uneasy taking her lunch breaks in Plaza Park.  This … Continue reading

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Chico’s Homeless Population Grows

by Jack Right after WW2 the “greatest generation” was in their prime.  The nation was prosperous and strong .    The able bodied and sound of mind were expect to work, and it was just as natural to expect those who … Continue reading

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The Early Signs of Decline

by Jack Chico, like many other cities, is suffering from a very costly invasion.  What began as a mere trickle has grown into a full on flood of… “homeless.”  Latest estimates for the homeless population are in excess of 1,100. … Continue reading

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