Homeless people evicted from land in Concord
Three homeless people have filed a lawsuit against the state after they were kicked off of public land in Concord. They had been living there for several months because they had nowhere else to go. They said they represent more than 150 people who are in the same situation.
"We stumbled on it. We liked it. We camped -- three weeks later they are putting signs up saying no camping here," said Wendell Ford, who is homeless. Ford, a registered sex offender, who found himself homeless after his release from prison, is one of five men who lived there.
While their camps are not clearly visible from Hazen Drive, the new signs posted by the state are........