In this Sept. 1, 2016 photo, "Mohawk" Craig Alexenko sits on top of refuse cleared out of a homeless encampment along the Springwater Corridor during a police sweep in southeast Portland, Ore. The city of Portland has declared a "homeless emergency" as skyrocketing rents, an affordable housing shortage and a lack of shelter beds has led to encampments all across the city, including the one where Alexenko has been living. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
There will be a meeting tonight regarding Santa Rosa’s largest emcampment of homeless people. It’s called Homeless Hill at the intersection of Farmers Lane and Bennett Valley Road, where many of Santa Rosa’s 16-hundred homeless live. City leaders will be there and the public is invited. The issues of health, safety and fire issues will be discussed. The public is invited tonight at 6pm at the Congregation Shomrei Torah on Bennett Valley Road.