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Underneath and alongside the American River Bike Trail sit several scattered tents and makeshift shelters that the people living outdoors in Sacramento call home.

Some have lived outdoors a few years, some for more than a decade. All make up the nearly 10,000 homeless individuals who live in Sacramento County, more than two thirds of whom live unsheltered, according to most recent data.

While sitting near the bike trail, Art Clemons, who is Black, said the city has helped him with a tent and clothes but that when help arrives, they are accompanied by police.

Read the full article by Robert J. Hansen at The Sacramento Observer