Alan Watne, a Hemet resident and AB109 probationer, was arrested in Murrieta on June 19 on multiple charges.

Photo courtesy of Julie EarlJulie Earl holds her adopted son, Nathan, for the first time, shortly after his birth. His biological mother was a homeless woman. ■ By Julie Earl / Contributed There are so many rumors and speculations about the homeless, and it breaks my heart to hear all the negatives without knowing their story and/or having solid facts. Prior to August 2015 I had seen the homeless, helped a few in colder weather by providing sleeping bags and food, but I never judged any of them. Instead, I wondered how they might have gotten to where they were and how they could get back on their feet. I never

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