City, sheriff clean out homeless camp

Photo by Melanie Lee/The Hemet ScoopA makeshift home that was discovered during a cleanup project of a homeless encampment along Lake Street in Hemet on March 9, 2018. Several homes like this were found, including some that appeared to be dug into the edge of the embankment. ■ Olivia Gildea / Reporter A homeless encampment near East Florida Avenue and Lake Street has been disbanded and cleaned out by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and Code Enforcement. Workers onsite spent several hours Friday, March 9, removing trash and items like toys, books, children’s clothing and makeshift furniture. Several makeshift homes were discovered and destroyed, including homes that appeared to have been

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