HANGTOWN HAVEN board member Don Vanderkar comforts Becky Nylander, one of the many Hangtown Haven residents forced to pack their belongings and move to a new location Friday, Nov. 15. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins


Hangtown Haven camp broken down: Residents scatter

By From page A1 | November 18, 2013

On the chilly morning of Nov. 15, Hangtown Haven in Placerville was broken down — personal effects packed, tents taken down and residents shipped off to new destinations with tears and an air of quiet, somber optimism. On Tuesday, 24 residents lived at the camp. Friday had about 20. Saturday would have zero.

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