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NEVADA CITY (CBS13) - A police chief says he's found a one-of-a-kind way to manage a growing problem in his city, and it's putting the homeless on the hot seat.
A new law would give Nevada City the power to hand out permits to a small group of homeless, which would give them permission to sleep in public. While the new ordinance would give some homeless a place to stay, it would tell others, mostly the troublemakers and the criminals, to stay away.
"I come down here every fall," said Bob Barton, who chooses to be homeless in Nevada City.
For Barton, the new ordinance that would essentially identify law-abiding homeless and reward them is music to his ears.
"The goal is to start managing the homeless population within our city," said Chief James Wickham.

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2012...unique-method-to-control-homeless-population/
 
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