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Bill that would provide overnight parking for homeless community college students pushed to next legislative session

Original post made on Sep 4, 2019

The author of legislation that would require California community colleges to open their parking lots overnight to homeless students has delayed the bill's vote in response to amendments he said watered down its purpose.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 4:48 PM

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Posted by Neighbor
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Sep 4, 2019 at 2:50 pm

These students are under great stress trying to succeed academically, without stable housing. They are trying, through their education, to better themselves and their community as well. I think the "not within 250' of a school" is extremely insulting to them. Please don't taint these students with the same negatives we do see in some of the quite different population of car/RV dwellers we see on the streets of surrounding cities!

Posted by Gary
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Sep 4, 2019 at 3:09 pm

Gary is a registered user.

The college districts objected that they would need more money for security and other costs of turning community college campuses into vehicle-living places for all enrollees. What times would they come and go? All times?

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