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March 1, 2018

San Diego has jobs for homeless people

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Homeless people in San Diego are being offered jobs to pick up trash, pull weeds and clear brush as the city wrestles with one of the worst homeless problems in the country.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer said the effort that started Monday will restore people's dignity by paying them $11.50 an hour. A dozen U.S. cities have similar programs.

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