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Homeless Shelter Gets Increased Capacity

More homeless people will get to spend the cold nights indoors, thanks to the Grass Valley City Council. At a special meeting yesterday (Monday), the council approved a temporary increase for Hospitality House…

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Hospitality House Development Director Joanna Robinson says city staff recommended only allowing the increase if the weather was colder than 28 degrees, but the council stepped up and went with 40…

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Robinson says the increase goes into effect immediately, and they’ll put mats on the floor of the dining room to allow for the extra people. Robinson also says the shelter, known as Utah’s Place, has been at capacity every night.

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