Brent Shirley, 52, plays with a dog inside a homeless encampment near the Bradley Overpass and Highway 140 at Kelly Avenue in Merced in January. Shirley had been at the encampment for the previous six months. The encampment was cleared in January.
Brent Shirley, 52, plays with a dog inside a homeless encampment near the Bradley Overpass and Highway 140 at Kelly Avenue in Merced in January. Shirley had been at the encampment for the previous six months. The encampment was cleared in January. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
Brent Shirley, 52, plays with a dog inside a homeless encampment near the Bradley Overpass and Highway 140 at Kelly Avenue in Merced in January. Shirley had been at the encampment for the previous six months. The encampment was cleared in January. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

Homelessness rises in Merced and surrounding county, report says

February 18, 2015 10:42 AM