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'Free Money And Free Land' For A Homeless Shelter In San Clemente. The Response? Meh.

Bob Adams (left) of the Rancho San Clemente Business Park and Fred Holgate (right) of the Emergency Shelter Coalition tour a 10-acre parcel that the business park wants to donate to open a homeless shelter, May 21, 2019.
Bob Adams (left) of the Rancho San Clemente Business Park and Fred Holgate (right) of the Emergency Shelter Coalition tour a 10-acre parcel that the business park wants to donate to open a homeless shelter, May 21, 2019.
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South Orange County is under pressure to increase shelter space for people experiencing homelessness. But leaders in the city of San Clemente seem unmoved by an offer of 10 acres and nearly $900,000 to build what would be the city's first homeless shelter.