First they tore down the shades over picnic tables, once a favorite gathering spot for the homeless. Now, city officials are impounding bicycles found outside of bike racks.
And later this month, they expect to pass a law that would allow police to confiscate backpacks and other belongings left unattended on public property.
As the city grapples with its homeless people, city leaders are rolling out laws intended to make Costa Mesa less comfortable for them, especially people from outside the city limits. They are trying to satisfy residents who complain that the homeless overrun public spaces and make it uncomfortable to bring a family to parks or libraries.
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