Kathleen Walker stands with neighbor David Cuch beside a fire. "While it's dark and more dangerous at night here, having a pit bull and friends you can trust makes things a lot easier," said Walker.
Tom (last name withheld) stands outside his tent the morning Sacramento's tent city is shut down. "I've lived around this area with my wife for almost nine years," said Tom. "We like this way of life--the freedom-- I don't have to answer to the governmenet or worry about paying bills."