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Homeless can sleep in Laguna Beach

June 26, 2009 5:51:39 AM PDT
The city of Laguna Beach has agreed on a lawsuit settlement that decriminalizes homelessness in the upscale beach community, according to lawyers and advocates.Under the agreement, police will not be able to cite or arrest people solely for sleeping in public places.

The lawsuit was filed in December.

An estimated 70 homeless people are living in Laguna Beach.

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