OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Homeless rights advocates are expressing their anger over the Union Pacific Railroad's decision to evict people from a large homeless camp in East Oakland.
The bulldozers moved in Tuesday to tear down the tent city. Dozens of people were living in what's called the "tracks" between 83rd and 85th avenues on San Leandro Street
Critics call the eviction both heartless and illegal, but a Union Pacific spokesman says the eviction is for safety reasons.
The spokesman told us Union Pacific gave the homeless people a full week's notice.