Associated Press file
In this Nov. 8 photo, a boy plays as the sun sets over donated tents for homeless families lined up on a parking lot in the city-sanctioned encampment in San Diego. A parking lot in San Diego's famed Balboa Park has acted for the past two months as an unusual triage center. Scores of tents, mobile medical units, portable toilets
SAN DIEGO — Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot.