Homeless in the heart of booming Silicon Valley, a woman seeks to escape the Jungle

  • by: MARTHA MENDOZA , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 5, 2014 - 11:25 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. — She's a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, heavy bags slung over her shoulders as she nervously urges on two friends shoving her overloaded shopping cart up a dirt slope. Maria Esther Salazar has been either homeless, in jail, or squatting at someone else's house for 30 years.

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