ACLU

Jails on the brink: County inmate populations balloon, pushing jails beyond capacity

Jails on the brink: County inmate populations balloon, pushing jails beyond capacity

REGION — Over two years after the implementation of California’s prison realignment, the adult inmate population in San Diego County’s jails is still rising, nudging the facilities closer to the brink of maximum capacity and sometimes beyond it.

Groups work to explain new Escondido voting districts

Groups work to explain new Escondido voting districts

ESCONDIDO — The North County ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) is urging Escondido locals to advocate for their community as the city prepares to draw voting boundaries for upcoming City Council elections.

Former Escondido Police Chief’s severance deal released

ESCONDIDO — Former Escondido Police Chief Jim Maher’s sealed severance package contained a $150,000 payment and strict confidentially rules prohibiting him from speaking about his sudden retirement and from participating in city affairs.