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No more inmates sent to county as state works to lower prison populations

REGION — Thanks to recent legislation, San Diego County will not receive additional inmates as the state is forced to further reduce its prison populations by the thousands by early next year.

County juggles overcrowded jails, other hurdles in year two of prison realignment

County juggles overcrowded jails, other hurdles in year two of prison realignment

REGION — “It’s sobering to see where we are two years after the implementation of this,” said County Board of Supervisors Chair Greg Cox about the implementation of the state’s Public Safety Realignment.

Rejected spending and the prisoner crisis

For every action, goes the law of both physics and politics, there is a reaction, a consequence.

Finding life after jail

Finding life after jail

REGION — With tears streaming from her eyes, Amber Macias read a letter she wrote to her eldest daughter aloud to the group.

Board OKs additional funding for center

REGION — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved over $2.5 million in additional annual funds to expand a job center providing services for realignment offenders at its meeting on July 16.