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2014/10/23 13:58
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The California prison system has agreed to settle a long-running civil rights lawsuit by ending race-based lockdowns of inmates, court records show. The 21-page stipulated settlement, which has not...
2014/10/23 13:58
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2014/10/17 20:06
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California voters are being asked to lighten criminal penalties for low-level drug possession and nonviolent thefts such as shoplifting, to help ease crowding in the state’s prisons. Proposition 47,...
2014/10/17 07:58
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Christopher Bisbano leaps onto the stage and his body transforms: He cries out for his true love, and then contorts his face into a droopy pout as the audience bellows with laughter. "I loooooove...
2014/10/16 06:02
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NORCO, Calif. (AP) — Christopher Bisbano leaps onto the stage and his body transforms: He cries out for his true love, and then contorts his face into a droopy pout as the audience bellows with...
2014/10/15 20:14
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A Shasta County, California, atheist who charged that his civil rights were violated when he was sent back to prison for protesting a religious drug-treatment program while on parole was recently...
2014/10/15 01:58
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A Shasta County atheist whose parole agent required him to participate in a religious-oriented drug treatment program has settled his lawsuit against the state and a rehabilitation contractor for...
2014/10/15 00:58
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A Roseville woman, who police say became acquainted with an inmate through a pen-pal program, has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs into San Quentin State Prison to be sold to...
2014/10/12 04:33
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A crusading civil rights attorney and a registered sex offender have partnered in a legal battle that has prompted dozens of California cities to repeal or revise what the pair believe are...
2014/10/11 19:53
2014/10/11 19:53
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At-risk youth in the United States are being locked up without a key. The city streets are always churning out new opportunities to ruin the life of a kid living in tough circumstances. Many...
2014/10/10 00:15
2014/10/10 00:15
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state prison guard was among five people arrested following an eight-month investigation into marijuana cultivation activities in Sacramento. The Sacramento Bee reports...
2014/10/09 13:58
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Good morning. Here’s what you need to know today: Some cooling: A six-day string of high temperatures in the mid-90s is likely to be snapped today with the National Weather Service forecasting slight...
2014/10/09 13:57
2014/10/09 13:57
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In 2010, Jose Antonio Medina Arreguin, also known as Don Pepe, was arrested on charges of smuggling approximately 440 pounds of heroin a month into California with his main destination being Ventura...
2014/10/07 16:43
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LAKE COUNTY >> Following a 2011 Supreme Court order to reduce California's prison population, the state is making a second attempt to cut its incarceration rate with Proposition 47, an...
2014/10/06 17:58
2014/10/06 17:58
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Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers From the notebook: Read court's discrimination case ruling against California's prison system This weekend Sacramento Bee story hit the...
2014/10/03 20:25
2014/10/03 20:25
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An appeals court has affirmed a nearly $1 million racial discrimination award to a former California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation psychologist. The former...
2014/10/03 04:57
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The head of California's prison system stood among a group of men in orange jumpsuits last week talking about math. Jeffrey A. Beard joined the 20 or so men who were studying in the Five Keys charter...
2014/10/03 03:06
2014/10/03 03:06
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SALINAS >> A man is facing a life sentence in prison after he pleaded guilty to stabbing a 57-year-old man to death, the Monterey County District Attorney's Office said Thursday. Salinas...
2014/10/03 02:07
2014/10/03 02:07
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SAN DIEGO - A disabled parolee who disappeared from the East County convalescent home where he was staying was being sought Thursday. Ronald Virgil Taylor, 50, disappeared Wednesday afternoon,...
2014/10/02 18:16
2014/10/02 18:16
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With a prison population spread across 35 separate facilities, it’s difficult under the best of circumstances to keep track of inmates’ whereabouts, not to mention their appointments, special...
2014/10/02 02:24
2014/10/02 02:24
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Criminal defendants in California won't be able to use victims' sexual orientation or gender identity to help fight charges, and death certificates have to reflect people's lived gender identity now...
2014/10/23 13:58
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