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Criminal justice reform push losing momentum

Not only has it been a disappointing year for the lawmakers and civic leaders behind the recent push for sweeping reforms of California’s criminal justice system, their achievements are under harsh fire in Los Angeles County. Last December, Assemblyman Rob

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CA inmate reduction plan shuns out-of-state prisons, other options 11

May 9, 2013 By Katy Grimes You’ve heard of the Millionaire Next Door? Now meet the Criminal Next Door. In what appears to be a nod to the powerful prison guards union, California is shunning sending prison inmates to lower

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Steinberg pondering run for Sacto DA 5

April 22, 2013 By Katy Grimes The current buzz around the Capitol City is Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, will run for Sacramento District Attorney in 2014. Steinberg, 53, has worked as an Employee Rights Attorney for the California

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Prison realignment sparks crime spree 16

Jan. 3, 2013 By Troy Anderson In the early morning hours of Dec. 2, 2012, four people were found brutally shot and killed just outside an unlicensed boarding home in Northridge. Not long afterward, four suspects allegedly involved in the

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