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Counties Tell Brown They Need Money For Realignment Law

Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly visited 10 California counties this year to see how they are faring under his three-year-old realignment law, which dramatically altered the state’s criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.

04/19/2014

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Report: Inmate Violence Spikes At LA County Jails

Violence among inmates at jails in Los Angeles County and across California has soared since the start of a statewide prison alignment plan, according to a new report.

11/29/2013

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Questions Of Parolee Supervision Persist In State’s Prison Realignment Program

Los Angeles police are helping oversee paroled felons released under the state’s controversial prison realignment program, without the supervision of the state’s parole department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2013

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Calif. Inmates Transferred To Firefighting Camps Under Realignment Plan

Nearly two dozen California prison inmates were set to be transferred Wednesday from a state detention center to a civilian firefighting camp.

11/06/2013

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Calif. Counties Seek To Reduce Re-Offense Rate

California’s 58 counties are grappling with the best way to cut the re-offense rate for former state prisoners who are now being released to the counties for local supervision.

08/25/2013

(CBS)

Bill Aimed At Mandatory Felony For Parolees Who Cut Off GPS Bracelet

A Southland lawmaker said Monday new data supports his efforts in Sacramento to crack down on parolees who remove GPS-ankle bracelets.

02/11/2013

Mayor John Solis of La Puente (CBS)

La Puente Mayor Blames Prison Realignment For Surge In Violent Crime

Mayor John Solis says a federal mandate to cut the inmate population in California prisons is to blame for a sharp jump in crimes in La Puente.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/12/2012

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Astros To Join Angels In AL West?

As Major League Baseball continues to discuss possible realignment, one idea that has come up is going to a league with 15 teams per league, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney.

06/12/2011

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