Activists Oppose LA County Jail Expansion, Call for Release of Prisoners Instead of More Prisons

From today’s segment on Uprising Radio: Feature Stories | Published 17 Jan 2012, 11:24 am | No Comments –  Print this Page | Listen to this segment | the entire program Based on a US Supreme Court decision in 2011 to uphold a ruling for California to reduce overcrowding in its prisons, twenty five counties … Read more

Gov. Jerry Brown plans $1 billion in prison cuts

Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Staff Writer Sunday, January 15, 2012 Lea Suzuki / The Chronicle The Vacaville California Medical Facility moves ahead with its new project while other prison construction plans have come to a stop under Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to cut spending. Images View All Images (5) Sacramento — Gov. Jerry Brown wants to … Read more