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Guy Swanger

Inmates at Chino State Prison walk the hallway on December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to hear arguments to appeal a federal court's ruling last year that the California state prison system would have to release 40,000 prisoners to cope with overcrowding so severe that it violated their human rights. More than 144,000 inmates are currently incarcerated in prisons that were designed to hold about 80,000. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Concord Police Chief: Prison Realignment Linked To Increase In Crime

An East Bay police chief says he believes there is a connection between California’s prison realignment policy and an increase in crime in his city.

06/16/2014

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Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing Prohibited In Concord

Outdoor medical marijuana cultivation is no longer permitted in the city of Concord after complaints about growers. Their operations must now be moved indoors.

06/19/2013

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Concord Cop Charged With Domestic Abuse

A Concord police officer is facing two felony charges in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident that occurred last month, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.

CBS San Francisco–03/20/2012

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