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Napa Becomes Latest CA County To End Jail Immigration Holds Without Probable Cause

The Napa County Department of Corrections is the latest California county to decide against detaining inmates past their release date for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless a court finds a probable cause to detain them.

06/06/2014

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Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Responds To ACLU’s Mandatory Pregnancy Test Lawsuit

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department is now responding to an American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU) lawsuit challenging its policy of mandatory pregnancy tests for all female detainees under the age of 60.

06/06/2014

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ACLU Sues To Stop Mandatory Pregnancy Tests In Alameda County Jails

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California filed a lawsuit Monday against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office over a policy requiring all women booked into Alameda County jails who are younger than 60 to submit to a pregnancy test.

06/03/2014

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San Francisco Joins Neighboring Counties In Suspending Undocumented Immigrant Jail Holds

San Francisco has stopped honoring detention requests for suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining most other Bay Area counties in suspending the controversial practice, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announced Thursday.

05/29/2014

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Alameda County Will No Longer Hold Undocumented Immigrants In Jail

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will no longer honor requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining a growing wave of backlash against the controversial policy.

05/22/2014

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Hayward Man Sentenced To 17-Years In Prison For Child Pornography

A Hayward man arrested with hundreds of sexually explicit photos of children on his cellphone will spend more than 17 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

05/21/2014

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SF Man Not Charged After Shooting, Killing Apartment Neighbor Who Mistakenly Tried To Enter Wrong Unit

A man arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing another man in a South of Market apartment building early Saturday morning was released from jail without charges Tuesday evening, according to a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

05/06/2014

Andrew Michael Nisbet, a golf instructor at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, is accused of sexually assaulting several boys. (Livermore Police Department)

Livermore Junior Golf Instructor Accused Of Molesting Students Reportedly Plotted To Kill Alleged Victims

32-year-old Andrew Nisbet, who is already facing dozens of charges pertaining to the alleged molestation of three teenage boys, attempted to hire a hit man to kill his victims, according to the district attorney’s office.

04/30/2014

Fremont Police Detention Facility Offers Pay Upgrade For Jail Stay

Napa County Jail Introduces Video Conferencing For Inmates

Inmate visitations at the Napa County Jail entered a new era on Monday with the introduction of a Skype-like video conferencing system aimed at increasing safety.

04/14/2014

Recycled aluminum cans are seen at the Norcal Waste recycling facility July 11, 2003 in San Francisco. The most modern recycling facility in the United States opened in March of 2003 and has the ability to sort and bail up to 2,100 tons of recyclables per day using an efficient combination of specialized equipment and hand sorting. Along with paper, plastic and glass, Norcal's newly opened construction materials sorting facility can sort wood, concrete and metal. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Recycling Fraud Leads To Jail Time For Oakland Man, 3 Washington Residents

An Oakland man is headed to jail for recycling fraud, according to CalRecycle, the state department charged with improving conservation through recycling and waste management.

04/08/2014

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