County public safety departments in Contra Costa have managed to narrowly avoid layoffs in the fifth consecutive year of budget reductions, but this may be short lived.
The Solano County Sheriff expects an influx of about 400 new inmates in local jails over the next three years under a new law that requires county facilities to house low-level state prison inmates.
The NCAA has placed the California men’s basketball program on two years probation for making more than 300 impermissible recruiting phone calls.
A Santa Rosa man was sentenced to three years in prison for his 19th DUI Thursday morning after he was found to be in violation of his probation by having alcohol in his house last month.
The Sonoma County DUI Task Force made 23 DUI-related arrests since Friday, including the arrest of a 19-time DUI suspect, according to the Petaluma Police Department.
A woman who pleaded no contest to slashing her boyfriend with a broken wine bottle was sentenced to probation in San Mateo County Superior Court on Friday.
Petaluma police on Wednesday arrested a man with four prior DUI arrests on suspicion of driving under the influence with his 12-year-old daughter in the car, a police sergeant said Thursday.
Lindsay Lohan has failed a court-ordered drug and alcohol screening test and could face a probation violation that might throw her back in jail.