More than two dozen dogs and their handlers from around the state swept through two Northern California prisons Wednesday, searching for drugs and cell phones.
A man convicted of killing an Oakland 2-year-old almost a decade ago was at the center of a murder investigation inside Salinas Valley State Prison Tuesday.
By Debra J. Saunders, SF Gate
While running for governor in 2010, Jerry Brown admitted he would "rather have a society where we didn't have to use death as a punishment." But because the Legislature and California voters approved capital punishment, "we've got to make it work."
A September 2011 Field Poll of California voters found interesting results about people's support for the death penalty.
NOTE: Realignment is NOT an “inmate” or “early release” program, all inmates currently in state prison continue to serve their legally-required amount of time in state prison. There are no transfers to county jails or early releases due to the Public Safety Realignment
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
The nonpartisan League of Women Voters and two prisoners' rights groups sued California elections officials on Wednesday, claiming that tens of thousands of criminals being shifted to county jails and community supervision should be eligible to vote.
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