Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Daily Corrections Clips


Gov. Jerry Brown says 'stimulating' realignment program is working
Melanie Mason, The Los Angeles Times

SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown, citing his meetings with law enforcement officials across the state, said Tuesday that "realignment is working."

Brown, speaking to reporters after he addressed the annual Crime Victims' Rights rally at the Capitol, called the realignment program, in which low-level felons are kept in county jails rather than sent to prisons, "encouraging and stimulating."


Governor blocks release of young SLO killer who threatened him
Jerry Brown says Roberto Holguin, who used a skateboard to kill SLO man in 2005, threatened to shoot Brown and fantasized about acts of violence
Patrick S. Pemberton, The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Two weeks after a juvenile parole board voted to discharge a man who committed a murder at age 13, Gov. Jerry Brown reversed the decision Monday night, saying the convicted killer had threatened to shoot him months ago and had fantasized about becoming famous through acts of violence.