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AB 109

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  • Ramos to represent California in national group (dailybulletin.com)
    Jun 30, 2011
    "Because of my work as president of the CDAA with Governor Brown on AB 109 this past year, I have been noticed as an expert in this area," said Ramos, who is serving in his third term as the county's top prosecutor. "Having this opportunity will give ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • How the new budget deals with prison overcrowding (informant.kalwnews.org)
    Jun 30, 2011
    Counties are likely to be a bit skittish about this new budget deal–because the 30000 or so prison inmates, per AB 109, are still slated to come home. The funds to house them, however, seem to be becoming less certain. In recent years, San Francisco ...
    Crosscurrents from KALW News
  • Realignment: A Trojan Horse for Local Governments (foxandhoundsdaily.com)
    Jun 27, 2011
    In April, Brown signed into law AB 109 - the public safety realignment bill - essentially launching a Trojan horse style attack on local governments and ensuring catastrophic consequences for Los Angeles County's criminal justice system. ...
    Fox and Hounds Daily (blog)
  • A Few Simple Steps to Reduce Prison Populations (counterpunch.org)
    Jun 21, 2011
    You say that the court ruling strengthens the need to implement AB 109, but from here it all looks like shell games and creative accounting. Representing parolees over the last 7 years has given me a few ideas for keeping some people out of state ...
    CounterPunch
  • State Budget Negotiations: The Future is Uncertain (publicceo.com)
    Jun 20, 2011
    Most significantly, it failed to provide adequate, predictable funding for either AB 109 or for local public safety subventions. CSAC's analysis of the budget, along with other budget-related documents, are available here. More information about the ...
    PublicCEO.com
  • Prison secretary urges legislature to fund AB 109 now (lassennews.com)
    Jun 20, 2011
    AB 109 is the cornerstone of the solution, and the legislature must act to protect public safety by funding realignment.” Cate said the department would have to move forward this summer in order to comply with the court's order or ask the court to ...
    Lassen County News
  • Reply to comment (californiaprogressreport.com)
    Jun 16, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed into law, AB 109. This legislation, known as “realignment,” could give California the answer to the Supreme Court decision. The new law enables the state to send nonviolent, non-serious offenders to county jails and to alternative ...
    California Progress Report
  • California Prison Overhaul: Justice Best Administered Local (californiaprogressreport.com)
    Jun 16, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed into law, AB 109. This legislation, known as “realignment,” could give California the answer to the Supreme Court decision. The new law enables the state to send nonviolent, non-serious offenders to county jails and to alternative ...
    California Progress Report
  • California Prison Overhaul: Justice Best Administered Local (newamericamedia.org)
    Jun 16, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed into law, AB 109. This legislation, known as “realignment,” could give California the answer to the Supreme Court decision. The new law enables the state to send nonviolent, non-serious offenders to county jails and to alternative ...
    New America Media
  • Smoke and Mirrors Budget Clouds California's Future (publicceo.com)
    Jun 15, 2011
    AB 109, which was already passed, shifted many programs and responsibilities from the State to local governments, particularly the counties. However, enactment of the bill has held, pending a decision about future funding. Should the Legislature come ...
    PublicCEO.com
  • Ridin' point: Thoughts on preliminary district maps (siskiyoudaily.com)
    Jun 14, 2011
    The transfer of prisoners to the county under AB 109 anticipated an extension of a surcharge on Vehicle License Fees (VLF) dedicated to local law enforcement services. Currently the surcharge sunsets at the end of June. The extended fees would be used ...
    Siskiyou Daily News
  • Merced County sheriff joins governor at news conference (mercedsunstar.com)
    Jun 14, 2011
    The governor recently opted to delay the implementation of AB 109, a bill that would allow the release of nonviolent, non-sex offender inmates. "That bill has been put off until, we believe, October," Pazin said, adding that the California State ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • Sheriff Baca has eyes on LA County parole changes (contracostatimes.com)
    Jun 13, 2011
    Baca's idea was prompted by AB 109, Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to pay local governments to take over the responsibility of supervising low-risk inmates paroled from state prison, if the Legislature agrees to extend taxes that are due to expire June30. ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • State wants to shift prisoners to local jails (ocregister.com)
    Jun 8, 2011
    "However, until AB 109 is funded and implemented and all necessary construction projects are approved, it is too soon to know precisely how fast and at what rate crowding will be reduced." In a 5-4 decision in May, the US Supreme Court upheld the order ...
    OCRegister
  • California prison chief says funding realignment only way to meet population cap (scpr.org)
    Jun 8, 2011
    Corrections officials say California can reduce the prison population safely through a newly enacted law that shifts thousands of low-level, non-violent offenders to the counties. The problem is the legislature hasn't approved funding for AB 109. ...
    89.3 KPCC
  • California officials say shift of low-level felons to counties only way to cap ... (scpr.org)
    Jun 8, 2011
    But the new law AB 109 won't take effect in July unless lawmakers also pass a budget that funds it. Secretary of Corrections Matthew Cate says it's the state's best option. "We're out of time and we're out of room and so we've got to get this done. ...
    89.3 KPCC
  • California Prison Population to Shrink Through Transfers, Governor Says (ibtimes.com)
    Jun 7, 2011
    "We particularly need the support and cooperation of the Legislature with the immediate funding and implementation of AB 109, the Public Safety Realignment plan signed by Governor Brown on April 4," secretary Matthew Cate wrote. ...
    International Business Times
  • State needs funds to shift prisoners to local jails (ocregister.com)
    Jun 7, 2011
    "However, until AB 109 is funded and implemented and all necessary construction projects are approved, it is too soon to know precisely how fast and at what rate crowding will be reduced." In a 5-4 decision in May, the US Supreme Court upheld the order ...
    OCRegister
  • County to give up jail construction money (bakersfield.com)
    Jun 7, 2011
    He has assured me that AB 109 will not be implemented without a constitutional amendment" to fund the inmates, Youngblood said. "I have supported realignment (of costs to counties), with a constitutional amendment. I do so with a bad taste in my mouth. ...
    Bakersfield Californian
  • An Inside Look at a Local Overcrowded Prison (kionrightnow.com)
    Jun 3, 2011
    He asked for the "support and cooperation of the Legislature with immediate funding and implementation of AB 109," signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on April 4. AB 109 is the Public Safety Realignment plan, which would shift responsibility for ...
    KIONrightnow.com
  • Eclectic Rant: Are Private, For-Profit Prisons the Answer to California's ... (berkeleydailyplanet.com)
    Jun 2, 2011
    AB 109 will be at best a short-term solution to California's overcrowded prison system. Why is the prison system overcrowded? California's tough-on-crime policies have led to the passage of hundreds of laws that increased prison terms. ...
    Berkeley Daily Planet
  • Supreme Court calls prison conditions' cruel and unusual punishment, counties ... (lassennews.com)
    May 31, 2011
    He said the state's cash-strapped counties want AB 109 to come with a guaranteed funding source provided by the state constitution. The California Association of Counties (CSAC) agrees and encouraged the legislature to pass a constitutional amendment ...
    Lassen County News
  • Bill could send more offenders to Napa County Jail (napavalleyregister.com)
    May 30, 2011
    Once AB 109 is implemented, Vare expects a gradual increase in the number of inmates at the Napa County jail, possibly three to four inmates per month. “We don't expect to see a large number of inmates,” he said. Under the new law, the California ...
    Napa Valley Register
  • Adelanto prison expansion plan put on hold (contracostatimes.com)
    May 29, 2011
    "We must now secure full and constitutionally guaranteed funding to put into effect all the realignment provisions contained in AB 109," Brown said. "As we work to carry out the court's ruling, I will take all steps necessary to protect public safety. ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Are For-Profit Prisons the Answer to California Prison Overcrowding? (fogcityjournal.com)
    May 29, 2011
    AB 109 will be at best a short-term solution to California's overcrowded prison system. Why is the prison system overcrowded? California's tough-on-crime policies have led to the passage of hundreds of laws that increased prison terms. ...
    Fog City Journal
  • No usarán el sistema para liberar reos (impre.com)
    May 28, 2011
    Parte de la solución propuesta para esta reducción es la ley AB 109 firmada por Brown este año y que transferiría a los sistemas de libertad condicional o carcelaria de los condados a los ofensores considerados "no violentos", que incumplan los ...
    La Opinión
  • Adelanto prison expansion plan put on hold (dailybulletin.com)
    May 28, 2011
    "We must now secure full and constitutionally guaranteed funding to put into effect all the realignment provisions contained in AB 109," Brown said. "As we work to carry out the court's ruling, I will take all steps necessary to protect public safety. ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Prison Ruling Rattles California Budget (corrections.com)
    May 27, 2011
    The prison plan is laid out in California Assembly Bill 109. "In its ruling, the Supreme Court recognized that the enactment of AB 109 is key to meeting this obligation. We must now secure full and constitutionally guaranteed funding to put into effect ...
    Corrections.com
  • North State Sheriff Reacts to Prisoner Release Ruling (khsltv.com)
    May 27, 2011
    Bosenko supports AB 109, which moves state prisoners to county facilities, with the right implementation. “We are trying to work closely with the Governor's Office,” says Bosenko, “He has given us time and time again, reassurances that AB 109 won't be ...
    KHSL
  • In California, Walls Close In On Prisoners and Policymakers (governing.com)
    May 27, 2011
    Brown used the high court ruling to buttress his plan – outlined in California Assembly Bill 109 -- as a valid and necessary step. "In its ruling, the Supreme Court recognized that the enactment of AB 109 is key to meeting this obligation,” he said in ...
    Governing (blog)
  • Can we fix prisons and stay safe? Yes (modbee.com)
    May 26, 2011
    Cate estimates that sending parole violators to county jail, as AB 109 requires, would reduce the state prison population by 13000 in the next few years. Under AB 109, those convicted of nonviolent crimes — such as perjury, bookmaking, drug possession ...
    Modesto Bee
  • Lay off process begins for jail staff (lassennews.com)
    May 25, 2011
    Mineau said there is that potential and he has been appointed to sit on the committee to address Assembly Bill 109, which would shift low-level, non-violent, non-sex offender inmates from CDCR back to the county jails. However, Growdon said AB 109 will ...
    Lassen County News
  • California Governor: Hike Taxes to Keep Prisoners Jailed (hken.ibtimes.com)
    May 24, 2011
    "That will account for a large number," says secretary of California's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Matthew Cate. Gov. Jerry Brown has a plan contained in AB 109 to shift thousands of low-level offenders to county jails and other ...
    IBTimes Hong Kong
  • Editorial: Prison ruling doesn't need to undercut safety (sacbee.com)
    May 24, 2011
    Cate estimates that sending parole violators to county jail, as AB 109 requires, would reduce the state prison population by 13000 in the next few years. Under AB 109, people convicted of non-violent crimes – such as perjury, bookmaking, ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Felons to Serve Sentence in County Jails (kionrightnow.com)
    May 24, 2011
    No one is released early through the realignment program," Oscar Hidalgo with the California Department of Corrections said the purpose of AB 109 is to reduce prison inmate population but also to reduce the number of repeat criminals. ...
    KIONrightnow.com
  • Prison Ruling Rattles California Budget (online.wsj.com)
    May 24, 2011
    The prison plan is laid out in California Assembly Bill 109. "In its ruling, the Supreme Court recognized that the enactment of AB 109 is key to meeting this obligation. We must now secure full and constitutionally guaranteed funding to put into effect ...
    Wall Street Journal
  • State plans to comply with Supreme Court decision through implementation of AB 109 (lassennews.com)
    May 23, 2011
    In a 5-4 decision, the court today affirmed an order by a special three-judge federal panel that ruled the overcrowding in California's prisons violates the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment. Under the provisions of AB 109, ...
    Lassen County News
  • Governor's Office Response to Our Story on AB-109 (kionrightnow.com)
    May 20, 2011
    SALINAS, Calif. - In a Center for Investigative Action follow-up file to the story we brought you on AB-109. The Governors office contacted Central Coast News saying they were unhappy that we didn't speak with them about this issue ...
    KIONrightnow.com
  • Bursa AS naik didorong turunnya pengangguran (bisnis.com)
    May 19, 2011
    Saham LinkedIn naik dua kali lipat, sebesar 109% menjadi US$94,25. Mountain View, perusahaan berbasis di California, menjual 7,84 juta saham dengan harga US$45 per lembar. Saham Thermo Fisher Scientific melonjak 4,2% menjadi US$65,38. ...
    Bisnis Indonesia
  • LinkedIn, PURE Bioscience, Tesla, Tidewater: U.S. Equity Movers (sfgate.com)
    May 19, 2011
    (LNKD US) surged 109 percent to $94.25 on the first day of trading. The largest professional-networking website sold 7.84 million shares at $45 each in an initial public offering. Network Engines Inc. (NEI US) sank 24 percent, the most since July 29 to ...
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • US Stocks Advance as Decline in Weekly Jobless Claims Boosts Optimism (bloomberg.com)
    May 19, 2011
    LinkedIn more than doubled, surging 109 percent to $94.25. The Mountain View, California-based company sold 7.84 million shares at $45 each, according to a statement released yesterday. The company had raised the proposed range for the share sale on ...
    Bloomberg
  • Supreme Court California Prison Ruling Makes Strong Case For Additional ... (criminaljusticedegreeschools.com)
    May 14, 2011
    The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has called for the state legislature's support of increased funding by passing AB 109 (Public Safety Realignment plan), which will allow for the recruitment and training of additional ...
    Criminal Justice Degree Schools
  • Convicted Felons Could Do Time in Napa Jail (napa.patch.com)
    May 11, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed the realignment bill (AB109) which allows prisoners convicted of non-serious crimes to do their time in the county jail instead of behind state prison bars. The bill would apply only to offenders sentenced after April of this year, ...
    Patch.com
  • Ross for boss (of the sheriff's department) (sfbg.com)
    May 3, 2011
    These include AB 109, which Gov. Jerry Brown just signed, which. Mirkarimi said, threatens to increase the reentry prisoner level by 30 percent in California. “It will take creative ingenuity and resources to make sure we are effective in taking care ...
    San Francisco Bay Guardian
  • Jerame Clark: AB 109 (redbluffdailynews.com)
    Apr 30, 2011
    What's worse, because California prisons are so full, with inmates forced to sleep on the floor, I have been sent to Arizona to do my time. So the question at hand is would you like your tax dollars spent on local jobs to deal with local problems or ...
    Red Bluff Daily News
  • A tale of two jails (newtimesslo.com)
    Apr 28, 2011
    Though Brown signed the bill on April 5, AB 109 won't take effect until adequate funding can be funneled from state to county coffers. In addition to freeing up space, the Legislative Analyst's Office estimated the change will save the state $2.3 ...
    New Times SLO
  • Moving felons from prison to jail is smart move (sfgate.com)
    Apr 27, 2011
    Last year, 47000 offenders served 90 days or fewer in state prison, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The prison system is enormously inefficient at handling short-term offenders. AB109 creates a ...
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Chael Sonnen to appear before Nevada commission at April 27 meeting (mmajunkie.com)
    Apr 18, 2011
    As MMAjunkie.com previously reported, the first meeting was not deemed a success by Kizer, who called into question Sonnen's claim that he (Kizer) had approved the use of testosterone prior to Sonnen's fight with Nate Marquardt at UFC 109. ...
    MMAjunkie.com
  • Moving prison inmates to jails will create many problems (dailybulletin.com)
    Apr 17, 2011
    Public safety requires appropriate incarceration and deterrence and both of those will suffer under AB 109. Supervisor Gary Ovitt represents the 4th District, which includes the cities of Ontario, Montclair, Chino and Chino Hills.
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Moving prison inmates to jails will create many problems (sbsun.com)
    Apr 16, 2011
    Public safety requires appropriate incarceration and deterrence and both of those will suffer under AB 109. Supervisor Gary Ovitt represents the 4th District, which includes the cities of Ontario, Montclair, Chino and Chino Hills.
    San Bernardino Sun
  • Budget, prisons, windmills update (tehachapinews.com)
    Apr 15, 2011
    Signed along with AB 109 was AB 111, which is designed to speed up bond payments to counties for new jail construction. Kern County's Lerdo Jail is severely short of beds and is the oldest county jail in California. It is in desperate need of ...
    Tehachapi News
  • Parting Thoughts From a Former Lund Reporter (thelundreport.org)
    Apr 15, 2011
    On April 4, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 109, which will in effect shift the responsibility of dealing with low-level offenders from the state Department of Corrections to county jails and juvenile facilities. ...
    The Lund Report
  • Governor signs law to transfer state inmates to local facilities (redlandsdailyfacts.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    Brown administration officials said AB 109 won't go into effect until funding is secured. Brown had counted on a temporary extension of the vehicle and sales taxes to fund the realignment plan, but Republican lawmakers have been unwilling to support a ...
    Redlands Daily Facts
  • New law may send thousands of state prisoners to Monterey County's jail. (montereycountyweekly.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    Colossal cuts to California's corrections budget loomed large at a meeting this week in Marina on AB 109, which will shift hundreds of lower-level offenders from state jails to county facilities. The bill, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week, ...
    Monterey County Weekly
  • Governor signs law to transfer state inmates to local facilities (dailybulletin.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    Brown administration officials said AB 109 won't go into effect until funding is secured. Brown had counted on a temporary extension of the vehicle and sales taxes to fund the realignment plan, but Republican lawmakers have been unwilling to support a ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Inmates to move to local jails (dailybulletin.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    Brown administration officials said AB 109 won't go into effect until funding is secured. Brown had counted on a temporary extension of the vehicle and sales taxes to fund the realignment plan, but Republican lawmakers have been unwilling to support a ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Join our mailing list: (alternet.org)
    Apr 12, 2011
    The current penalty in California for possession of heroin, cocaine or methamphetamine is up to 3 years behind bars. Last week Governor Brown signed AB 109, a plan that would keep most people convicted of personal drug possession at the county level. ...
    AlterNet
  • State plans for jails unclear (visaliatimesdelta.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    "By its terms, [AB 109] will not go into effect until the creation of a community corrections grant program and an appropriation of funding. I will not sign any legislation that would seek to implement this measure without the necessary funding," the ...
    Visalia Times-Delta
  • More prisoners headed to county jails, dispute over impacts (bakersfieldnow.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    On April 4, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109, saying the plan would save tax-dollars. Thornton said it would send inmates to jails instead of prisons, where it costs much more. "We have a lot of lower-level offenders," Thornton said. ...
    Bakersfield Now
  • Inmates to move to local jails (contracostatimes.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    Brown administration officials said AB 109 won't go into effect until funding is secured. Brown had counted on a temporary extension of the vehicle and sales taxes to fund the realignment plan, but Republican lawmakers have been unwilling to support a ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Realignment rush? (pe.com)
    Apr 10, 2011
    Jerry Brown last week signed AB 109, which would move low-risk inmates from state prisons to county control, and give counties responsibility for supervising parolees and parole violators. The administration estimates those changes would save the state ...
    Press-Enterprise
  • Brown's decision to shift inmates 'a total nightmare' (willows-journal.com)
    Apr 8, 2011
    AB 109, which Brown signed Monday night, affects only offenders convicted after July 1, with current inmates remaining under the state's supervision. It would only apply to those convicted of non-violent, non-sexual and non-drug-related offenses. ...
    Willows Journal
  • County budget woes deepening (willitsnews.com)
    Apr 8, 2011
    Additionally, he noted that with California Governor Jerry Brown's signature on AB 109, there would be more pressure on the jail. AB 109 seeks to redirect non-violent felons away from state prisons and into county jails. Allman said that it would add ...
    Willits News
  • Brown's decision to shift inmates 'a total nightmare' (orland-press-register.com)
    Apr 8, 2011
    AB 109, which Brown signed Monday night, affects only offenders convicted after July 1, with current inmates remaining under the state's supervision. It would only apply to those convicted of non-violent, non-sexual and non-drug-related offenses. ...
    Orland Press Register
  • Tehama County officials: Savings at what cost? (redbluffdailynews.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    AB 109 would give local law enforcement responsibility for low-level adult offenders convicted of non-serious, non-violent and non-sexual offenses, along with many parolees and rehabilitation programs. It would remove as many as 30000 inmates over ...
    Red Bluff Daily News
  • Prison release bill sparks worries (contracostatimes.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law. The law releases thousands of prisoners to jails, leaving city and county law enforcement responsible for low-level offenders convicted of "nonserious, nonviolent and nonsexual offenses" if funding can be secured. ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Governor sends felons home to cut costs (hanfordsentinel.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    "Cycling these offenders through state prisons wastes money, aggravates crowded conditions, thwarts rehabilitation and impedes local law enforcement supervision," Brown said after signing AB109. The governor's decision was made despite objections from ...
    Hanford Sentinel
  • Tehama County officials: Savings at what cost? (contracostatimes.com)
    Apr 7, 2011
    AB 109 would give local law enforcement responsibility for low-level adult offenders convicted of non-serious, non-violent and non-sexual offenses, along with many parolees and rehabilitation programs. It would remove as many as 30000 inmates over ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Prison Realignment Looms, Sheriffs Look for Money, Space (publicceo.com)
    Apr 6, 2011
    When AB 109 takes effect, moving tens of thousands of inmates from state prisons to local facilities, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims said her office has plenty of bed space to accommodate. But Mims and California's other sheriffs do not have cash ...
    PublicCEO.com
  • New Law May Mean 380 More Criminals In Solano County (suisuncity.patch.com)
    Apr 6, 2011
    “The state's Sheriff's Association up until recently was in support of AB 109,” Stanton said. “Our negotiations with the state government were proposing certain guarantees for funding. Unfortunately those guarantees for funding have fallen by the ...
    Patch.com
  • Gobiernos locales manejarán a presos en California (impre.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    Se trata de la ley AB109 que de acuerdo a Brown hará que el sistema estatal penitenciario de California sea más efectivo, seguro y menos costoso, además para que deje de ser un circulo vicioso de ofensores de bajo riesgo y violadores de la libertad ...
    La Opinión
  • Nielsen on jail bill (blogs.redding.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    "Governor Brown signed AB 109 after sunset yesterday the so-called Public Safety bill, which is everything but that. It was appropriate that he chose to sign this abominable legislation as dark descended on California. ...
    Record-Searchlight (blog)
  • Editorial, Other Views: State needs a partnership on corrections (thecalifornian.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    The Legislature reaffirmed that framework this month and the bill (AB109/SB85) was signed by Brown last week. However, the same vexing problem of funding remains. To make this work, the money that the state would save by not housing an offender in the ...
    The Salinas Californian
  • Brown Signs Bill To Curb Prison Overcrowding by Transferring Inmates (californiahealthline.org)
    Apr 5, 2011
    Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill (AB 109) to transfer tens of thousands of state prison inmates to county jails as part of an effort to reduce prison overcrowding, the Los Angeles Times reports (Dolan, Los Angeles Times, 4/5). ...
    California Healthline
  • Calif law to shift inmates hinges on elusive funds (pe.com)
    Apr 4, 2011
    Brown's plan calls for $5.9 billion of the vehicle and sales taxes to fund the realignment, with guaranteed money to local governments. He signed the measure, AB109, on Monday even though the California State Sheriffs' Association says that without ...
    Press-Enterprise
  • Governor Brown Signs Legislation Improving Public Safety, Empowering Local Law ... (imperialvalleynews.com)
    Apr 4, 2011
    Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today signed AB 109, which makes fundamental changes to California's correctional system to stop the costly, ineffective and unsafe "revolving door" of lower-level offenders and parole violators ...
    Imperial Valley News
  • Jerry Brown signs bill to transfer criminals to counties, angers sheriffs (sfgate.com)
    Apr 4, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed a bill late Monday that aims to make a key part of his budget proposal a reality -- AB109, which authorizes the transfer of thousands of state prisoners to local jails (and also shifts various other criminal justice functions away ...
    San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
  • Debate: Should Tulare County jail hold felons? (visaliatimesdelta.com)
    Apr 4, 2011
    He said in a later interview that the Parole Association of California hasn't taken a position on AB 109 and SB 85, but some members of the group's board share his concerns. Brown's realignment plan is intended to relieve prison crowding in the state ...
    Visalia Times-Delta
  • Uncertain path for governor's prisoner plan (signonsandiego.com)
    Mar 30, 2011
    However, Brown chose not to immediately sign AB 109, the cornerstone legislation that will start the process of transferring prisoners to counties. That delay signals that it's become one of the obstacles to placing the tax extension on the ballot. ...
    San Diego Union Tribune
  • Editorial: Partnership needed on corrections (sacbee.com)
    Mar 27, 2011
    The Legislature reaffirmed that framework this month and the bill (AB109/SB85) was signed by Brown on Thursday. However, the same vexing problem of funding remains. To make this work, the money that the state would save by not housing an offender in ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • State to keep some youth correctional facilities open (californiawatch.org)
    Mar 23, 2011
    The agreement, approved by the Legislature last week with the passage of AB 109, the Criminal Justice Alignment Bill, illustrates that having counties take over functions of the state can present unexpected challenges. In this case, county officials ...
    California Watch
  • Calif. lawmakers make cuts as tough choices await (businessweek.com)
    Mar 18, 2011
    Realignment is part of Brown's plan to have local governments take responsibility for many services now provided by the state, but the bill that would make counties responsible for incarcerating and supervising certain lower-level offenders, AB109, ...
    BusinessWeek
  • Calif. lawmakers make cuts as tough choices await (sfgate.com)
    Mar 17, 2011
    Realignment is part of Brown's plan to have local governments take responsibility for many services now provided by the state, but the bill that would make counties responsible for incarcerating and supervising certain lower-level offenders, AB109, ...
    San Francisco Chronicle

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  • New Garage Helps Tehama County Jail (khsltv.com)
    Aug 10, 2012
    California's AB-109 Prison Reform Bill has taken it's toll on county coffers, but a new program in Tehama County is providing monetary relief, and opening up much needed jail space. "It's to empty out the jail, and put these guys to work, and teach them a ...
    KHSLTV
  • Solano County corrections group seeks Claybank jail expansion (thereporter.com)
    Aug 9, 2012
    Only 10 months into the AB 109 rollout, sheriff's officials said that they have already exceeded projections from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, which estimated the county jail would need an additional 331 beds in ...
    Vacaville Reporter
  • Fontana police chief holds morning event with members of community, discusses realignment (mercurynews.com)
    Aug 8, 2012
    "Is it safe? It's not," Jones said. "Crime is up significantly." Prison realignment, stemming from Assembly Bill 109, allows certain felons to be housed in county jails rather than state prison. The shift has resulted in overcrowding in county ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Suspect being sought in fatal shooting of Richmond teen (mercurynews.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    He was released to a Lafayette residence in October 2011 following a domestic violence conviction under the state's prison realignment plan, AB 109. A second suspect, 29-year-old Jacob Stephens of Antioch, was arrested Sunday while trying to ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • California’s historic shift on prisons (blogs.reuters.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    California is undergoing an historic shift as it moves its ... given the inadequate healthcare being provided. State legislation AB 109 and 111 were passed to implement this move: AB 109 changes the law to realign certain responsibilities for lower ...
    Reuters Blogs
  • Fighter jet assembled at S. Ind. military museum (host.madison.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) — A Vietnam War-era fighter jet has been assembled at a military museum in southern Indiana that is expected to open at its new location next month. Crews worked through the weekend to put together the F4 Phantom jet after it was ...
    madison
  • $100,000 sought by Tehama County Sheriff for AB 109 compliance study (redbluffdailynews.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    Tehama County Sheriff Dave Hencratt is scheduled to ask the Board of Supervisors today to approve a nearly $100,000 study designed to bring the county into compliance with AB 109. The study will further develop plans of a proposed inmate work ...
    Red Bluff Daily News
  • Fontana man is arrested for allegedly committing elder abuse and grand theft (fontanaheraldnews.com)
    Aug 6, 2012
    It was determined that Linsenbard had recently been released as a part of California's realignment plan under AB 109 (Post Release Community Supervision Program). Three people are assaulted and robbed during a party in Fontana; four suspects are ...
    Fontana Herald News
  • Attorney Gina Tennen and Garrick Byers on California Sentencing Realignment (sfgate.com)
    Aug 6, 2012
    During the event, Byers gave an in-depth analysis of the new dramatic changes to California sentencing laws affecting criminals and the way defense attorneys negotiate and resolve cases. The new laws named A.B. (Assembly Bill) 109, 116, 117, 118 and 17 are ...
    San Francisco Gate
  • Attorney Gina Tennen and Garrick Byers on California Sentencing Realignment (news.yahoo.com)
    Aug 6, 2012
    During the event, Byers gave an in-depth analysis of the new dramatic changes to California sentencing laws affecting criminals and the way defense attorneys negotiate and resolve cases. The new laws named A.B. (Assembly Bill) 109, 116, 117, 118 and 17 are ...
    YAHOO!
  • Kathy Nelson: Brown's tax is act of extortion (redding.com)
    Aug 5, 2012
    Then he signed into law AB 109, releasing criminals back to their counties and ... I will not vote on any new taxes. California is in this mess mostly because of governments' frivolous spending. Why would I feed their addiction?
    Record Searchlight
  • Trail attracts homeless campers and controversy (auburnjournal.com)
    Aug 4, 2012
    He said the passage of Assembly Bill 109, which authorized the early release of many prisoners due to jail overcrowding, could also have an impact on the local homeless population. “I think some of our homeless population is parolees from AB 109 issues ...
    Auburn Journal
  • Kathy Nelson: Brown's tax is act of extortion (redding.com)
    Aug 4, 2012
    Then he signed into law AB 109, releasing criminals back to their counties and ... I will not vote on any new taxes. California is in this mess mostly because of governments' frivolous spending. Why would I feed their addiction?
    Record Searchlight
  • Some Butte inmates may serve time in Yuba City (pasadenastarnews.com)
    Aug 3, 2012
    This realignment of prisoners was prompted by Assembly Bill 109, which was passed to reduce overcrowding in state prisons. "Realignment is probably one of the most significant changes to happen to the criminal justice system in the last 30 years ...
    Pasadena Star-News
  • Fontana man is arrested for an alleged probation violation (fontanaheraldnews.com)
    Aug 3, 2012
    It was determined that Barrett had recently been released as a part of California's realignment plan under AB 109 (Post Release Community Supervision Program). Traffic accident takes place in central Fontana last Wednesday Students are heading ...
    Fontana Herald News
  • Some Butte inmates may serve time in Yuba County (pasadenastarnews.com)
    Aug 3, 2012
    This realignment of prisoners was prompted by Assembly Bill 109, which was passed to reduce overcrowding in state prisons. "Realignment is probably one of the most significant changes to happen to the criminal justice system in the last 30 years ...
    Pasadena Star-News
  • Illness factors into Fera's decision to leave PSU (heraldstandard.com)
    Aug 2, 2012
    Despite the defections, Penn State noted that of the 117 players on the team's roster on July 23, 109 players, or 93 percent ... is the most crushing loss after defecting to Southern California on Tuesday. A revamped offense patterned after ...
    Herald-Standard
  • Fontana man is arrested for an alleged probation violation (fontanaheraldnews.com)
    Aug 2, 2012
    It was determined that Barrett had recently been released as a part of California's realignment plan under AB 109 (Post Release Community Supervision Program). Old memories are revived on Facebook page: "You know you're from Fontana when..."
    Fontana Herald News
  • Fontana man is arrested for an alleged probation violation (fontanaheraldnews.com)
    Aug 2, 2012
    It was determined that Barrett had recently been released as a part of California's realignment plan under AB 109 (Post Release Community Supervision Program). Old memories are revived on Facebook page: "You know you're from Fontana when..."
    Fontana Herald News
  • Guns, Drugs Found in Arrest (mountain-news.com)
    Aug 2, 2012
    The younger Lofton is a post-release community supervision (PRCS) offender, released from custody in March under the provisions of AB 109, California’s state prison realignment plan. AB 109 requires that less serious offenders serve their ...
    Mountain News
  • Mitzelfelt delivers final State of the County address (vvdailypress.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    San Bernardino County and California as a whole. Prison realignment is one of the biggest issues Mitzelfelt said he has faced thanks to Assembly Bill 109, which moved offenders to county probation while non-safety discretionary spending has been cut by ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Twitter admits mistake in reporter case (trib.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    Twitter is acknowledging a mistake in how it handled a tweet by a Los Angeles-based journalist that included the email of the NBC Olympics president. Alex Macgillivray, general counsel for the social media website, wrote in a blog post Tuesday that the ...
    Star-Tribune
  • Probation chief says AB 109 program works (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    She feels confident with this statement, because it’s backed up with a study performed by the Chief Probation Officers of California that examined the statewide impacts of Assembly Bill 109. “My opinion of AB 109 is that although it was considered a ...
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • Prison realignment transition has gone ‘pretty smoothly' (willows-journal.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    His comment follows a report from the Chief Probation Officers of California on the first six months of realignment ... where 70 percent lapsed prior to the implementation of realignment through Assembly Bill 109. "We have not had any felony (lapses ...
    Willows Journal
  • Chevron 2Q net income slips 7 percent (nola.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    The company's stock price rose 99 cents to close at $109.26 Friday. Like its peers ... "Their refining business, especially in California, was especially strong." But the help that lower oil prices gave Chevron's refineries hurt its other business ...
    nola.com
  • Sacramento County delays vote on budget for corrections services (sacbee.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    This is the second year that California counties are approving plans for the ... critics said the county's plan failed to meet the goals of AB 109, a state law that emphasized rehabilitation. Some of the officials who lost out last year said ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • SB County gets $20M state award for North County jail (santamariatimes.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    "Had we not got this we would not have been able to move forward with the expanded size facility we need as a result of AB 109." The $80 million replaces a $56 million award that the county received in 2008 under Phase I of the jail construction financing program.
    Santa Maria Times
  • Tight inmate realignment funds will fuel incarceration vs. rehabilitation debate (sacbee.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    This is the second year California counties are approving plans for the new ... critics said the county's plan failed to meet the goals of AB 109, a state law that emphasized rehabilitation. Some of the officials who lost out last year said ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Viciedo's 4 RBIs lead White Sox over Twins 8-2 (ca.sports.yahoo.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    But with runners on second and third, Peavy struck out Ryan Doumit, Brian Dozier and Alexi Casilla. Viciedo's miscue snapped a 109-game errorless streak. It was his first error since moving to the outfield from third base in 2011. ''You work hard at ...
    ca.sports.yahoo.com
  • Fewer AB 109 probationers rearrested under Under San Bernardino County supervision (contracostatimes.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. "It's way too soon to tell if there's any real improvement. As part of the controversial Assembly Bill 109 aimed to reduce the state's ballooning prison population by ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Fewer AB 109 probationers rearrested under Under San Bernardino County supervision (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. "It's way too soon to tell if there's any real improvement. As part of the controversial Assembly Bill 109 aimed to reduce the state's ballooning prison population by ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Fewer AB 109 probationers rearrested under Under San Bernardino County supervision (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. "It's way too soon to tell if there's any real improvement. As part of the controversial Assembly Bill 109 aimed to reduce the state's ballooning prison population by ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Fewer AB 109 probationers rearrested under Under San Bernardino County supervision (dailybulletin.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. "It's way too soon to tell if there's any real improvement. As part of the controversial Assembly Bill 109 aimed to reduce the state's ballooning prison population by ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Fewer AB 109 probationers rearrested under Under San Bernardino County supervision (sbsun.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. "It's way too soon to tell if there's any real improvement. As part of the controversial Assembly Bill 109 aimed to reduce the state's ballooning prison population by ...
    San Bernardino County Sun
  • Butte County Shines In Prison Reform Report (khsltv.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    The AB-109 prison reform bill has lowered California state prisons to their lowest inmate level since 1996 by shifting many of the lower level offenders to county jails. The bill's inception forced county jails to come up with their own methods for ...
    KHSLTV
  • California is a Battleground State —With Ballot Measures (foxandhoundsdaily.com)
    Jul 25, 2012
    But these measures to increase our income, sales, and real estate taxes are just the beginning as the impact of AB 32 (California Global ... Over the next 109 days, the voters of Los Angeles and California will be bombarded by TV, radio, and internet ...
    Fox and Hounds Daily (blog)
  • Violent offenders can be released under state prisoner realignment program (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Violent felons - including one prisoner fresh out of segregation from Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City - are ending up on probation on local streets through California's ... Department under AB 109, according to numbers recently ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Violent offenders can be released under state prisoner realignment program (insidebayarea.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Violent felons - including one prisoner fresh out of segregation from Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City - are ending up on probation on local streets through California's ... Department under AB 109, according to numbers recently ...
    Inside Bay Area
  • Violent offenders can be released under state prisoner realignment program (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Violent felons - including one prisoner fresh out of segregation from Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City - are ending up on probation on local streets through California's ... Department under AB 109, according to numbers recently ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Thousands of dead fish wash up on AB beach (sunnewsnetwork.ca)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Seagulls were feasting on the piles of dead walleye along the beach as community members led a self-started clean-up operation on the lake 109 kilometres southwest of Edmonton. From the window of her cabin, Deborah Cresswell said she could see at least a ...
    sunnewsnetwork.ca
  • Pair tracks down San Bernardino County probation violators (insidebayarea.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Godina had been placed on community supervision through Assembly Bill 109, the state's plan to reduce the prison population by shifting monitoring and housing responsibilities from the state to the county level. After following the terms of his ...
    Inside Bay Area
  • Pair tracks down San Bernardino County probation violators (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Godina had been placed on community supervision through Assembly Bill 109, the state's plan to reduce the prison population by shifting monitoring and housing responsibilities from the state to the county level. After following the terms of his ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Violent offenders can be released under state prisoner realignment program (sbsun.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Violent felons - including one prisoner fresh out of segregation from Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City - are ending up on probation on local streets through ... Under Assembly Bill 109, soon-to-be released state prisoners are ...
    San Bernardino County Sun
  • Violent offenders can be released under state prisoner realignment program (sbsun.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Violent felons - including one prisoner fresh out of segregation from Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City - are ending up on probation on local streets through ... Under Assembly Bill 109, soon-to-be released state prisoners are ...
    San Bernardino County Sun
  • Santa Monica trailer park community threatened (herald-review.com)
    Jul 22, 2012
    Santa Monica Village Trailer Park is an anachronism, a throwback to another era, one when neighborhoods filled with modest, makeshift houses constructed of tin and perched upon wheels dotted coastal cities like this one from one end of California to the other.
    Herald & Review
  • Collateral Damage: Children and Prison Reform in California (beyondchron.org)
    Jul 22, 2012
    Type “California” into a Google news search and chances are ... Collaboration between county, city, and non-profit services will allow counties to use AB 109 funds efficiently and creatively. Unfortunately, budget constraints mean that even in a ...
    Beyond Chron
  • 42 correctional officers transferred temporarily from California Men's Colony (sanluisobispo.com)
    Jul 21, 2012
    shortly before the implementation of the AB 109 legislation that transitioned many nonviolent offenders from state custody to county jails. Statewide, in the same time frame, the total population of inmates in California’s 33 prisons dropped ...
    San Luis Obispo Tribune
  • Shasta County faces challenges under prison realignment (redding.com)
    Jul 20, 2012
    "Not every problem can be placed on AB 109," Bosenko said of the law that shifts responsibility ... Smaller counties got less and counties in the Bay Area and Southern California got more," he said. "We're now projected to receive $6.2 million ...
    Record Searchlight
  • On Deadline: New leader inspires hope for 'Free at Last' rehab program as demand surges (paloaltoonline.com)
    Jul 20, 2012
    And the revival of the program is just in time for an expected increase in need due to the new AB 109 prison realignment, parole and probation reform program in California. A third of all those returning from prison or jail to San Mateo County are in the ...
    Palo Alto Online
  • California’s prison realignment causes havoc at the local level (examiner.com)
    Jul 19, 2012
    In an effort to reduce the costly prison expense in California, Governor Jerry Brown signed in 2011 AB 109, the Prison realignment bill. This bill was promoted as sold to the public as a partial cure to the economic woes the state was experiencing.
    Examiner
  • Burglaries up in the IWV: Police see usual summer rise, blame some on early release (ridgecrestca.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    “Neighborhood Watch programs are great as well as just getting to know your neighbors,” he said. “With AB 109 there are more probationers/parolees on the streets who would normally be incarcerated. The good weather and more criminals on the streets ...
    Ridgecrest Daily Independent
  • Probation Chief Appointed To State Board (mymotherlode.com)
    Jul 16, 2012
    Sacramento, CA -- Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Adele Arnold to ... Arnold has been a leading force in Tuolumne County's implementation of the state's new AB 109 prisoner realignment program. Before moving to Tuolumne County, Arnold was the Chief ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • Debate heats up on whether to fund new jail space in Richmond (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    AB 109 changes the law to realign certain responsibilities for lower-level offenders, adult parolees and juvenile offenders from the state to local jurisdictions. With persistently high recidivism rates in California set to become more of a ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Debate heats up on whether to fund new jail space in Richmond (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    AB 109 changes the law to realign certain responsibilities for lower-level offenders, adult parolees and juvenile offenders from the state to local jurisdictions. With persistently high recidivism rates in California set to become more of a ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Gov. Brown taps Susan Mauriello for realignment oversight (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    Since AB 109 was implemented, state prisons have seen a population reduction of 28,300, according a study last month by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice - already two-thirds of the way toward a state goal of reducing the population ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Taft CCF: Close, but no contract yet (taftmidwaydriller.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    Councilman Dave Noerr said the new budget is very different that the one the CCF operated under before it was closed last year when the California Department of ... there after the prison realignment under AB 109. that caught the city completely off ...
    Daily Midway Driller
  • Debate heats up on whether to fund new jail space in Richmond (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    AB 109 changes the law to realign certain responsibilities for lower-level offenders, adult parolees and juvenile offenders from the state to local jurisdictions. With persistently high recidivism rates in California set to become more of a ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Debate heats up on whether to fund new jail space in Richmond (dailybulletin.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    AB 109 changes the law to realign certain responsibilities for lower-level offenders, adult parolees and juvenile offenders from the state to local jurisdictions. With persistently high recidivism rates in California set to become more of a ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Mele And Kuntz Voice Concerns (mymotherlode.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    Sonora, CA -- Local Sheriff's will talk about the potential impacts ... Both Sheriff's will also give an update on the AB 109 prisoner realignment transition. Tuolumne County already has a new day-use reporting center open, led by the Probation Department ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • Inmates Improve with Re-Entry Program (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jul 13, 2012
    Under last year's Assembly Bill 109, 'low-level' felons are being sentenced to jails that are nearing capacity. Early-release prison inmates are starting to inflate local probation caseloads. AB 109 doesn't have the funding or framework that SB 618 did.
    NBCNews.com
  • Williams raises game when he forgets about recruiting (content.usatoday.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    Williams scored 27 points, hitting 75% of his shots from the floor, including three three-pointers, to lead USA East to a 109-70 defeat of China in the U19 tournament on Friday. Williams said he made sure not to notice North Carolina's Roy Williams ...
    USA Today
  • AB 109 probationer, parolee arrested for attempted murder (mercurynews.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    Authorities learned Lopez - who they say has an extensive arrest record - had been released from state prison and placed on post-release community supervision through AB 109 on Feb. 21, Chris Condon, spokesman for County Probation, said.
    San Jose Mercury News
  • AB 109 probationer, parolee arrested for attempted murder (contracostatimes.com)
    Jul 12, 2012
    Authorities learned Lopez - who they say has an extensive arrest record - had been released from state prison and placed on post-release community supervision through AB 109 on Feb. 21, Chris Condon, spokesman for County Probation, said.
    Contra Costa Times
  • STATER BROS. CHARITIES GIFTS THE SALVATION ARMY’S OF THE INLAND EMPIRE $30,000 (highlandnews.net)
    Jul 11, 2012
    In total, more than 35 tons of food was distributed to local Southern California communities. AB 109 PROBATION OFFICERS SEIZE 5 POUNDS OF METHAMPHETAMINE IN COLTON SEARCH California Homeowner Bill of Rights Signed into Law
    Highland Community News
  • Another View: Auburn’s battle stations budget (auburnjournal.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    (Jerry) Brown and the California Legislature have been waging a reckless war against local governments and the residents they serve. The 2011-12 state budget was a disaster on two fronts. First, the enactment of AB 109 has resulted in sending 30,000 state ...
    Auburn Journal
  • The nation's weather (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jul 10, 2012
    Excessive heat warnings will remain in effect for the deserts of southern California and Arizona as highs will reach ... Mont. to a high of 109 degrees at Needles, Calif.
    Associated Press
  • LaHair's perseverance, faith in Cubs pays off (usatoday.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    Bryan LaHair was at a crossroads at the end of last season. The big first baseman had won the Pacific Coast League's MVP award after hitting 38 home runs and driving in 109 runs for the Chicago Cubs' Class AAA (Des Moines) Iowa team. Yet there ...
    USA Today
  • Desert Hot Springs police chief Patrick Williams to resign (mydesert.com)
    Jul 6, 2012
    The California Peaces Officers’ Association awarded Williams ... He was also the Riverside County police chief's representative to the committee that oversees AB 109, the state law that transfers power of prisoners to counties.
    Desert Sun
  • Desert Hot Springs police chief Patrick Williams to resign (mydesert.com)
    Jul 5, 2012
    He was also the Riverside County police chief's representative to the committee that oversees AB 109, the state law that transfers power of prisoners to counties.
    Desert Sun
  • Highland gets a probation officer (highlandnews.net)
    Jul 5, 2012
    On June 30, 2012, the Probation Department deployed the final seven Probation Officers to be stationed at law enforcement agencies as a result of AB 109, the State Prison Realignment Plan. This brings the total number of Probation Officers ...
    Highland Community News
  • Recidivism rate for AB 109 probationers at 24 percent (vvdailypress.com)
    Jul 3, 2012
    The supervision of parolees at the county level was a part of the controversial AB 109, which aimed to reduce California’s prison population by 33,000 inmates by June 2014. Under the bill, triple-non — non-violent, non-serious, non-sexual — offenders ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Recidivism rate for AB 109 probationers at 24 percent (vvdailypress.com)
    Jul 3, 2012
    The supervision of parolees at the county level was a part of the controversial AB 109, which aimed to reduce California’s prison population by 33,000 inmates by June 2014. Under the bill, triple-non — non-violent, non-serious, non-sexual — offenders ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Grand jury: State inmates have big local impact (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jul 3, 2012
    AB 109. In Orange County, officials used a formula recommended by the California State Association of Counties, which allocated about 60 percent of state funds to housing, 30 percent to supervision, and 10 percent to health care. From that ...
    NBCNews.com
  • Grand jury: State inmates have big local impact (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jul 3, 2012
    AB 109. In Orange County, officials used a formula recommended by the California State Association of Counties, which allocated about 60 percent of state funds to housing, 30 percent to supervision, and 10 percent to health care. From that allocation ...
    msnbc.com
  • Grand jury: State inmates have big local impact (ocregister.com)
    Jul 2, 2012
    AB 109. In Orange County, officials used a formula recommended by the California State Association of Counties, which allocated about 60 percent of state funds to housing, 30 percent to supervision, and 10 percent to health care. From that ...
    Orange County Register
  • Consumer Watchdog Failure Could Help Auto Discount Initiative (insurancejournal.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    Elections officials’ projections of 109 percent validity make ... Following the Supreme Court Decision on Thursday, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones called for the passage of Assembly Bill 52. AB 52, authored by Assemblyman Mike ...
    Insurance Journal
  • Santa Cruz, county jointly expand mental health outreach program (santacruzsentinel.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    "With AB 109, jail beds will be at a premium," Coonerty said. The MOST expansion also comes seven weeks after a parolee who spent time in corrections facilities for the mentally ill allegedly stabbed a woman to death in broad daylight on Broadway.
    Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Santa Cruz, county jointly expand mental health outreach program (santacruzsentinel.com)
    Jun 29, 2012
    "With AB 109, jail beds will be at a premium," Coonerty said. The MOST expansion also comes seven weeks after a parolee who spent time in corrections facilities for the mentally ill allegedly stabbed a woman to death in broad daylight on Broadway.
    Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Yolo County Chief Probation Officer Rist to resign (dailydemocrat.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    It has been a genuine pleasure to work here." During the last year, much of Rist's expertise has been dedicated to implementing prison realignment, or AB 109, which shifts the responsibility for incarcerating many low-risk inmates from the state ...
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • Local leaders fight for cut of state funding (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    "The crime rate is going through the roof, and many of the committee members had identified AB 109 as a root cause," said Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Williamson. In the meantime, the committee crunched the numbers and came up with this ...
    msnbc.com
  • Shasta County grand jury criticizes sheriff, county on several fronts (redding.com)
    Jun 27, 2012
    Julie Hutchinson, spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ... "The county has been charged with implementing AB 109 for 12 months and little has been accomplished," the jury wrote.
    Record Searchlight
  • County to Respond to Grand Jury's Findings on Mental Health Operations (myvalleynews.com)
    Jun 27, 2012
    Jerry Brown's "realignment" package to shift more state responsibilities onto counties. AB 109 mandates that individuals convicted of crimes that fall into the non-violent, non-serious, non-sexually oriented category are to be incarcerated in county jails.
    Valley News
  • Report: Overcrowded jails have too few health workers (mydesert.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    Jerry Brown's “realignment” package to shift more state responsibilities onto counties. AB 109 mandates that individuals convicted of crimes that fall into the nonviolent, non-serious, non-sexual category are to be incarcerated in county jails.
    Desert Sun
  • Yolo County criminal justice agencies work to reduce recidivism (dailydemocrat.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    Prison realignment, or AB 109, was implemented in October as part of California's plan to reduce the prison population. "I think what we're trying to do is be open to the possibility that there are other ways to manage our criminal justice ...
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • Riverbank, Oakdale, Salida sweeps nab 16 people, weapons, drugs (modbee.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    The sweeps in Riverbank, Oakdale and Salida on Thursday were made possible by the state's funding for realignment, or Assembly Bill 109. AB 109 was signed into law in April 2011 to reduce the state's budget deficit and meet a U.S. Supreme Court ...
    Modesto Bee
  • Report: Riverside County Detention Facilities Need More Mental Health Professionals (myvalleynews.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    Jerry Brown's "realignment" package to shift more state responsibilities onto counties. AB 109 mandates that individuals convicted of crimes that fall into the non-violent, non-serious, non-sexually oriented category are to be incarcerated in county jails.
    Valley News
  • Riverbank, Oakdale, Salida sweeps nab 16 people, weapons, drugs (modbee.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    The sweeps in Riverbank, Oakdale and Salida on Thursday were made possible by the state's funding for realignment, or Assembly Bill 109. AB 109 was signed into law in April 2011 to reduce the state's budget deficit and meet a U.S. Supreme Court ...
    Modesto Bee
  • County jails expected to be full in 4 months (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    And since Oct. 2011, the department has continued to see a steady increase in the population. Authorities credit much of the increase to AB 109, a state program referred to as "realignment" that has shifted the housing of thousands of inmates ...
    msnbc.com
  • AB109er will return to prison (uniondemocrat.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    The AB 109 realignment took effect last year, in response to a federal court order to reduce California’s prison overcrowding. Offenders deemed “non-serious, non-sexual, and non-violent” are released on community supervision to county probation ...
    Union Democrat
  • County jails expected to be full in 4 months (ocregister.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    And since Oct. 2011, the department has continued to see a steady increase in the population. Authorities credit much of the increase to AB 109, a state program referred to as "realignment" that has shifted the housing of thousands of inmates ...
    Orange County Register
  • Deputies remind residents to protect valuables (thevillagenews.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    According to detective Jeff Lauhon, the thefts are primarily attributable to individuals who are out on the streets because of AB 109, the Criminal Justice Realignment Act. Lauhon stated that the majority of the thefts are done by drug users, who no longer ...
    Fallbrook Bonsal Village News
  • 300 Inmates Released Early in San Diego (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    The criminals were convicted of non-serious crimes. Since it passed, the populations of state prisons has reduced, and statistics show that crime in California has declined. Before AB 109, the San Diego County Jails’ populations were at 4,000 ...
    msnbc.com
  • 300 Inmates Released Early in San Diego (nbcsandiego.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    The criminals were convicted of non-serious crimes. Since it passed, the populations of state prisons has reduced, and statistics show that crime in California has declined. Before AB 109, the San Diego County Jails’ populations were at 4,000 ...
    NBC San Diego
  • Desert Heat Sweep produces 13 arrests (vvdailypress.com)
    Jun 18, 2012
    Despite their variations, each of this summer’s upcoming sweeps will incorporate the element of targeting and making compliance checks on AB 109 probationers, authorities said. The Desert Heat Operation will take place over the entire summer season.
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Desert Heat targets AB 109 probationers (vvdailypress.com)
    Jun 17, 2012
    James Rangel. Each of the sweeps for the current operation will vary somewhat, but authorities said all have incorporated the element of targeting and making compliance checks on AB 109 probationers. The more streamlined Desert Heat will take place over ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • County budget struggles continue (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    Budget recommendations presented to the Board did not include costs related to a General Plan update and do not account for state-mandated AB 109 funding. AB 109 funds could provide a huge $794,509 boost to the county general fund, which is down almost $2 ...
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • District Attorney Talks Crime (mymotherlode.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    Sonora, CA -- Hear about topics like AB 109 and Tuolumne County's Victim Witness program. Tuolumne County District Attorney Michael Knowles and Victim Witness Supervisor Ginger Martin will be the guests on Mother Lode Views this weekend. Knowles had served ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • EPD Meth Bust Numero Uno (northcoastjournal.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    “AB 109 allows non-violent, non-serious, and non sex offenders to serve their sentence in county jails instead of state prisons.” ~ from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation AB109 fact sheet. For the low down on today ...
    North Coast Journal
  • Yolo supervisors OK budget; layoffs still possible (dailydemocrat.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    The potential for countywide layoffs remains because of funding for AB 109, prison realignment legislation that sends low-level offenders to county jail rather than state prison, beginning last fall. The county Community Corrections Partnership ...
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • Grand jury says inmate shift strains Yolo jails (sacbee.com)
    Jun 12, 2012
    "This becomes problematic for Yolo County," the report read. "AB 109 makes population management even more difficult than in the past." About 400 inmates are housed at the jail, the grand jury said. Jail capacity is 422, but because some inmates ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Major Drug Bust In Sonora Parking Lot (mymotherlode.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    Sonora, CA -- Saturday evening, June 8th ... 28 of Stockton. Phillips is an AB 109 release on probation. Both Phillips and Halvorsen denied any association with the vehicle. According to Sonora Police Chief, Mark Stinson, the officers determined that ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • San Bernardino city attorney's office gets more money to cope with rising lawsuits (redlandsdailyfacts.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    "They're not afraid to pull weapons on the police, let alone run from them." That's become particularly true since the state passed AB 109, he said. That law moved nonviolent offenders from the state prison system to county "I'm not trying to ...
    Redlands Daily Facts
  • San Bernardino city attorney's office gets more money to cope with rising lawsuits (mercurynews.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    "They're not afraid to pull weapons on the police, let alone run from them." That's become particularly true since the state passed AB 109, he said. That law moved nonviolent offenders from the state prison system to county "I'm not trying to ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Former refugees, Hmong women in California break with gender roles to get degrees, careers (greenfieldreporter.com)
    Jun 10, 2012
    Girls were men's property, to be married off for a dowry, forbidden to study or work. Even in California's Central Valley, where Her's family and other Hmong refugees fled en masse after fighting in America's secret war in Laos, rigid roles endured.
    Greenfield Daily Reporter
  • Yook sweeps to victory for district attorney (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    Also on Yook’s docket: Pruning some of the thornier issues to emerge during her first term; issues like California Assembly Bill 109 ... the fallout, from AB 109.” David Singer is also looking to the future, though not quite as happily.
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • AP IMPACT: Suicides are surging among US troops (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jun 8, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicides are surging among America's troops, averaging nearly one a day this year — the fastest pace in the nation's decade of war. The 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year far outdistance ...
    Associated Press
  • Crime and treatment (newtimesslo.com)
    Jun 7, 2012
    The courts ordered California to reduce its total number of inmates from 150,000 to 110,000 over a period of two years. The state couldn’t simply let 40,000 felons run free, so legislators instigated AB 109 on Oct. 1 of last year to funnel new ...
    New Times
  • Anthony Cannella: Metal theft costing growers millions of dollars (thecalifornian.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Here in California, our farm economy is losing tens of millions ... Because of the prison realignment that took place under last year's AB 109, anyone convicted of non-violent, non-sexual, or non-serious crimes is no longer sent to state prison.
    The Californian
  • Drugs recovered from child's stuffed animal (mercedsunstar.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    Oseguera was arrested in January on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and possession of meth for sale, but was released under AB 109 -- legislation that shifted some state prisoners to the local level and allowed for the early release ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • Sharper laws needed to halt ag metal theft problem (modbee.com)
    Jun 5, 2012
    Here in California, our farm economy is losing tens of millions ... Because of the prison realignment that took place under last year's AB 109, anyone convicted of nonviolent, nonsexual, or nonserious crimes is no longer sent to state prison.
    Modesto Bee
  • Calaveras County District Attorney candidate Barbara Yook (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    Undoing hundreds of jury decisions and continuing to lower punishments for crime, as we are experiencing under AB 109, has the potential to increase crime which negatively impacts law enforcement. Since death penalty cases represent a very small ...
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • With realignment, fewer criminals fear threat of jail (modbee.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    AB 109 was signed into law in April 2011 to reduce the ... This is true of more than half of California's 58 counties. There have been a few instances of released inmates committing serious offenses and anecdotal reports of rising property ...
    Modesto Bee
  • Shasta County budget may be adopted Wednesday (redding.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    Also dependent on the state are the payments the county has been promised to continue implementing AB 109. Ashmun said the county is supposed to get $6.2 million to implement the plan in the coming year, but that's not guaranteed. "We're very cautious.
    Record Searchlight
  • LAPD's reentry problem (latimes.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    known as AB 109 realignment, is a response to prisons that were so overcrowded that conditions violated the Constitution and federal courts ordered a rapid decrease in the imprisoned population. Realignment puts California at a crossroads.
    Los Angeles Times
  • With realignment, fewer criminals fear threat of jail (modbee.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    AB 109 was signed into law in April 2011 to reduce the ... This is true of more than half of California's 58 counties. There have been a few instances of released inmates committing serious offenses and anecdotal reports of rising property ...
    Modesto Bee
  • Total Yolo County expenditures higher than previous years (dailydemocrat.com)
    Jun 2, 2012
    Gabor said the 2012-13 recommended budget is the fifth budget since the onset of the recession, is balanced and the only positions scheduled for layoff can be retained if public safety realignment (AB 109) funds are allocated to the subject departments.
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • Continued cuts in store in San Bernardino County's proposed budget (mercurynews.com)
    Jun 2, 2012
    "The problem is is that AB 109 revenue isn't even sufficient to cover the impacts we're experiencing," said Devereaux. "In reality what's happening is those new revenues are making it look like we are not actually reducing as much as we're ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Continued cuts in store in San Bernardino County's proposed budget (sbsun.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    "The problem is is that AB 109 revenue isn't even sufficient to cover the impacts we're experiencing," said Devereaux. "In reality what's happening is those new revenues are making it look like we are not actually reducing as much as we're ...
    San Bernardino County Sun
  • Continued cuts in store in San Bernardino County's proposed budget (sbsun.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    "The problem is is that AB 109 revenue isn't even sufficient to cover the impacts we're experiencing," said Devereaux. "In reality what's happening is those new revenues are making it look like we are not actually reducing as much as we're ...
    San Bernardino County Sun
  • Petition seeks to reinstate jail time in fatal DUI (losbanosenterprise.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    Overcrowding issues caused by Assembly Bill 109 contributed to a decision by the Merced County Sheriff’s Department to send Chick home. AB 109, which took effect in October, mandates that low-level state prison inmates sentenced for nonserious ...
    Los Baños Enterprise
  • Green Lantern relaunched as brave, mighty and gay (nctimes.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    Green Lantern, one of DC Comics' oldest and most enduring heroes, is serving as a beacon for the publisher again, this time as a proud, mighty and openly gay hero. The change is revealed in the pages of the second issue of "Earth 2" out next week, and ...
    North County Times
  • Continued cuts in store in San Bernardino County's proposed budget (dailybulletin.com)
    May 31, 2012
    "The problem is is that AB 109 revenue isn't even sufficient to cover the impacts we're experiencing," said Devereaux. "In reality what's happening is those new revenues are making it look like we are not actually reducing as much as we're ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • San Bernardino law enforcement leaders address recent spate of slayings (mercurynews.com)
    May 30, 2012
    "Rather, it's focused on the social programs trying to integrate parolees released from incarceration as a result of the Governor's AB 109 reform bill." Penman said he was also concerned about the parolee to officer ratio. "Saturday morning I ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • San Bernardino law enforcement leaders address recent spate of slayings (redlandsdailyfacts.com)
    May 30, 2012
    "Rather, it's focused on the social programs trying to integrate parolees released from incarceration as a result of the Governor's AB 109 reform bill." Penman said he was also concerned about the parolee to officer ratio. "Saturday morning I ...
    Redlands Daily Facts
  • Nadal plays cleanly, wins 1st French Open match (nctimes.com)
    May 29, 2012
    Rafael Nadal started his bid for a record seventh French Open championship with a mostly mistake-free 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 victory over 111th-ranked Simone Bolelli of Italy. The second-seeded Nadal made only 18 unforced errors Tuesday, fewer than half as many as ...
    North County Times
  • Central Coast county jails feeling effects of AB 109 (syvnews.com)
    May 29, 2012
    “AB 109, or public safety realignment, brings the most significant changes in state corrections and the criminal justice system in over 30 years,” Santa Barbara County Chief Probation Officer Beverly Taylor told the county Board of Supervisors on May 15.
    Santa Ynez Valley News
  • Illegal immigrants find paths to college, careers (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 26, 2012
    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Going to college seemed inconceivable when Adriana Sanchez, the 12-year-old daughter of farm workers, was brought from Mexico to Central California and the family overstayed their visas. Even though Sanchez excelled in ...
    Associated Press
  • Fireman's dad fights soft sentence (mercedsunstar.com)
    May 26, 2012
    Maloney said he doesn't believe Chick's sentence will be reinstated, but he hopes an amendment can be written into AB 109. He said the state legislature should not allow local authorities to let people who've killed someone serve house arrest ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • District 1 supervisor candidate Joe Kelly (calaverasenterprise.com)
    May 25, 2012
    Place of birth and place where grew up: California. Military History if any ... public safety issue affecting the county and what should be done about it? AB 109, the state’s prison system transfer of state prisoners to the county.
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials (necn.com)
    May 24, 2012
    AB 109 triggered the governor's realignment strategy, which involves shifting low-level offenders from the state prison system to county jails throughout California. At first glance, the plan seems to have the advantage of simplicity — the U.S. Supreme ...
    NECN
  • Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials (necn.com)
    May 24, 2012
    AB 109 triggered the governor's realignment strategy, which involves shifting low-level offenders from the state prison system to county jails throughout California. At first glance, the plan seems to have the advantage of simplicity — the U.S. Supreme ...
    NECN
  • Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials (necn.com)
    May 24, 2012
    AB 109 triggered the governor's realignment strategy, which involves shifting low-level offenders from the state prison system to county jails throughout California. At first glance, the plan seems to have the advantage of simplicity — the U.S. Supreme ...
    NECN
  • Woodland police still searching for woman after Sunday car chase (dailydemocrat.com)
    May 22, 2012
    McClean, a former state prison inmate, was recently released from prison pursuant to AB 109 and placed on Post Community Release Supervision, Delao reported. "After his apprehension, it was discovered McClean had a 'no bail' warrant for ...
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo county jails feeling effects of AB 109 (lompocrecord.com)
    May 22, 2012
    State legislators and Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law in 2011 in response to direction from the U.S. Supreme Court to reduce over-crowding in the state’s 33 prisons. The legislation designed to reduce inmate populations in state prisons has ...
    Lompoc Record
  • Symptoms of system in shambles (lompocrecord.com)
    May 22, 2012
    AB 109 triggered the governor’s realignment strategy, which involves shifting low-level offenders from the state prison system to county jails throughout California. At first glance, the plan seems to have the advantage of simplicity — the U ...
    Lompoc Record
  • State prison inmates add to SB, SLO county jail problems (santamariatimes.com)
    May 21, 2012
    State legislators and Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law in 2011 in response to direction from the U.S. Supreme Court to reduce over-crowding in the state’s 33 prisons. The legislation designed to reduce inmate populations in state ...
    Santa Maria Times
  • Police: Parolee carjacks vehicle from Redding woman (redding.com)
    May 19, 2012
    According to police, Dunn had been released from prison and is on supervised probation under the prisoner realignment program, AB-109. His probation officer was contacted and authorized a violation of Dunn’s probation. The undamaged vehicle ...
    Record Searchlight
  • California Getting Tougher On Metal Thieves (cbs47.tv)
    May 19, 2012
    Senator Tom Berryhill (R-CA) wants to make Ag theft a felony. “What's played a big role in this is realignment. We've got early release and a lot of these prisoners going to local jails…just can't hold them. AB 109 was a bad policy,” said Berryhill.
    CBS 47
  • Bicycle stolen from Junior Seau's garage recovered (magicvalley.com)
    May 17, 2012
    Terra Ramirez, told TV station KGTV (http://bit.ly/KNer2P). Seau was a mainstay of the San Diego Chargers' defense in the 1990s after starring at Southern California.
    Twin Falls Times-News
  • Police arrest Redding man suspected of multiple local burglaries (redding.com)
    May 17, 2012
    Barner said it’s the fourth time Finn has been arrested since his Jan. 13 release from prison under AB 109 – more commonly known as realignment. He’s suspected of burglarizing Redding Printing Company, Big Lots, Sally’s Florist and ...
    Record Searchlight
  • Orange County budget: More stable than California's, but there are still some bumps in the road (scpr.org)
    May 14, 2012
    Kim said the latest shortfall in the California state budget could trickle down to the county. “Specifically with relation to AB 109 — the public safety realignment," said Kim. "We’re very concerned we could see reduced or insufficient funding.”
    89.3 KPCC
  • Carmen Trutanich: Realignment is an opportunity (dailynews.com)
    May 14, 2012
    Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich may be one of the few people who see AB 109 -- also known as prison realignment -- as an opportunity to make the streets safer. As the state relieves overcrowding in its prisons, it is forcing counties ...
    Los Angeles Daily News
  • Art Browner: Quality of life affected (mercedsunstar.com)
    May 14, 2012
    It appears that Merced County's district attorney and sheriff are going to make a gallant attempt at keeping public safety as a priority after implementation of AB 109 on realignment, according to the article "Packed jails spark debate" (May 5 ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • Community Corrections Partnership meets today in Fairfield (thereporter.com)
    May 14, 2012
    AB 109 establishes the chief probation officer as the chair of the Community Corrections Partnership. Information presented is fully discussed by the committee members and voted on by the Executive Committee in accordance with the legislation parameters.
    Vacaville Reporter
  • Violent Crime Up More Than 51 Percent In First Quarter (hometownstation.com)
    May 13, 2012
    Some media outlets have reported that AB 109 applies only to “low-level” offenders, but this is a misnomer. The list includes felony child abuse, assault and battery, DUI manslaughter, supplying children with heroin or meth, street gang recruiting ...
    Santa Clarita Radio
  • Times endorsements: Jackie Lacey for D.A. (latimes.com)
    May 13, 2012
    Most important, California is dealing with a revolutionary change in prison policy known among government wonks and district attorney candidates as AB 109 realignment. That law shifts responsibility for many criminals from the state to the counties.
    Los Angeles Times
  • Times endorsements: Jackie Lacey for D.A. (articles.latimes.com)
    May 12, 2012
    Most important, California is dealing with a revolutionary change in prison policy known among government wonks and district attorney candidates as AB 109 realignment. That law shifts responsibility for many criminals from the state to the counties.
    Los Angeles Times
  • John Loftin: House arrest in DUI death is too lenient (losbanosenterprise.com)
    May 11, 2012
    I can't imagine what Andrew Maloney's parents must feel. There is very little justice. AB 109, passed in October, lets inmates sentenced for nonserious crimes serve their sentences in county jails and no prison. How can one say Ms. Chick's crime ...
    Los Baños Enterprise
  • Pentagon: US doing all it can to find POW soldier (hosted2.ap.org)
    May 10, 2012
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The military and the intelligence community are doing everything possible to find 26-year-old Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was taken prisoner in Afghanistan nearly three years ago, Pentagon leaders said Thursday in the wake of ...
    Associated Press
  • Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials (www2.wjtv.com)
    May 9, 2012
    AB 109 triggered the governor's realignment strategy, which involves shifting low-level offenders from the state prison system to county jails throughout California. At first glance, the plan seems to have the advantage of simplicity the U.S ...
    WJTV.com
  • Tehama supervisors support inmate auto-shop plan; work-release program would teach new skills (redding.com)
    May 7, 2012
    At the center of Tehama's AB 109 plan is a work farm, a minimum-security adult detention facility that would include space for agricultural training, classes, and drug, alcohol and mental health programs. The inmate-operated auto-maintenance ...
    Record Searchlight
  • Why SB 1506 makes sense for prisons (bakersfield.com)
    May 7, 2012
    The DAs say that Senate Bill 1506 will flood county jails: not so, since these drug possessors already are the responsibility of counties under Public Safety Realignment (AB 109). Since possession ... reform that would bring California in line with 13 ...
    Bakersfield Californian
  • Santa Nella woman who killed firefighter in DUI crash released from prison (losbanosenterprise.com)
    May 4, 2012
    AB 109, which took effect in October, mandates that low-level state prison inmates sentenced for nonserious, nonviolent crimes and low-risk sex offenses serve their sentences in county jails instead of state prisons. Merced County received $2.8 ...
    Los Baños Enterprise
  • Recently Released Inmate Found Living at Pot Grow House (sandiegoreader.com)
    May 4, 2012
    Vincent Barnett was free as a result of AB 109, a law signed into law last year that gives authorities power to release low-level offenders on the conditions that they avoid criminal activity and forfeit their constitutional rights under the ...
    San Diego weekly Reader
  • Stanislaus County sheriff blasts state prison program (news10.net)
    May 4, 2012
    MODESTO, CA - The Modesto Police Department and Stanislaus County ... The statement said one of the suspects had been "recently released from state prison under the AB 109 program." AB 109 is also known as realignment, which reduced the state's prison ...
    KXTV News10Net
  • Supervisors approve restoring six correctional officer positions due to jail needs (lakeconews.com)
    May 3, 2012
    AB 109, signed by the governor in 2011, implemented correctional realignment, which shifts nonviolent, nonserious and non sex offenders to serve their sentence in county jails instead of state prisons. It also places some parolees under the supervision of ...
    Lake County News
  • Woman guilty in fatal DUI avoids jail time (mercedsunstar.com)
    May 1, 2012
    AB 109, which took effect in October, mandates that low-level state prison inmates sentenced for nonserious, nonviolent crimes and low-risk sex offenses serve their sentences in county jails instead of state prisons. Merced County received $2.8 ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • Palm Desert may boost public safety, public works budgets
    May 1, 2012
    “If there's an increase due to AB 109 (the state law allowing releases from county jails for a number of felonies), it's going to be in the business district,” Wohlmuth said. The council agreed to put money back into the budget for ...
    Desert Sun
  • Profiling horses in the 138th Kentucky Derby (news.cincinnati.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    Widely regarded as being head and shoulders better than other California-based Kentucky Derby prospects ... who was sent to post at 109-1 odds. Optimizer had solid success on turf and synthetic racing surfaces in his first three starts, but ...
    Cincinnati.com
  • Angels lose fifth straight, 3-2, to Indians (nola.com)
    Apr 28, 2012
    Pujols' regular-season homerless drought is at a career-worst 109 at-bats. He has not connected since Sept ... The native of southern California was inundated with tweets and text messages from family and friends afterwards. "Everybody back home was ...
    nola.com
  • CDCR releases realignment plan, includes job cuts at CMC (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 28, 2012
    The California Department of Corrections released a comprehensive realignment plan this week, and it details plans to cut more jobs. Realignment, or AB 109, sends certain offenders to county jails instead of prison. It is increasing the local ...
    msnbc.com
  • Smyth's Bill To Allow Exception To Brown Act For Governor Meetings (hometownstation.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    The governor of California isn’t on the list ... “The Board of Supervisors earnestly believed that inadequate actions by the state, in both describing the AB 109 population and in providing funding to the county of Los Angeles for that population ...
    Santa Clarita Radio
  • Congressional reforms key to ending gridlock, former White House chief of staff says (syracuse.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    With an automatic $109 billion in domestic and defense budget cuts scheduled ... "If you went to 26th and California (home of the Cook County criminal courts) with the evidence that Osama bin Laden was in that building, there's no judge that ...
    Syracuse Post-Standard
  • Bill to put 'career criminals' in state prison dies (vvdailypress.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Since AB 109 took effect Oct. 1, San Bernardino County has convicted ... The now-dead bill was supported by the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs, California District Attorneys Association, California Police Chiefs Association, Los Angeles ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Supervisors Support Bill to Prevent Jail Overcrowding (corrections.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Murrieta, CA - The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted today ... Another 781 inmates are locked up locally due to AB 109, informally known as the "realignment" bill. "Senator Emmerson's bill shouldn't be necessary," said Supervisor ...
    Corrections.com
  • Riverside County supports plan to send inmates back to prison (mydesert.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    AB 109, which took effect Oct. 1 ... would have to be incarcerated in one of California’s 33 prisons. The result is that some convicts in local correctional facilities are serving terms in excess of 10 years.
    Desert Sun
  • Supervisors support bill to prevent overcrowding in local jails (myvalleynews.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    AB 109, which took effect Oct. 1 ... would have to be incarcerated in one of California's 33 prisons. The result is that some convicts in local correctional facilities are serving terms in excess of 10 years. According to Walker, a woman convicted of ...
    Valley News
  • Dawkins drops by the office on Day 1 of retirement (nj.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brian Dawkins spent his first day of retirement at the office. The veteran safety, who is calling it a career after 16 seasons in the NFL, dropped by Broncos headquarters Tuesday to say his goodbyes and thank management for ...
    NJ.com
  • Dawkins drops by the office on Day 1 of retirement (oregonlive.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brian Dawkins spent his first day of retirement at the office. The veteran safety, who is calling it a career after 16 seasons in the NFL, dropped by Broncos headquarters Tuesday to say his goodbyes and thank management ...
    Oregonian
  • LA County Board Found in Violation of Brown Act (lbpost.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    discussing AB 109 with officials from the State of California. AB 109, lso known as public safety realignment, is a controversial subject all on its own. The bill was signed into law last year, being the State's response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in ...
    LBPOST
  • Challengers attack absent incumbent at debate (redding.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    Baugh also asked Ambrozewicz for his thoughts on Assembly Bill 109, better known as public safety realignment. Ambrozewicz said he didn't know what AB 109 is, but then said he thinks low-level prisoners should be put to work once Baugh explained ...
    Record Searchlight
  • FAAB guide: Available Orioles can be excellent additions (content.usatoday.com)
    Apr 22, 2012
    Expect 484 AB, .263 AVG, 22 HR, 72 RBI ... Expect 145 IP, 10 W, 3.78 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and 109 K. Sergio Romo, RP, Giants (Mixed: $3, NL: N/A) – Teammate Santiago Casilla may be the nominal closer in San Francisco, but that's unlikely to last long.
    USA Today
  • NYC photo exhibit captures Warhol as young artist (hosted2.ap.org)
    Apr 21, 2012
    "Before They Were Famous: Behind the Lens of William John Kennedy," at the Site/109 gallery in lower Manhattan, features rare shots of Warhol and artist Robert Indiana posing together with what were soon to become their most celebrated works ...
    Associated Press
  • Moore tosses one-hitter in Lady Raiders' 10-0 victory (heraldstandard.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    Boys track & field Waynesburg Central 85, California 63 — The Trojans swept the relays ... Tevan McDowell (javelin, 103-10; shot put, 38-½) and Greg Jones (discus, 109-7) took the first-place points in the throws. Sean Hilverding (3,200, 11:13 ...
    Herald-Standard
  • Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics - Global Drug Forecasts and Treatment Analysis 2020 (sacbee.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Amgen Inc, AstraZeneca PLC, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB, Endocyte ... 2002–2011 251Table 109: Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics Market, India, Sales Value ($m), 2011–2020 256Table ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics - Global Drug Forecasts and Treatment Analysis 2020 (sacbee.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Amgen Inc, AstraZeneca PLC, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB, Endocyte ... 2002–2011 251Table 109: Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics Market, India, Sales Value ($m), 2011–2020 256Table ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Santa Barbara County Leaders Implored to Stop ‘Revolving Door’ of Mentally Ill Into Jail (noozhawk.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    The supervisors were also scheduled to hear about the impact of AB 109 on the first three months of the year, but will pick up that item at their May 8 meeting.
    Noozhawk
  • Sheriff's Department holds promotion ceremony (willows-journal.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    "My sister went into the California Highway Patrol ... The veteran correctional officer will assume the responsibility of implementing AB 109, the new law which requires the county to house long-term prisoners in order to reduce inmate overcrowding ...
    Willows Journal
  • Grand Jury releases probation department report (lassennews.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Public interest was expressed regarding the probation department’s preparedness for the implementation of AB 109, which includes the anticipated arrival of state prison parolees to Lassen County and public concern for the safety of unarmed probation officers.
    Lassen County News
  • AB109 Taking Toll on Medical Facilities (kionrightnow.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    New information this morning on California's public safety realignment program. According to the L.A. Times, as thousands of inmates are transitioned into county jails from state prisons, mental health officials are finding they have more serious mental ...
    KIONrightnow.com
  • State inmate influx higher than expected (santamariatimes.com)
    Apr 14, 2012
    The Public Safety Realignment Act,  AB 109/117, called for state prisoners convicted of some nonviolent crimes to begin serving their time in county jails Oct. 1, 2011, as a result of California’s persistent multibillion-dollar deficits and a U.S ...
    Santa Maria Times
  • State inmate influx higher than expected (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 14, 2012
    The Public Safety Realignment Act,  AB 109/117, called for state prisoners convicted of some nonviolent crimes to begin serving their time in county jails Oct. 1, 2011, as a result of California’s persistent multibillion-dollar deficits and a ...
    msnbc.com
  • Not-guilty plea in AB 109 drug case (uniondemocrat.com)
    Apr 14, 2012
    Sosa was released from state prison Feb. 5 to the supervision of the Calaveras County Probation Department under the “public safety realignment” instituted by AB 109 signed into law ... stop at about 10 a.m. near California and Daphne streets on ...
    Union Democrat
  • Op-Ed: California's prisoner release continues to fail (digitaljournal.com)
    Apr 13, 2012
    AB 109 is an abject and utter failure, it provides for the release of prisoners from State prisons and returns them to their respective county of origin. It has failed again California passed AB109 to meet the mandate of the Supreme Court of the US.
    Digital Journal
  • Supervisors adopt plan for AB 109 (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Apr 13, 2012
    Jerry Brown last April, and effective Oct. 1, 2011, Assembly Bill 109 shifts the burden of housing and supervising ... Calaveras County is one of the last California counties to adopt a realignment plan. The Calaveras County Community Partnership, made ...
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • California AB 109, a failure with consequences (examiner.com)
    Apr 12, 2012
    California passed AB109 to meet the mandate of the Supreme Court of the US. This has been nothing but a disaster from the beginning, previously released prisoner Kevin Duey was the first to run amok and as a result he died. No other lives were lost, only ...
    Examiner
  • County leaders pledge support to AB 109 committee (plumasnews.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    “AB 109 is such a game-changer ... “I agree that this is a game-changer in dealing with the criminal justice system in California,” Settlemire said. “And we don’t have a lot of time to put things in place. So we are going to give this the ...
    Plumas County News
  • Discussion About AB-109 (mymotherlode.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    San Andreas, CA -- The Calaveras County Supervisors will vote on issues today related to the state's AB-109 prisoner realignment program. The county is being asked to take on new law enforcement responsibilities because of state budget cuts. This includes ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • San Diego Crime Down, But Not For Long (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 8, 2012
    But those numbers may not hold up as California's prison populations downsize ... said Greg Thompson of the San Diego Sheriff’s Department. Before AB 109, the San Diego County Jails’ populations were at 4,000 with over 1,000 available ...
    msnbc.com
  • San Diego Crime Down, But Not For Long (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    But those numbers may not hold up as California's prison populations downsize ... said Greg Thompson of the San Diego Sheriff’s Department. Before AB 109, the San Diego County Jails’ populations were at 4,000 with over 1,000 available beds.
    msnbc.com
  • More With Less (huffingtonpost.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    This shell game is a supposedly a "cost-saving" measure that will, in effect, once again have California's most vulnerable populations ... the Office of Minority Health as well. Coincidentally AB 109 (realignment) has transferred supervision of thousands ...
    Huffington Post
  • BEAUMONT: Officials discuss realignment (pe.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    All of it is part of a statewide plan to meet a federal court order to reduce California’s prison population by ... to revive various law enforcement programs killed by AB 109. “My biggest concern is the potential for lawsuits,” Emmerson ...
    Riverside Press Enterprise
  • Prison Reform Helps Some, Hurts Others (nbclosangeles.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    Umana is a poster child for AB 109, a law which reduces the number of felonies punishable ... If the Glendale chief is right, California’s crime rate is destined to climb, meaning the issue of prison “reform” will soon be revisited.
    NBC Los Angeles
  • Crime goes up in Taft as jail terms are reduced (taftmidwaydriller.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    That, in a nutshell, is the problem not just here but in communities up and down the state in the six months since the implementation of  Assembly Bill 109, the  state's prison realignment. Under AB 109, many criminal who would otherwise be sentenced to ...
    Daily Midway Driller
  • Inmate work farm would free up space; with jail space a concern, Tehama County seeks proposals (redding.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    Tom Mohler, a frequent commenter at board meetings, urged supervisors to keep residents apprised of deliberations regarding AB 109. "I think we need to get the public involved in this," Mohler said. Tehama County's jail, first built in 1974 and ...
    Record Searchlight
  • Crime goes up in Taft as jail terms are reduced (taftmidwaydriller.com)
    Apr 2, 2012
    That, in a nutshell, is the problem not just here but in communities up and down the state in the six months since the implementation of  Assembly Bill 109, the  state's prison realignment. Under AB 109, many criminal who would otherwise be sentenced to ...
    Daily Midway Driller
  • Post-release probationer, illegal immigrant arrested in carjacking incident (vvdailypress.com)
    Apr 2, 2012
    Tapia was arrested for possession of stolen property and was placed on an immigration hold. Signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown last year, AB 109 shifts “low-level, nonviolent offenders” from the state prison and parole system to county jails and ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Op-Ed: California prisoner release program again fails (digitaljournal.com)
    Mar 31, 2012
    California's recently enacted law, AB-109 is also known by the local communities as PCRP, the Prisoner Catch & Release Program, and it has failed again. AB 109 is the prisoner release program which allowed Kevin Duey, as reported at Digital Journal to be ...
    Digital Journal
  • Man on post-release supervision arrested for theft (vvdailypress.com)
    Mar 30, 2012
    Higuera discovered Merrill was on post-release community supervision through California’s Realignment Plan, AB 109. Merrill was booked into Victor Valley Jail. Get complete stories every day with the "exactly as printed" Daily Press E-edition ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • California's prisoner release program fails again (examiner.com)
    Mar 30, 2012
    AB 109 is the prisoner release program which allowed Kevin Duey to be released into the community of Arnold, California. Duey subsequently went on what was likely a meth fueled shooting rampage and was shot by a Calaveras County Deputy Sheriff. Duey ...
    Examiner
  • "Wrath of the Titans" holds European premiere (cumberlink.com)
    Mar 29, 2012
    The Greek gods and monsters sequel "Wrath of the Titans" is having its European premiere on the biggest screen in the U.K., the British Film Institute's IMAX theater in London. Sam Worthington, the Australian lead of the 3D franchise, is walking the red ...
    Cumberland County Sentinel
  • United States: AB 506: California Sees The Most Dramatic Change In Municipal Bankruptcy In The Past Sixty Years (mondaq.com)
    Mar 29, 2012
    After much angst and wrangling the California Legislature passed AB 506 last fall, making it Government Code ... It only serves to achieve the requirements of 11 U.S.C. §109(c)(2) in that the State of California has authorized the filing or that ...
    Mondaq
  • ACLU report: Monterey County not budgeted for out-of-jail options for defendants waiting for trial (montereyherald.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    California at a Crossroads," was released last week and analyzed 53 California counties' expenditure plans under AB 109, the state bill that provides for realignment funding. "I don't think we had some details in there that they were looking for ...
    Monterey County Herald
  • Sheriff: Grant Will Increase Jail Capacity, But Doesn't Solve Overcrowding 'Crisis' (myvalleynews.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Jerry Brown and other lawmakers, who implemented it in response to a federal court decree that California reduce its prison population by 33,000 inmates over the next two years because of overcrowding. According to county public safety officials, AB 109 ...
    Valley News
  • Funding For More Local Jail Beds Could Be Coming (kesq.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Jerry Brown and other lawmakers, who implemented it in response to a federal court decree that California reduce its prison population by 33,000 inmates over the next two years because of overcrowding. According to county public safety officials, AB 109 ...
    KESQ News
  • ACLU report: Monterey County not budgeted for out-of-jail options for defendants waiting for trial (montereyherald.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    California at a Crossroads," was released last week and analyzed 53 California counties' expenditure plans under AB 109, the state bill that provides for realignment funding. "I don't think we had some details in there that they were looking for ...
    Monterey County Herald
  • UPDATED: Shasta County supervisor candidates get testy in debate (redding.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Schappell said he wasn't familiar with it, so Beck explained to him that it is the controversial plan to charge rural homeowners who live in State Responsibility Areas for extra fire protection originated as "AB 109 in the Legislature."
    Record Searchlight
  • ACLU report: Monterey County not budgeted for out-of-jail options for defendants waiting for trial (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    California at a Crossroads," was released last week and analyzed 53 California counties' expenditure plans under AB 109, the state bill that provides for realignment funding. "I don't think we had some details in there that they were looking for ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • European Stocks Rally on German Ifo Data; EasyJet, Lundin Jump (sfgate.com)
    Mar 26, 2012
    Lundin Petroleum AB rallied more than 7 percent after a well appraisal ... based on a survey of 7,000 executives, rose to 109.8 from a revised 109.7 last month. Economists had forecast it to remain unchanged at the initial February reading ...
    San Francisco Gate
  • European Stocks Rally on German Ifo Data; EasyJet, Lundin Jump (sfgate.com)
    Mar 26, 2012
    Lundin Petroleum AB rallied more than 7 percent after a well appraisal ... based on a survey of 7,000 executives, rose to 109.8 from a revised 109.7 last month. Economists had forecast it to remain unchanged at the initial February reading ...
    San Francisco Gate
  • Rex Gutierrez, former Rancho Cucamonga councilman, is home from prison (dailybulletin.com)
    Mar 24, 2012
    The former councilman was released March 7, said Kenneth Ford, spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's parole division in Diamond Bar. Under AB 109, Gov. Jerry Brown's Public Safety Realignment bill ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Rex Gutierrez, former Rancho Cucamonga councilman, is home from prison (sbsun.com)
    Mar 24, 2012
    The former councilman was released March 7, said Kenneth Ford, spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's parole division in Diamond Bar. Under AB 109, Gov. Jerry Brown's Public Safety Realignment bill ...
    San Bernardino County Sun
  • California Inmate Reduction: ACLU Report Finds Counties Focusing On Jail Expansion (huffingtonpost.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    California counties receiving an influx of low-level convicts ... in the jurisdictions that convicted them. That idea became AB 109 [PDF], which took effect Oct. 1. Each of the state's 58 counties receives funding to cover the cost of thousands ...
    Huffington Post
  • Is Prison Realignment Working In San Diego? (kpbs.org)
    Mar 21, 2012
    We're about six months into California's new prison realignment policy, and the initial assessments have begun. The new state policy, initiated by legislation known as AB 109, keeps convicted low-level, non-violent offenders in county jails ...
    KPBS
  • ACLU: Counties expanding jails, offer little on inmate reduction plans (nctimes.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    California counties receiving an influx of low-level convicts ... in the jurisdictions that convicted them. That idea became AB 109 [PDF], which took effect Oct. 1. Each of the state's 58 counties receives funding to cover the cost of thousands of ...
    North County Times
  • County to Cover Inmate’s $500,000 in Annual Prescription Drug Costs (noozhawk.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    Though the inmate is not in custody because of AB 109, “it’s just one more challenge that ... his pricey medical care is still funded by California taxpayers — a fact not lost on either the Sheriff Brown or the Board of Supervisors.
    Noozhawk
  • County to Cover Inmate’s $500,000 in Annual Prescription Drug Costs (noozhawk.com)
    Mar 21, 2012
    Though the inmate is not in custody because of AB 109, “it’s just one more challenge that ... his pricey medical care is still funded by California taxpayers — a fact not lost on either the Sheriff Brown or the Board of Supervisors.
    Noozhawk
  • County to Cover Inmate’s $500,000 in Annual Prescription Drug Costs (edhat.com)
    Mar 19, 2012
    Though the inmate is not in custody because of AB 109, “it’s just one more challenge that ... his pricey medical care is still funded by California taxpayers — a fact not lost on either the Sheriff Brown or the Board of Supervisors.
    Santa Barbara Edhat
  • County to Cover Inmate’s $500,000 in Annual Prescription Drug Costs (noozhawk.com)
    Mar 19, 2012
    Though the inmate is not in custody because of AB 109, “it’s just one more challenge that ... his pricey medical care is still funded by California taxpayers — a fact not lost on either the Sheriff Brown or the Board of Supervisors.
    Noozhawk
  • Shooting suspect identified, AB-109 fails (digitaljournal.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    AB-109 is the California alternative sentencing program which shifts prison inmates off on California counties to monitor and keep track of, sort of. AB-109, California's Probation Department alternative sentencing program, AKA California prisoner catch ...
    Digital Journal
  • Shooting suspect identified, AB-109 fails (examiner.com)
    Mar 17, 2012
    AB-109, California's Probation Department alternative sentencing program, AKA California prisoner catch and release program had its first major failure yesterday. Recently, Kevin Charles Duey was released from prison where he was serving time for the non ...
    Examiner
  • Rancho Cucamonga man booked for allegedly driving stolen car (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    Deputies discovered Haselwander was on supervised probation for possession of stolen property. AB 109 is a realignment plan that required the state to lower its prison population by reducing sentences of offenders with non-violent, non-sexual ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Rancho Cucamonga man booked for allegedly driving stolen car (mercurynews.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    Deputies discovered Haselwander was on supervised probation for possession of stolen property. AB 109 is a realignment plan that required the state to lower its prison population by reducing sentences of offenders with non-violent, non-sexual ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Officials believe county supervision will lower recidivism rates (vvdailypress.com)
    Mar 10, 2012
    Under California Prison Realignment Plan or Assembly Bill 109 ... translate to a decreased recidivism rate for those who would’ve been on parole prior to AB 109 going into effect. “I do believe that our success rate for probationers will transfer ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • California Funds County Jail Construction to Handle Prisoner Arrivals (news.yahoo.com)
    Mar 10, 2012
    Why do California counties see the need for more prison facilities? AB 109 and AB 117, also known as the "Public Safety Realignment of 2011," set in motion the process of changing the way California oversees its inmate population. The California Department ...
    YAHOO!
  • AB 109 compromise (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Mar 9, 2012
    AB 109 shifts responsibility to supervise certain inmates from the state to the local level. These changes were required by a federal ruling requiring California to reduce its vastly over-populated prisons. As certain felons return from state prison ...
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • $60 million for Porterville jail approved (recorderonline.com)
    Mar 9, 2012
    “This provides a major boost for California counties to house local inmates safely ... jail space needs due to expected growth in inmate population resulting from AB 109, the state-mandated prisoner realignment program.
    Porterville Recorder
  • County to Receive $100 Million for Jail Expansion (myvalleynews.com)
    Mar 9, 2012
    "This provides a major boost for California counties to house local inmates safely ... In the first four months AB 109 has been operational, 570 non's have been sentenced to jail time locally, according to a probation department report.
    Valley News
  • Riverside County to receive $100 million to help deal with jail over-crowding (kesq.com)
    Mar 9, 2012
    "This provides a major boost for California counties to house local inmates safely ... In the first four months AB 109 has been operational, 570 non's have been sentenced to jail time locally, according to a probation department report.
    KESQ News
  • REGION: Riverside County snags $100 million for jails (nctimes.com)
    Mar 9, 2012
    "AB 109 just tipped us over the edge ... Riverside was one of 11 counties to receive money, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange counties each received $100 million.
    North County Times
  • Riverside County receives $100 million for corrections, could expand jail in Indio (mydesert.com)
    Mar 9, 2012
    “This provides a major boost for California counties to house local inmates safely ... The statewide grants come nearly one year after the state Legislature approved AB 109, which hands counties responsibility of most criminals.
    Desert Sun
  • State prison 'realignment' falls short (dailydemocrat.com)
    Mar 7, 2012
    Services for AB 109 women "are not as developed," he said ... Perez-Santiago said several women fresh out of state prison in Southern and Central California for low-level offenses want to relocate to Richmond, but she doesn't have housing ...
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • Local jails see more inmates than expected as a result of prison realignment (msnbc.msn.com)
    Mar 7, 2012
    California's plan to reduce the inmate population at state ... The district attorney says it was his sixth offense. Before AB 109, Aceves would have been sentenced to prison.
    msnbc.com
  • Man Sentenced To 23 Years In County Jail For Meth Sales (keyt.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Prior to California's new sentencing law (AB 109), Aceves would have had to serve time in state prison. However, now convicted drug dealers are eligible to serve time locally if they do not have any excluding factors, which includes a current or past ...
    KEYT
  • Man Sentenced To 23 Years In County Jail For Meth Sales (keyt.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Prior to California's new sentencing law (AB 109), Aceves would have had to serve time in state prison. However, now convicted drug dealers are eligible to serve time locally if they do not have any excluding factors, which includes a current or past ...
    KEYT
  • State prison 'realignment' falls short with plans for female ex-convicts (dailydemocrat.com)
    Mar 5, 2012
    Services for AB 109 women "are not as developed," he said ... Perez-Santiago said several women fresh out of state prison in Southern and Central California for low-level offenses want to relocate to Richmond, but she doesn't have housing ...
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • State prison 'realignment' falls short with plans for female ex-convicts (dailydemocrat.com)
    Mar 4, 2012
    Services for AB 109 women "are not as developed," he said ... Perez-Santiago said several women fresh out of state prison in Southern and Central California for low-level offenses want to relocate to Richmond, but she doesn't have housing ...
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • Birds off CA coast coated in oil from natural seep (hanfordsentinel.com)
    Mar 3, 2012
    "This year, we've already had 109, and we know there are more coming in," Holcomb said. Murres had disappeared from Southern California until a couple of years ago. "Now they are the bulk of the birds being oiled. They are expanding their range, which is ...
    Hanford Sentinel
  • State prison "realignment" falls short with plans for female ex-convicts (contracostatimes.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    Services for AB 109 women "are not as developed," he said ... Perez-Santiago said several women fresh out of state prison in Southern and Central California for low-level offenses want to relocate to Richmond, but she doesn't have housing ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Will AB 109 hurt fire programs? (uniondemocrat.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    California’s prison-realignment plan, AB 109, will hammer the state’s inmate firefighter training program, which saves communities millions of dollars each year on wildland firefighting and prevention costs, according the state Legislative Analyst’s Office.
    Union Democrat
  • Is Tuolumne County A Safe Place? (mymotherlode.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    Sonora, CA -- Some Mother Lode residents are concerned about the state's AB 109 prisoner realignment program because more lower level offenders are staying in the county, rather than going to state prison. AB 109 has been a hot topic at recent Town Hall ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • State prison "realignment" falls short with plans for female ex-convicts (contracostatimes.com)
    Mar 1, 2012
    Services for AB 109 women "are not as developed," he said ... Perez-Santiago said several women fresh out of state prison in Southern and Central California for low-level offenses want to relocate to Richmond, but she doesn't have housing ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Riverside County supervisors may revive Whitewater jail debate (mydesert.com)
    Feb 29, 2012
    Jerry Brown and other lawmakers, who implemented it in response to a federal court decree that California reduce its prison population by 33,000 inmates over the next two years because of overcrowding. In the first four months AB 109 has been ...
    Desert Sun
  • Collateral Damage: Children and Prison Reform in California (beyondchron.org)
    Feb 28, 2012
    Type “California” into a Google news search and chances are ... Collaboration between county, city, and non-profit services will allow counties to use AB 109 funds efficiently and creatively. Unfortunately, budget constraints mean that even in a ...
    Beyond Chron
  • Gangster holds victim for hours for allegedly cheating with girlfriend (hesperiastar.com)
    Feb 28, 2012
    or Assembly Bill 109, offenders with non-violent, non-sexual and non-serious convictions will serve out shortened sentences in county jails and placed some parolees on local supervision through county Probation as California complies with a U.S. Supreme ...
    Hesperia Star
  • Gangster holds victim for hours for allegedly cheating with girlfriend (hesperiastar.com)
    Feb 28, 2012
    or Assembly Bill 109, offenders with non-violent, non-sexual and non-serious convictions will serve out shortened sentences in county jails and placed some parolees on local supervision through county Probation as California complies with a U.S. Supreme ...
    Hesperia Star
  • Supervisor Urges Reconsideration of 'Hub Jail' (myvalleynews.com)
    Feb 27, 2012
    Jerry Brown and other lawmakers, who implemented it in response to a federal court decree that California reduce its prison population by 33,000 inmates over the next two years because of overcrowding. In the first four months AB 109 has been operational ...
    Valley News
  • Gangster holds victim for hours for allegedly cheating with girlfriend (vvdailypress.com)
    Feb 27, 2012
    or Assembly Bill 109, offenders with non-violent, non-sexual and non-serious convictions will serve out shortened sentences in county jails and placed some parolees on local supervision through county Probation as California complies with a U.S. Supreme ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Oil slips to near $109 after 14 pct gain in Feb. (hosted2.ap.org)
    Feb 27, 2012
    SINGAPORE (AP) — Oil prices fell to near $109 a barrel Monday in Asia after a 14 percent gain this month that was driven by signs of an improving U.S. economy and fears of an Iran supply cut. Benchmark crude for April delivery was down 40 ...
    Associated Press
  • SLIDESHOW: IVCC hosts Edible Car Contest (newstrib.com)
    Feb 26, 2012
    It was a record-breaking day at the Illinois Valley Community College track for the seventh annual Edible Car Contest Feb. 22. Not only did spectators see the fastest cars, they also witnessed the most finishers and cleanest track. Only two-hundredths of a ...
    News Tribune
  • Karen Delaney, Be the Difference: Safety and justice for all (pasadenastarnews.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    Since Gov. Brown announced AB 109 realignment last fall, I've participated in dozens of discussions, meetings and forums where people have been working on sustaining communities that are safe, and communities that are more just. Often times ...
    Pasadena Star-News
  • Karen Delaney, Be the Difference: Safety and justice for all (mercurynews.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    Since Gov. Brown announced AB 109 realignment last fall, I've participated in dozens of discussions, meetings and forums where people have been working on sustaining communities that are safe, and communities that are more just. Often times ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Report: Riverside County agencies struggling due to more inmates, parolees (mydesert.com)
    Feb 25, 2012
    AB 109 mandated that individuals convicted of crimes that ... will also be supervised by county probation agents instead of parole officers with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, as was traditionally the case.
    Desert Sun
  • Some Probation Officers Will Carry Guns (mymotherlode.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    Sonora, CA -- A small group of Probation Officers in Tuolumne County will soon start carrying firearms. It is one of the changes approved by the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors as part of the AB 109 realignment of law enforcement services. Many felony ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • State realignment leads to shorter sentences (vvdailypress.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    That number is immediately then cut in half. • Under AB 109, or the Realignment Plan, prisoners convicted of some nonviolent crimes would serve their sentences in county jails as California complies with a U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring the state ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Emily Young: Is county coping with prison shift? (redding.com)
    Feb 19, 2012
    AB 109 represents California's strategy to reduce the state's prison population by June 2013 to comply with a court order recently affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Starting last October, state prisoners convicted of certain non-serious ...
    Record Searchlight
  • Martinez Jail Population Swells As A Result Of State Prison Transfer (concord-ca.patch.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    More than four months after California transferred responsibility for low-level ... "When you take all those people and the special needs population from AB 109, that causes that count to run higher than we want it to," the undersheriff said.
    Patch
  • Sheriff addresses burglaries, AB109
    Feb 18, 2012
    George Ruckman and California Highway Patrol Sgt ... Mele started off the meeting by addressing concerns he’s heard regarding AB 109, the state’s prison “realignment.” Counties are now charged with monitoring or incarcerating “low-level ...
    Union Democrat
  • Emily Young: Is county coping with prison shift? (redding.com)
    Feb 18, 2012
    AB 109 represents California's strategy to reduce the state's prison population by June 2013 to comply with a court order recently affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Starting last October, state prisoners convicted of certain non-serious ...
    Record Searchlight
  • AB 109 DECEPTION: Is the state dumping dangerous offenders at our doorstep? (uniondemocrat.com)
    Feb 17, 2012
    California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials ... One former inmate is a registered sex offender and was released from prison to the care of the county after AB 109 took effect because his most recent prison term was for a violation ...
    Union Democrat
  • Under Realignment, Far More Inmates Transferred to Contra Costa County Than Expected (blogs.kqed.org)
    Feb 17, 2012
    (Bay City News) More than four months after California transferred responsibility for low ... "When you take all those people and the special needs population from AB 109, that causes that count to run higher than we want it to," the ...
    KQED
  • Contra Costa feeling impact from state prison shift (insidebayarea.com)
    Feb 17, 2012
    More than four months after California transferred responsibility for low-level ... "When you take all those people and the special needs population from AB 109, that causes that count to run higher than we want it to," the undersheriff said.
    Inside Bay Area
  • Orange County Bail Bonds Offers Alternative to California's AB 109 Jail Overcrowding (prlog.org)
    Feb 16, 2012
    PRLog (Press Release) - Feb 15, 2012 - Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County Bail Bonds based in Santa Ana, California, is pleased to announce his participation with the Orange County Community Correction Programs (CCP) a committee that includes ...
    PRLog (free press release)
  • County responsibilities increase with post-offenders (thecoastnews.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    Jenkins, who has been a probation officer for 33 years, calls AB 109 the most significant change in California’s criminal justice system. Jenkins was quick to point out that AB 109 in no way transfers prison inmates to local jurisdictions. When AB109 was ...
    Coast News
  • California privacy laws keep police from getting parolees' names (mydesert.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    The state of California has begun handing counties the responsibility of monitoring tens of thousands of parolees, but police chiefs don't know who they are. State privacy laws prevent probation agents, who now handle the cases of most prisoners ...
    Desert Sun
  • Orange County Bail Bonds Offers Alternative to California's AB 109 Jail Overcrowding (pr-usa.net)
    Feb 15, 2012
    Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County Bail Bonds based in Santa Ana, California, is pleased to announce his participation with the Orange County Community Correction Programs. Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County Bail Bonds based in ...
    PR-USA.net
  • Orange County Bail Bonds Offers Alternative to California's AB 109 Jail Overcrowding (pr-usa.net)
    Feb 15, 2012
    Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County Bail Bonds based in Santa Ana, California, is pleased to announce his participation with the Orange County Community Correction Programs. Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County Bail Bonds based in ...
    PR-USA.net
  • Afflalo has 20 points, leads Nuggets past Suns (hosted2.ap.org)
    Feb 15, 2012
    DENVER (AP) — Arron Afflalo scored 20 points, Ty Lawson had 17 and the Denver Nuggets broke open a close game in the third quarter to beat the short-handed Phoenix Suns 109-92 on Tuesday night. Chris Andersen had 16 points and seven rebounds ...
    Associated Press
  • Knicks guard creating an international Lin-sation (canada.com)
    Feb 13, 2012
    Lin, a former editor of his high school newspaper and summer intern with a California state senator ... He scored 134 in his last five games, including 109 in his first four starts - the most since the NBA-ABA merger of 1976-77.
    Calgary Herald
  • Orange County Bail Bonds Introduces Alternative to California's AB 109 Jail Overcrowding (newswiretoday.com)
    Feb 10, 2012
    Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County Bail Bonds based in Santa Ana, CA, is pleased to announce his participation with the Orange County Community Correction ...
    Newswiretoday.com
  • Orange County Bail Bonds Introduces Alternative to California's AB 109 Jail Overcrowding (newswiretoday.com)
    Feb 10, 2012
    Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County Bail Bonds based in Santa Ana, CA, is pleased to announce his participation with the Orange County Community Correction ...
    Newswiretoday.com
  • Specialized care for inmates at Vacaville's California Medical Facility (thereporter.com)
    Feb 10, 2012
    "These are hard times," Singh said, referring to the passing of AB 109, realignment legislation that has pushed ... "This definitely mitigates some of that," he added. With the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR ...
    Vacaville Reporter
  • Orange County Bail Bonds Offers Alternative to California's AB 109 Jail Overcrowding (pr-inside.com)
    Feb 10, 2012
    2012-02-10 09:08:58 - Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County Bail Bonds based in Santa Ana, California, is pleased to announce his participation with the Orange County Community Correction Programs. Bob Miller, the owner/operator of Orange County ...
    PR Inside
  • Peru wants to handle traffic tickets out of court (newstrib.com)
    Feb 9, 2012
    Peru wants to prosecute non-traffic city violation tickets in city hall instead of in the courthouse in Ottawa. The City Council heard the idea from police chief Doug Bernabei and attorney Doug Schweickert. First, the city’s vehicle impound ordinance ...
    News Tribune
  • Kings County adds positions to deal with prisoners (hanfordsentinel.com)
    Feb 9, 2012
    The positions were created to comply with AB 109, the state law that took effect last year that requires counties to keep lower-level convicts instead of sending them to state prison. With California facing an estimated deficit of $13 billion, the measure ...
    Hanford Sentinel
  • AB109 Parolee Arrested In Calaveras (mymotherlode.com)
    Feb 9, 2012
    San Andreas, CA -- Calaveras Sheriff's Deputies arrest Manuel Travis ... Both subjects were booked into the Calaveras County jail. AB 109 is the Public Safety Realignment Act, which became law in April 2011 to help alleviate prison overcrowding ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • Alan Jackson: Cost of early jail release in lost lives is too high (presstelegram.com)
    Feb 9, 2012
    The passage of AB 109 has now magnified the problem. Los Angeles cannot stand idly by while a new wave of crime washes over our streets. There is, however, an alternative. I have drafted SB 983, a bill currently sponsored by California state Sen.
    Long Beach Press-Telegram
  • Letter: A.B. 109 poses threats (appeal-democrat.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    While the corrected version of this article confirmed AB 109 did not dictate his early release from prison ... prosecutors with a sensitivity to victim's rights and the nuances of California's criminal statutes.
    Appeal-Democrat
  • Suspect Arrested for Violating Terms of AB 109 Post-Release Conditions (thepinetree.net)
    Feb 7, 2012
    San Andreas, CA....On 02/06/12 at approx ... conditions of his post-release supervision after being released from state prison as part of AB 109. Grow reportedly cut and removed his electronic ankle monitor. Also arrested ..... During the ...
    Pine Tree
  • Employment improves, property taxes decrease for county, more cuts to budget expected (myvalleynews.com)
    Feb 7, 2012
    With no long-term funding promises from the state, which California Controller John Chung last week said would be out of cash by Feb. 29 without increased borrowing, county officials are worried about the near- and long-term budgetary impact of AB 109.
    Valley News
  • Defense cuts test lawmakers' resolve on deficits (hosted2.ap.org)
    Feb 6, 2012
    Democrats as well as Republicans are resisting, looking to protect home turf from California, where the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft is built, to Wisconsin, home to speedy Littoral combat ships, to military installations all across the country.
    Associated Press
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    Feb 3, 2012
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  • Lawmakers press for answers on hazing in military (hosted2.ap.org)
    Feb 2, 2012
    Harry Lew after he was caught sleeping on duty. Standing with her colleagues Thursday, the California congresswoman talked about her nephew and pressed for answers from the Pentagon on whether stopping hazing in the ranks is a top priority.
    Associated Press
  • Supreme Court to charge Pakistani PM with contempt (globegazette.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    The announcement was ab escalation in a case that has dogged Pakistan's democratically elected government since 2009, when the Supreme Court ordered it write to Swiss authorities requesting they reopen a corruption case against President Asif Ali Zardari ...
    Globe Gazette
  • 'Loophole' puts violent offender back on streets (vvdailypress.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    Jerry Brown’s Assembly Bill 109, offenders are assessed by the crime they were ... Prisoners convicted of some non-violent crimes began serving their time in county jails on Oct. 1, as California complied with a U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Auction, party benefit Princeton school playground (newstrib.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    PRINCETON — Parents, teachers, school administrators and community members are gearing up to “Play it Forward” in a fundraising event Feb. 4 to benefit the playgrounds of Princeton Elementary Schools. The PES Plays campaign grew out of a PTO ...
    News Tribune
  • Prison staff downsizing begins in California (examiner.com)
    Jan 30, 2012
    AB 109 legislation was signed into law in April, 2011 by California Governor Jerry Brown, and is officially known as the Public Safety Realignment of 2011. The Realignment began in earnest when the inmate population started being sent back to counties of ...
    Examiner
  • Group takes on big challenge for Big Bureau Creek (newstrib.com)
    Jan 29, 2012
    PRINCETON — Friends of the Big Bureau Creek Watershed, whose main focus is to promote conservation to help sustain the creek, is providing incentives to landowners interested in implementing conversation practices whose land borders certain parts of ...
    News Tribune
  • Hundreds Of Calif. Prison Employees Get Layoff Notices (ksbw.com)
    Jan 27, 2012
    California prison officials sent layoff notices to 545 employees ... To ease bursting state prison overcrowding and comply with the U.S. Supreme Court's mandate, state legislation AB-109 shifted many inmates deemed "low-risk" to local county jails ...
    KSBW.com
  • State Judges Propose Changes for Prison Realignment Program (kionrightnow.com)
    Jan 26, 2012
    Some judges want to shake up California's prison system ... Typically, it's three years. But with AB 109, that's cut to months to save the state money. Judges said that's not enough time. Now, local cities and counties may have to foot the bill.
    KIONrightnow.com
  • Public Officials Talk About Public Safety Realignment (turnto23.com)
    Jan 25, 2012
    "If California took the resources made available for prison expansion ... (speaking on Placer County’s AB 109 plan) Rocklin Police Chief Ron Lawrence Auburn Journal, Gus Thomson, January 11, 2012 “Realignment is an opportunity to re-examine how the ...
    Bakersfield Channel
  • School lunches to have more veggies, whole grains (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jan 25, 2012
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings, including popular pizza, will come with less sodium and more whole grains, with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables ...
    Associated Press
  • School lunches to have more veggies, whole grains (hosted2.ap.org)
    Jan 25, 2012
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings, including popular pizza, will come with less sodium and more whole grains, with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables ...
    Associated Press
  • Collateral Damage: Children and Prison Reform in California (beyondchron.org)
    Jan 24, 2012
    Type “California” into a Google news search and chances are ... Collaboration between county, city, and non-profit services will allow counties to use AB 109 funds efficiently and creatively. Unfortunately, budget constraints mean that even in a ...
    Beyond Chron
  • Local Concerns on AB 109 ~By Oliver Bernasconi (thepinetree.net)
    Jan 23, 2012
    Arnold, CA...I am a Calaveras County resident, property owner and taxpayer concerned with how the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors is handling the implementation of AB109, the early release and return to the county of certain prison inmates...
    Pine Tree
  • Brown’s budget — more taxes, spending (andersonvalleypost.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    California cannot afford this ... No amount of funding or reform can fix realignment. I recommend that AB 109 be repealed and a new plan re-written that insures justice for public safety and solves the prison overcrowding problem.
    AndersonValleyPost.com
  • West County Calendar: Week of Jan. 18 (stltoday.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    WILDWOOD FROZEN FEET TRAIL RACE: The Wildwood Frozen Feet Trail Race starts at 8 a.m. Jan. 28 at LaSalle Springs Middle School, 3300 Highway 109. The 12-mile race takes place on trails in Wildwood and ends back at LaSalle Springs, where food and ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Ravens need to crank up offense to beat Patriots (nctimes.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    Baltimore totaled 227 yards _ 109 after halftime _ in a 20-13 win over Houston. The Ravens went three-and-out eight times, averaged 2.8 yards per rush and scored three points over the final 46 minutes. That kind of production probably won't be enough ...
    North County Times
  • Partnership frays, but a plan emerges (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    AB 109 is designed to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court mandate ordering that California reduce its state prison population by 33,000 inmates by June 2014. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill last year and set in motion a plan to reduce the number of inmates ...
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • AB 109 Causing Problems for Gilroy Police (kionrightnow.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    Now, it's happening because of California's prison realignment plan, also known as AB 109. Central Coast News uncovered it's a growing problem in one community. James Lucio is behind bars at Santa Clara County Jail after Gilroy Police arrested him ...
    KIONrightnow.com
  • Police: 'Career Criminal' Released By State Nabbed In Gilroy (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    James Bob Lucio was the "first person released from prison and returned back to Gilroy under California’s re-alignment program," Gilroy police Sgt. Joseph Deras said Thursday. Calif. legislation AB-109 shifted many inmates deemed "low-risk" from state ...
    msnbc.com
  • Blythe chief gives presentation on prisoner realignment plan (paloverdevalleytimes.com)
    Jan 11, 2012
    "Prior to AB 109, these same parole violators would have remained in the jail's custody for only one or two days and then returned to the care and custody of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Smith said that Riverside ...
    Palo Verde Valley Times
  • Blythe chief gives presentation on prisoner realignment plan (paloverdevalleytimes.com)
    Jan 11, 2012
    "Prior to AB 109, these same parole violators would have remained in the jail's custody for only one or two days and then returned to the care and custody of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Smith said that Riverside ...
    Palo Verde Valley Times
  • More Light Please: Campaign for California Bill To Force Disclosure of Corporate Campaign Contributions (huffingtonpost.com)
    Jan 10, 2012
    On Sunday, Jan. 8, 2011, the old guard of San Francisco politics gathered in the Latino Room of the San Francisco Main Library to bring more light into the state's political processes by kick-starting the campaign to support AB 1148, the California DISCLOSE Act.
    Huffington Post
  • County departments weigh in on AB 109 (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Jan 10, 2012
    AB 109 is a bill that shifts responsibility of housing and supervising a wide variety of inmates from the state to the local level. These changes were required by a federal ruling requiring California to reduce its prison population. The "non ...
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • Solano County on track to avoid jail overcrowding (thereporter.com)
    Jan 10, 2012
    Three months after AB 109 went into effect, Solano County finds its jails ... "I'm not concerned with the way it's going because we needed a change," Stanton said in reference to California's correctional system. "We know that county programs ...
    Vacaville Reporter
  • BRIK McDILL: What has realignment of prisons wrought? More than state warned (bakersfield.com)
    Jan 9, 2012
    Well, golly, gee whiz -- AB 109 is still a newborn and here's what we have already found:  * That California counties north to south have received two to three times the number of realigned triple-nons -- nonserious, nonviolent, nonsexual felons -- and ...
    Bakersfield Californian
  • County Jails Maxed Out, Officials Say (murrieta.patch.com)
    Jan 7, 2012
    The California State Association of Counties and other groups have urged the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown to modify the law that will rectify the problem. The governor and various lawmakers pushed AB 109 as part of his "realignment" strategy ...
    Patch
  • Riverside County jails reach maximum capacity (myvalleynews.com)
    Jan 7, 2012
    This is a dramatic increase. Prior to AB 109, these same parole violators would have remained in the jail's custody for only 1-2 days and then returned to the care and custody of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).
    Valley News
  • Man arrested in Rio Linda bar attacks (news10.net)
    Jan 6, 2012
    He is also being held on an abeyance hold, pursuant to his post-release community supervision status under California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation early release (AB 109) provisions.. The attack took place at the Lew's Club on the 6700 block ...
    KXTV News10Net
  • Wade, James sit as Heat outlast Hawks in triple-OT (nwitimes.com)
    Jan 6, 2012
    Chris Bosh scored 33 points and the Miami Heat, playing without injured stars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, beat the Atlanta Hawks 116-109 in triple-overtime on Thursday night. Mario Chalmers had 22 of his 29 points after the third quarter for the Heat ...
    NWI.com
  • Rockies acquire manager's son from Rangers (azdailysun.com)
    Jan 6, 2012
    The 26-year-old Tracy hit .259 with 26 home runs and 109 RBIs for Triple-A Round Rock last season. He receives a non-roster invitation to spring training. Reynolds was 3-0 with a 6.19 ERA in 13 appearances for the Rockies in 2011, including three starts.
    Arizona Daily Sun
  • Illinois credit rating worst in United States (newstrib.com)
    Jan 5, 2012
    No other state has such a low rating from Moody’s. Only one other state, California, even gets the next-highest rating. A lower rating generally means the state has to pay more interest when it sells bonds. That increases costs to taxpayers.
    News Tribune
  • Bail Agents Offer Possible Solutions to CCPs for Correctional Facilities AB109 Realignment (emailwire.com)
    Jan 5, 2012
    (EMAILWIRE.COM, January 04, 2012 ) Newport Beach, CA – Sean Cook, the owner/operator of Premiere Bail Bonds based in Newport Beach, California, announced today his participation, along with other bail bondsmen throughout the state, in the Community ...
    Emailwire
  • Donnelly Vows New Try at Prison Reform (mountain-news.com)
    Jan 5, 2012
    That previously adopted bill allowed the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation ... he pledged to come in with a bill to deal with what he called the "unintended impacts" of AB 109. They include, he said, problems created ...
    Mountain News
  • Kallis, De Villiers batter Sri Lanka in 3rd test (metronews.ca)
    Jan 4, 2012
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Jacques Kallis made a career-best 224 and AB de Villiers 160 not out as South Africa battered ... Kallis shared a double-century partnership with opener Alviro Petersen (109) on the first day. "We were disappointed with our ...
    Metronews.ca
  • Kallis puts SAfrica in control of series decider (metronews.ca)
    Jan 3, 2012
    Kallis marked the milestone match at his home ground with a 41st test hundred and shared a 205-run partnership with recalled opener Alviro Petersen (109). Kallis attacked from ... but Kallis then combined with AB de Villiers (45 not out) for an unbroken ...
    Metronews.ca
  • How can county pay for new prisoners? (hanfordsentinel.com)
    Jan 2, 2012
    They have two options to be considered by the California State Association of Counties ... Jerry Brown that would guarantee AB 109 funding for counties while also temporarily raising taxes. Verboon is headed to a CSAC board meeting Thursday to discuss ...
    Hanford Sentinel
  • Yolo Superior Court able to move past steep 2011 cuts (dailydemocrat.com)
    Jan 2, 2012
    AB 109, which began implementation in October ... "That is the single biggest change in the criminal justice system in California in anyone's memory," Rosenberg said. "... It completely changed the way we do business on the criminal side."
    Woodland Daily Democrat
  • Year in Review: Cities move forward with economic plans (willows-journal.com)
    Dec 31, 2011
    Both Colusa and Williams city councils decided to pay off the state to keep their redevelopment agencies moving forward — hoping that the state Supreme Court will slap down California's funding ... county as part of the AB 109 state prison revamp ...
    Willows Journal
  • Year in Review: Cities move forward with economic plans (orland-press-register.com)
    Dec 31, 2011
    Both Colusa and Williams city councils decided to pay off the state to keep their redevelopment agencies moving forward — hoping that the state Supreme Court will slap down California's funding ... county as part of the AB 109 state prison revamp ...
    Orland Press Register
  • New year will bring 750 new laws (uniondemocrat.com)
    Dec 29, 2011
    California legislators passed 750 new laws this year that ... Seawell said more attention should be directed at AB 109, which shifts the responsibility of supervising former prisoners on parole from the state to counties and went into effect in October.
    Union Democrat
  • Acquitted pastor's ex-wife dies years after attack (muscatinejournal.com)
    Dec 27, 2011
    My demon has finally gotten the upper hand," he claimed. He surrendered custody of his children to longtime friends and moved to California with his lover Lucy Papillon, a psychologist and the daughter of a Methodist bishop who, like Railey, once served as ...
    Muscatine Journal
  • Mexican army: 'El Chapo' security head arrested (billingsgazette.com)
    Dec 26, 2011
    His cartel controls cocaine trafficking on the Mexican border with California and has moved eastward to the corridor between the Mexican state of Sonora, which borders Arizona. Separately, Mexican soldiers discovered 13 bodies in an abandoned truck Sunday ...
    Billings Gazette
  • SILVA: Local impacts from macro decisions (paradisepost.com)
    Dec 22, 2011
    Shanks was released at the end of his commitment according to regular California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) guidelines. However, in accordance with the provisions of AB 109 he was directed to report to the Butte County ...
    Paradise Post
  • County already feeling impact of inmate transfer (plumasnews.com)
    Dec 21, 2011
    Reinert said her department was supposed to have about five additional parolees from AB 109. The probation department got its ... sheriffs in the Bay Area and we had a representative from (California Department of Corrections) who was on the receiving ...
    Plumas County News
  • County already feeling impact of inmate transfer (plumasnews.com)
    Dec 21, 2011
    Reinert said her department was supposed to have about five additional parolees from AB 109. The probation department got its ... sheriffs in the Bay Area and we had a representative from (California Department of Corrections) who was on the receiving ...
    Plumas County News
  • Shasta College Student Essay: Reforming in the Wrong Direction (anewscafe.com)
    Dec 19, 2011
    Ab 109 will affect local correctional officer’s jobs, the economy, and the safety of the greater Susanville region. The people of Susanville need to address Mathew Cate (Secretary of California Department of Corrections) and let him know the ...
    Food For Thought& A News Cafe
  • New Hemet officer to manage prison transfers (thevalleychronicle.com)
    Dec 19, 2011
    Prisoners will be transferred under AB 109, a state law designed to reduce overcrowding ... according to Brown's report. "California Assembly Bill 109 creates a unique challenge for local law enforcement officials," Brown told the council from both a ...
    The Valley Chronicle
  • Dealing With Additional Offenders (mymotherlode.com)
    Dec 17, 2011
    Sonora, CA-- Many "low-level" criminals that would have gone to state prison will be serving out time at the county level. AB 109 will be the focus of Mother Lode Views this weekend. Guests include Tuolumne County Chief Probation Officer Adele Arnold ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • Counties say state convict shift off to rocky start (uniondemocrat.com)
    Dec 16, 2011
    when AB 109 was signed into law, won’t stay adequately funded in order to ensure public safety. The bill transfers the responsibility of housing and supervising certain types of inmate and parolee populations from the California Department of Corrections ...
    Union Democrat
  • 10 police questioned in Mexican students' deaths (pantagraph.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    The governor of a Mexican state where two protesting college students died during a clash with police said Wednesday that 10 officers are being investigated in the case. Guerrero state Gov. Angel Aguirre said five state police officers who helped clear the ...
    Pantagraph
  • BRIK McDILL: What is real recidivism rate in our state's prisons? And yes, it matters (bakersfield.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    For example, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation ... and why aren't those numbers tracked and reported as measures of total recidivism? Especially with AB 109 now in place, we need to get an accurate fix on current baseline data.
    Bakersfield Californian
  • County to seek funds for Porterville jail facility (recorderonline.com)
    Dec 14, 2011
    The analysis, which was conducted years prior to the implementation of AB 109, found that a new facility was required ... The state has given the county a high pre-application ranking among other California counties on the likelihood to qualify for ...
    Porterville Recorder
  • 10 police questioned in Mexican students' deaths (pantagraph.com)
    Dec 13, 2011
    The governor of a Mexican state where two protesting college students died during a clash with police said Wednesday that 10 officers are being investigated in the case. Guerrero state Gov. Angel Aguirre said five state police officers who helped clear the ...
    Pantagraph
  • County officials hope to offer health treatment, prevention information to early-release prisoners (dailybulletin.com)
    Dec 10, 2011
    SAN BERNARDINO - The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health wants to connect with California Department of Corrections ... with prisoners released under the provisions of AB 109 at the three Day Reporting Centers to be established ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • County officials hope to offer health treatment, prevention information to early-release prisoners (contracostatimes.com)
    Dec 10, 2011
    SAN BERNARDINO - The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health wants to connect with California Department of Corrections ... with prisoners released under the provisions of AB 109 at the three Day Reporting Centers to be established ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • County officials hope to offer health treatment, prevention information to early-release prisoners (sbsun.com)
    Dec 10, 2011
    SAN BERNARDINO - The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health wants to connect with California Department of Corrections ... with prisoners released under the provisions of AB 109 at the three Day Reporting Centers to be established ...
    San Bernardino County Sun
  • Supervisors Approve Million-Dollar Allocation to Cover D.A.'s Realignment Costs (myvalleynews.com)
    Dec 8, 2011
    However, according to sheriff's officials, AB 109's amendments to the penal code did not differentiate ... supervision of all "non's" -- a responsibility previously held by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation -- and prosecute ...
    Valley News
  • County jail, probation dept. challenged by realignment (mtshastanews.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    The law came primarily as a result of the state’s budget deficit and a US Supreme Court order that requires California to reduce its prison population by 33,000 inmates. AB 109 applies only to those convicted after Oct. 1 and specifically targets non ...
    Mount Shasta Herald
  • County backs plan for jail funds (msnbc.msn.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    "We still don't know what the full impact of AB 109 will be," he said. "It may be even greater than expected." "This is a planned approach to deal with this increase in need in comparison to a reactive approach," he said, noting that in the ...
    msnbc.com
  • Realignment May Reduce Inmate Firefighting Program (nbclosangeles.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    The Public Safety Realignment (AB 109) signed by Governor Jerry Brown addresses the issue of overcrowding in California’s prisons. Under the state bill, formerly sentenced inmates in state prisons may now be housed at the county level. The law took ...
    NBC Los Angeles
  • No. 4 North Carolina beats Evansville 97-48 (phillyburbs.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    The Tar Heels opened in California with Michigan State in the Carrier Classic, then flew across the country two weeks later for a pair of games in the Las Vegas Invitational. Throw in Saturday's 73-72 loss at Kentucky _ which took over the No. 1 ranking ...
    Burlington County Times
  • Ex-ATF agent sentenced in Tulsa corruption case (hosted2.ap.org)
    Dec 6, 2011
    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former federal agent caught up in a police corruption probe in Tulsa to serve 21 months in federal prison. Former Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent Brandon McFadden was the last ...
    Associated Press
  • Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach to request $1M to cover inmate changes (mydesert.com)
    Dec 6, 2011
    However, according to sheriff's officials, AB 109's amendments to the penal code did not differentiate ... of all “non's” — a responsibility previously held by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation — and prosecute ...
    Desert Sun
  • California could lose a third of its inmate firefighters to prison realignment (scpr.org)
    Dec 6, 2011
    has said that the shortage wouldn't be felt significantly until the 2013 fire season because the state is only just beginning to move inmates as part of the AB 109 Realignment. California's program is the largest in the nation, with inmates ...
    89.3 KPCC
  • Law enforcement keeps eye on impact of new state laws (bakersfield.com)
    Dec 4, 2011
    Local law enforcement agencies will now be tasked with housing, supervising, monitoring and rehabilitating criminals who would have previously fallen under the jurisdiction of the state of California. AB 109 provides that persons convicted after ...
    Bakersfield Californian
  • Park shop offers gifts for nature buffs (newstrib.com)
    Dec 1, 2011
    Nature and history buffs can find a few gifts or something for themselves at Le Rocher Bookstore. The store is in Starved Rock State Park’s visitor center and proceeds go to Starved Rock Foundation, which supports the park. Le Rocher is the former name ...
    News Tribune
  • Releasing prisoners to county (highlandnews.net)
    Dec 1, 2011
    With AB 109, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is required to classify offenders only by the present committed offense. In other words, a person with a history of violence or serious crime, but has a less ...
    Highland Community News
  • Finding solutions for jail overcrowding (mantecabulletin.com)
    Dec 1, 2011
    The bill – officially titled AB 109 – was designed to keep California in compliance with a Federal court ruling which required that 33,000 inmates from California’s prison system be released over a two-year period to alleviate overcrowding.
    Manteca Bulletin
  • Obama road trip: from payroll tax to campaign cash (hosted2.ap.org)
    Nov 30, 2011
    The figures reflect state populations, with California at the top with 16.7 million workers getting $12.6 billion in tax cuts; Wyoming finished the list with 300,000 workers getting $200 million in tax breaks. As the deadline approaches ...
    Associated Press
  • UPDATE: Antonovich rails against prison realignment (the-signal.com)
    Nov 29, 2011
    We have to correct this.’ “It’s very frustrating,” he said. In April, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 109 — the public-safety realignment bill — which went into effect Oct. 1. The bill shifts responsibility for nonviolent ...
    Signal
  • Michael Jackson Doctor Receives 4-Year Sentence (nbcchicago.com)
    Nov 29, 2011
    A change in California law - AB 109-- requires Murray to serve the sentence in jail instead of overcrowded state prisons. He could be eligible for early release or monitored house arrest. Nonviolent felons typically serve 50 percent of the sentence in ...
    NBC Chicago
  • Michael Jackson Doctor Receives 4-Year Sentence (nbcnewyork.com)
    Nov 29, 2011
    A change in California law - AB 109-- requires Murray to serve the sentence in jail instead of overcrowded state prisons. He could be eligible for early release or monitored house arrest. Nonviolent felons typically serve 50 percent of the sentence in ...
    NBC New York
  • Prisoner realignment might affect Colonies case (contracostatimes.com)
    Nov 29, 2011
    A new law meant to reduce California's prison population raises questions as ... In general terms, Levenson said AB 109, while not a get-out-of-jail-free card, will make it less likely for white-collar criminals to spend any appreciable time ...
    Contra Costa Times
  • Prisoner realignment might affect Colonies case (dailybulletin.com)
    Nov 29, 2011
    A new law meant to reduce California's prison population raises questions as ... In general terms, Levenson said AB 109, while not a get-out-of-jail-free card, will make it less likely for white-collar criminals to spend any appreciable time ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Riverside County accepts 735 parolees from state prisons (citizen-times.com)
    Nov 29, 2011
    It realigns the criminal justice system in California by handing counties control of most ... are sitting in. The forum looks at AB 109, a state law that hands counties the responsibility of oversight of those convicts, meaning the counties ...
    Asheville Citizen-Times
  • Riverside County accepts 735 parolees from state prisons (mydesert.com)
    Nov 29, 2011
    It realigns the criminal justice system in California by handing counties control of most ... are sitting in. The forum looks at AB 109, a state law that hands counties the responsibility of oversight of those convicts, meaning the counties ...
    Desert Sun
  • Town Hall Meeting Addresses Prison Realignment & Its Impact (kpsplocal2.com)
    Nov 28, 2011
    They will address concerns about AB 109, the law that shifts the responsibility for imprisoning many low-level inmates from the state to counties. California has two years to remove about 33,000 inmates from its prisons. Its an effort to fix California's ...
    KPSP Local 2
  • Susan Estrich: Murray could spend less time in jail than jurors did finding him guilty (rgj.com)
    Nov 27, 2011
    Why? That's the easy part. Prison overcrowding. It's a problem not only in California but across the nation. To deal with the unconstitutional problem, the legislature passed a bill called AB 109, which provides that convicts such as Murray ...
    Reno Gazette
  • GCOE will educate state inmates (willows-journal.com)
    Nov 22, 2011
    Quarne said according to California Association of School business officials ... independent study program for those released from state prison commitments under AB 109. It’s all new turf, school officials said, but a way to possibly receive state ...
    Willows Journal
  • ESTRICH: Prison math ---- no time at all (nctimes.com)
    Nov 18, 2011
    Why? That's the easy part. Prison overcrowding. It's a problem not only in California but across the nation. To deal with the unconstitutional problem, the legislature passed a bill called AB 109, which provides that convicts such as Murray, with no ...
    North County Times
  • Susan Estrich: Prison math works out in favor of lawbreakers (mdjonline.com)
    Nov 18, 2011
    Why? That’s the easy part. Prison overcrowding. It’s a problem not only in California but across the nation. To deal with the unconstitutional problem, the legislature passed a bill called AB 109, which provides that convicts such as Murray ...
    Marietta Daily Journal
  • Susan Estrich: Prison math works out in favor of lawbreakers (mdjonline.com)
    Nov 18, 2011
    Why? That’s the easy part. Prison overcrowding. It’s a problem not only in California but across the nation. To deal with the unconstitutional problem, the legislature passed a bill called AB 109, which provides that convicts such as Murray ...
    Marietta Daily Journal
  • S.B. County jails seeing expected rise in state prisoners (vvdailypress.com)
    Nov 16, 2011
    “Before AB 109 went into effect on Oct. 1 ... Prisoners convicted of some nonviolent crimes began serving their time in county jails last month as California complied with a U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring the state to lower its prison population ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Parolees arrested in Fontana burglary (dailybulletin.com)
    Nov 16, 2011
    The law aims to ease crowded conditions in California's prison system ... Prisoners convicted of non-violent crimes qualify for early release under AB 109. "I do think that our inmates are taking advantage of the way the system is set up ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Parolees arrested in Fontana burglary (dailybulletin.com)
    Nov 16, 2011
    The law aims to ease crowded conditions in California's prison system ... Prisoners convicted of non-violent crimes qualify for early release under AB 109. "I do think that our inmates are taking advantage of the way the system is set up ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • County prepares for correctional realignment rollout (lakeconews.com)
    Nov 16, 2011
    In April – in response to a US Supreme Court order that the California prison system inmate number be reduced to 137.5 percent of design capacity by May 24, 2013 – Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 109 and AB 117, as Lake County News has reported. The bills ...
    Lake County News
  • Plea in drug case inches closer for Santa Cruz pro surfer Anthony Ruffo (santacruzsentinel.com)
    Nov 16, 2011
    Because of California's new sentencing guidelines adopted with AB 109, Ruffo is almost certain to face jail time rather than prison because his charge fits the criteria as a nonviolent, nonserious and nonsex offense, Vazquez said. The law ...
    Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Calif. realignment 2011: The ball is rolling, but is it rolling downhill? (correctionsone.com)
    Nov 15, 2011
    Realignment became officially operational on October 1 in the formerly great state of California. That plan, as expressed by AB 109 passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, shifts a lot of the programs, problems and (maybe ...
    CorrectionsOne
  • Calif. realignment 2011: The ball is rolling, but is it rolling down hill? (correctionsone.com)
    Nov 15, 2011
    Realignment became officially operational on October 1 in the formerly great state of California. That plan, as expressed by AB 109 passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, shifts a lot of the programs, problems and (maybe ...
    CorrectionsOne
  • Teflon Sheriff Lee Baca Can Now Decide Inmate Sentences: D.A. Steve Cooley Concerned About More Bad Guys on L.A. Streets (blogs.laweekly.com)
    Nov 15, 2011
    You see, under California's inmate-reducing "public safety realignment ... now that it's finally upon us (the realignment, under state laws AB 109 and AB 117, began last month). He doesn't blame Lee Baca, an elected official who seems to be of Cooley's ...
    Los Angeles Weekly
  • UPDATED: Antonovich Questions Prison Release Of Violent Inmate (hometownstation.com)
    Nov 15, 2011
    Under the state’s AB 109 realignment plan, only low-level prisoners subject ... review the release policies utilized by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and establish a process by which the county staff can quickly and ...
    Santa Clarita Radio
  • Obama donor discussed Solyndra with White House (hosted2.ap.org)
    Nov 10, 2011
    Solyndra's name came up at a White House meeting with Kaiser last year at a time when the California company was seeking a second federal loan, after it had already received a $528 million loan in 2009, the emails show. The second loan was not approved.
    Associated Press
  • County Jail system in flux with new state rules (santacruzsentinel.com)
    Nov 9, 2011
    The new law, known as AB 109 or the Public Safety Realignment Act ... The law came after a U.S. Supreme Court decision this year that deemed California's prisons overcrowded. given money and told to deal with more low-level offenders in the ...
    Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Conrad Murray Verdict: Will He Go to Prison? (kgoam810.com)
    Nov 8, 2011
    Another major factor in Murray's sentence could be the recent California prison realignment bill AB 109, which has led to criminals receiving reduced or alternate sentences. If Murray were to be jailed, AB 109 would most likely steer the doctor ...
    KGO-AM810
  • Conrad Murray Verdict: Will He Go to Prison? (news.yahoo.com)
    Nov 8, 2011
    Another major factor in Murray's sentence could be the recent California prison realignment bill AB 109, which has led to criminals receiving reduced or alternate sentences. "I think that unfortunately because of AB 109 -- a completely potentially failed ...
    YAHOO!
  • Conrad Murray Guilty: Very Difficult To Achieve Appropriate Sentence? (postchronicle.com)
    Nov 8, 2011
    Referring to new legislature AB 109 - which concerns 'public safety realignment', and sees many more criminals given alternative or reduced sentences for crimes in California - he said: "Obviously four years is the maximum, the court must consider a number ...
    Post Chronicle
  • County Jail system in flux with new state rules (mercurynews.com)
    Nov 8, 2011
    The new law, known as AB 109 or the Public Safety Realignment Act ... The law came after a U.S. Supreme Court decision this year that essentially ruled that California's prisons were overcrowded. Each county in California was given money ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Dr. Conrad Murray to receive appropriate sentence? (femalefirst.co.uk)
    Nov 7, 2011
    Referring to new legislature AB 109 - which concerns 'public safety realignment', and sees many more criminals given alternative or reduced sentences for crimes in California – he said: "Obviously four years is the maximum, the court must consider a ...
    femalefirst.co.uk
  • Dr. Conrad Murray to receive appropriate sentence? (winnipegfreepress.com)
    Nov 7, 2011
    Referring to new legislature AB 109 - which concerns 'public safety realignment', and sees many more criminals given alternative or reduced sentences for crimes in California – he said: "Obviously four years is the maximum, the court must consider a ...
    Winnipeg Free Press
  • Riot at Salinas Valley State Prison spurs inquiry into use of deadly force (thecalifornian.com)
    Nov 5, 2011
    "As bad as it was it could have been worse." Thorton said the disturbance was not related to prison realignment under AB 109, which will reduce California's prison inmate population. "This was an incident at a maximum security population yard ...
    The Californian
  • State unloads inmates on counties (tracypress.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    AB 109 was a legislative response to judicial action: A panel of three federal judges ruled that inmate overcrowding in California prisons must be reduced to 137.5 percent of planned capacity by 2013. The ruling sprang from two ongoing class action ...
    Tracy Press
  • State unloads inmates on counties (tracypress.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    AB 109 was a legislative response to judicial action: A panel of three federal judges ruled that inmate overcrowding in California prisons must be reduced to 137.5 percent of planned capacity by 2013. The ruling sprang from two ongoing class action ...
    Tracy Press
  • Obama: Progress made on global economic recovery (hosted2.ap.org)
    Nov 4, 2011
    CANNES, France (AP) — President Barack Obama says world leaders have made important progress to put their economic recoveries on firmer footing. Obama says all countries have an enormous stake in the outcome in Europe because they all will be ...
    Associated Press
  • State unloads inmates on counties (tracypress.com)
    Nov 3, 2011
    AB 109 was a legislative response to judicial action: A panel of three federal judges ruled that inmate overcrowding in California prisons must be reduced to 137.5 percent of planned capacity by 2013. The ruling sprang from two ongoing class action ...
    Tracy Press
  • State unloads inmates on counties (tracypress.com)
    Nov 3, 2011
    AB 109 was a legislative response to judicial action: A panel of three federal judges ruled that inmate overcrowding in California prisons must be reduced to 137.5 percent of planned capacity by 2013. The ruling sprang from two ongoing class action ...
    Tracy Press
  • Officials: More Spending Cuts, Layoffs in Store for County (myvalleynews.com)
    Nov 1, 2011
    California Controller John Chiang recently announced the state's anticipated revenue for 2011-12 was already $700 million below target. Supervisor Jeff Stone warned that one component of realignment, AB 109, was underfunded by as much as 70 percent.
    Valley News
  • Building Lease Approved For AB 109 Programs (mymotherlode.com)
    Nov 1, 2011
    Sonora, CA-- The Tuolumne County Supervisors approved a lease agreement today for a building to house AB 109 programs. AB 109, the Public Safety Realignment Act, was passed to help alleviate prison overcrowding as well as the state's financial crisis.
    MyMotherLode.com
  • Major Cuts, Hundreds Of Layoffs Possible For Riverside County (kesq.com)
    Nov 1, 2011
    California Controller John Chiang recently announced the state's anticipated revenue for 2011-12 was already $700 million below target. Supervisor Jeff Stone warned that one component of realignment, AB 109, was underfunded by as much as 70 percent.
    KESQ News
  • A compromise that should not be made (dailycal.org)
    Oct 31, 2011
    As a society, it does not serve us well to justify and to condone deviant behavior as AB 109 aims to do. The realignment plan ... Assemblymember Jim Nielsen represents the Second California State Assembly District.
    Daily Californian
  • United States: New California Law Will Restrict Cities' Access To Bankruptcy Under Chapter 9 (mondaq.com)
    Oct 27, 2011
    Specifically, section 109(c) of the Bankruptcy Code provides ... restriction imposed by the state legislature on a California municipality's access to Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection. AB 506 is scheduled take effect in January 2012.
    Mondaq
  • Inmates Released Back into Community Through AB109 (kionrightnow.com)
    Oct 27, 2011
    It's a controversial issue causing concern on the Central Coast and across California. On Wednesday, Central Coast News asked these KION Questions about the inmates getting out: 1. What crimes did these people commit? 2. Where do these people live?
    KIONrightnow.com
  • Council rejects plan to add inmates (mercurynews.com)
    Oct 26, 2011
    "The city is not happily embracing this." In April, the governor signed AB 109 into law following a U.S. Supreme Court decision, which ruled that 34,000 inmates needed to be cut from California prisons to prevent overcrowded conditions.
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Flat tax renews fight on 'trickle-down economics' (hosted2.ap.org)
    Oct 26, 2011
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The flat tax is making a comeback among Republican presidential candidates, but it would face tough opposition in Congress. It tends to favor the rich at the expense of the rest of taxpayers, renewing an old debate about ...
    Associated Press
  • A 5-Year Plan For Tuolumne County (mymotherlode.com)
    Oct 26, 2011
    Sonora, CA-- The Tuolumne County Supervisors have approved the ... Major projects in the plan include the Day Reporting Center created from AB-109, the Public Safety Bill. A Juvenile Detention Facility, a new Jail and the Law and Justice ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • Informational meeting on Public Safety Realignment held in Westwood (lassennews.com)
    Oct 25, 2011
    Prior to AB 109 and AB 117, the legislation set in place to address ... said anyone sentenced to prison could be assigned to one of 33 institutions throughout California and the correctional officers and others with oversight would not necessarily have ...
    Lassen County News
  • Informational meeting on Public Safety Realignment held in Westwood (lassennews.com)
    Oct 25, 2011
    Prior to AB 109 and AB 117, the legislation set in place to address ... said anyone sentenced to prison could be assigned to one of 33 institutions throughout California and the correctional officers and others with oversight would not necessarily have ...
    Lassen County News
  • Councilman Dee Andrews Announces Action Panel for Peace & Justice Summit (lbpost.com)
    Oct 25, 2011
    The summit’s focal point is the California State release of thousands of low-risk ... The event is designed to educate the community on the AB 109 realignment with presentations from local organizations and government agencies. In addition, an action ...
    LBPOST
  • Realignment not worrying most officials (triplicate.com)
    Oct 23, 2011
    Three weeks ago, California implemented AB 109, transfering some corrections responsibilities from the state to the counties. The law’s roots come from a U.S. Supreme Court decision mandating that California must lower its prison population.
    Daily Triplicate
  • BRIK McDILL: 58 counties may end up with 58 plans to deal with AB 109 (bakersfield.com)
    Oct 22, 2011
    AB 109. All conferees speak the language of "best practices" and "evidence based" as to what does or does not work in rehabilitating convicted offenders. San Francisco boasts of a program that in the comparatively short time it's been in existence seems to ...
    Bakersfield Californian
  • AB 109 inmate realignment begins (ledger-dispatch.com)
    Oct 20, 2011
    The road to AB 109 becoming law started when a federal court judge ruled California’s prisons were overcrowded, causing inmates to live in conditions that violated their civil rights. The judge ordered penitentiaries around the state to ...
    Amador Ledger-Dispatcher
  • Preparing For County Realignment Program (mymotherlode.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    Sonora, CA-- The Tuolumne County Supervisors have approved a plan that addresses the Public Safety Realignment Act. AB 109 was passed to help alleviate prison overcrowding as well as the state's financial crisis. It redefines the definition of felonies ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • Wall Street Type Criminal Benefits from New California Law (associatedcontent.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    California Governor Jerry Brown's plan to send nonviolent prisoners back to county jail under a new law AB-109 known as "Realignment" is like using gingerbread to build our next prison. The court order to reduce California's overcrowded prisons by 33,000 ...
    Associated Content
  • Calif. boy uses skateboard to hit dogs biting mom (hosted2.ap.org)
    Oct 17, 2011
    COLTON, Calif. (AP) — An 11-year-old Southern California boy used his skateboard to hit and drive away vicious dogs attacking his mother. Colton police Cpl. Ray Mendez says the 31-year-old woman was taken to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center ...
    Associated Press
  • Dream Act is the last straw (bakersfield.com)
    Oct 13, 2011
    The California Dream Act is it for me ... 58 counties may end up with 58 plans to deal with AB 109 ESTHER CEPEDA: From black belt to a badge on the border
    Bakersfield Californian
  • Tag Archives: AB 109 (dailycal.org)
    Oct 13, 2011
    California’s dramatic prison realignment plan enacted this month appears to be less of a burden for the counties around Berkeley than in other parts of the state. An attempt to reduce prison overpopulation and rates»
    Daily Californian
  • Riverside County Gets Ready To Handle More Inmates (kesq.com)
    Oct 12, 2011
    AB 109 was part of the governor's ``realignment'' strategy ... treatment of the ``non's'' a province of county probation departments, instead of the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation. According to Crogan, the county can ...
    KESQ News
  • Jail braces for more prisoners (napavalleyregister.com)
    Oct 12, 2011
    Successful implementation, however, may depend on more than just a solid background. Under AB 109, California counties are required to adopt an implementation plan before being given access the state funds meant to cover the cost of supervising and housing ...
    Napa Valley Register
  • California penal policy: Realignment and beyond (blogs.berkeley.edu)
    Oct 10, 2011
    “Earlier this year, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed Assembly Bill (AB) 109 and AB 117, historic legislation that will enable California to close the revolving door of low-level inmates cycling in and out of state prisons. It is the corners ...
    Berkeleyan Online
  • Private prisons in line for gains (montereyherald.com)
    Oct 9, 2011
    and Florida-based GEO Group can both expect increased shareholder earnings due to California's inmate population upheaval under the state's prisoner realignment bill, also known as AB 109. "If more (out-of-state) beds are used, we believe The ...
    Monterey County Herald
  • Private prisons in line for gains (montereyherald.com)
    Oct 9, 2011
    and Florida-based GEO Group can both expect increased shareholder earnings due to California's inmate population upheaval under the state's prisoner realignment bill, also known as AB 109. "If more (out-of-state) beds are used, we believe The ...
    Monterey County Herald
  • Private prisons in line for gains (montereyherald.com)
    Oct 9, 2011
    and Florida-based GEO Group can both expect increased shareholder earnings due to California's inmate population upheaval under the state's prisoner realignment bill, also known as AB 109. "If more (out-of-state) beds are used, we believe The ...
    Monterey County Herald
  • What Would Judge Judy Say of New Calififornia Law (associatedcontent.com)
    Oct 7, 2011
    The new California law AB-109 or "Realignment Law", shifts responsibility to incarcerate or monitor some current state prisoners and future redefine low-level felons to the 58 counties of this state. This plan and law is so convoluted that California is ...
    Associated Content
  • Realignment: Change will be slow (siskiyoudaily.com)
    Oct 6, 2011
    AB 109 Overview AB 109 was signed into law on April 4, 2011 in an attempt to address overcrowding in California’s prisons and help alleviate the state’s financial crisis. The bill, which has a basis in “evidence-based practice” to reduce ...
    Siskiyou Daily
  • 'Realignment' means more prisoners in Siskiyou County jail (mtshastanews.com)
    Oct 5, 2011
    They will no longer be supervised by California’s parole system. Lopey explained that AB 109 also changes the definition of a felony. In the past, people sentenced to more than one year would serve their time in state prison. Now that number has been ...
    Mount Shasta Herald
  • Merced County supervisors OK jail realignment proposal (mercedsunstar.com)
    Oct 5, 2011
    AB 109 also changes the role of state parole ... asked Ball whether sex offenders would be evaluated under the new system. Ball said the California Department of Corrections performs a risk assessment of each offender before their anticipated ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • Supervisors OK jail realignment proposal (mercedsunstar.com)
    Oct 5, 2011
    AB 109 also changes the role of state parole ... asked Ball whether sex offenders would be evaluated under the new system. Ball said the California Department of Corrections performs a risk assessment of each offender before their anticipated ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • Here they come; inmate transfer begins (plumasnews.com)
    Oct 5, 2011
    In California, the state prisons were operating at more than ... reduce its prison population to 137.5 percent of capacity by May 24, 2013. The result was AB 109. Redefining felonies: The definition is revised to include certain crimes that are punishable ...
    Plumas County News
  • Here they come; inmate transfer begins (plumasnews.com)
    Oct 5, 2011
    In California, the state prisons were operating at more than ... reduce its prison population to 137.5 percent of capacity by May 24, 2013. The result was AB 109. Redefining felonies: The definition is revised to include certain crimes that are punishable ...
    Plumas County News
  • Shifting inmates from prisons to jails kicks in (mercedsunstar.com)
    Oct 4, 2011
    AB 109 includes "flash incarcerations," allowing a probation ... Offenders returning to the county where they lived from the custody of the California Department of Corrections who fully abide by the terms of local post- release community ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • Mayor Villaraigosa: You're not helping (opinion.latimes.com)
    Oct 2, 2011
    The change wrought by AB 109 is that instead of reporting to state parole agents ... in large part because of inflated state contracts with the California Correctional Peace Officers Assn. They added up county costs of supervising probationers ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Inmates trade prison cells for jail under plan (abclocal.go.com)
    Oct 1, 2011
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- Some law enforcement experts are calling it the most dramatic change in California's criminal justice system. Under AB 109, which took effect on Saturday, non-violent criminals would remain in county jails instead of being ...
    KABC
  • Prisoner Realignment for California (kmph.com)
    Oct 1, 2011
    The prisoner population is about to grow in every county of California. Starting Saturday ... Fresno County Chief Probation Officer Linda Penner says, "It's important to realize AB 109 certainly is a shift of workload, but it is not a drastic dumping ...
    KMPH.com
  • County braces for jail realignment (theunion.com)
    Sep 30, 2011
    AB 109 is the result of a lawsuit, Brown v. Plata, and a subsequent ruling by the state Supreme Court that conditions in California's overcrowded prisons were so bad that they violated the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
    Union
  • Realignment is Here -- Counties to Receive Non-Violent Criminals From State (blogs.kqed.org)
    Sep 29, 2011
    Starting this weekend, under a new law, AB 109, counties will be responsible for non-violent criminals and parolees instead of the state. The reason for the shift? The state's prisons are "bursting with people," The California Report's Scott ...
    KQED
  • A ‘paradigm shift’ in public safety (newsreview.com)
    Sep 29, 2011
    Two principal factors led to passage of AB 109: the state budget crisis, which has forced a reduction in corrections spending, and a federal court determination, upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, that prison overcrowding in California constituted cruel and ...
    News & Review
  • Securing citizen safety while managing more offenders (record-bee.com)
    Sep 28, 2011
    The CCP recommended BI Incorporated to assist Lake County in managing AB 109. BI works with almost a dozen California counties, such as Napa, Merced and Madera, where positive results are reported. BI Incorporated supports approximately 900 ...
    Lake County Record Bee
  • Securing citizen safety while managing more offenders (record-bee.com)
    Sep 28, 2011
    The CCP recommended BI Incorporated to assist Lake County in managing AB 109. BI works with almost a dozen California counties, such as Napa, Merced and Madera, where positive results are reported. BI Incorporated supports approximately 900 ...
    Lake County Record Bee
  • County Prisons, Streets To Get More Crowded After Saturday (hometownstation.com)
    Sep 27, 2011
    KHTS News Brought To You By: The Supervisors requested the special meeting with Governor Brown on Monday and they met, but the Governor stood firm on his prison realignment plan, under AB 109, a measure passed to help balance California’s out of control budget.
    Santa Clarita Radio
  • California Is Not Prepared for Realignment (huffingtonpost.com)
    Sep 27, 2011
    Having ordered the state to reduce the prison population by more than 30,000 inmates, California will now have to start diverting low-level felony offenders and parole violators to county jails. The new law AB 109, also known as, "realignment," goes into ...
    Huffingtonpost.com
  • Prison reform draws a crowd (vvdailypress.com)
    Sep 27, 2011
    Erin Sasse, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation ... where a panel of public safety and health officials outlined San Bernardino County’s plans for implementing AB 109. “There’s no getting around the fact that this puts additional ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • L.A. supervisors' inconvenient public (latimes.com)
    Sep 26, 2011
    Jerry Brown to discuss AB 109 realignment, under which counties ... The supervisors and County Counsel Andrea Ordin blatantly violated California's open meeting law because they wanted their session with the governor to be private and didn ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • L.A. supervisors' inconvenient public (lacanadaonline.com)
    Sep 26, 2011
    Jerry Brown to discuss AB 109 realignment, under which counties ... Related L.A.'s prison realignment opportunity Ted Rall cartoon: California inmates, starving for attention What's going on at our jails? Here's the other possible explanation ...
    La Cañada Valley Sun
  • Spike In Crime Warned If Prison Realignment Initiated October 1 (hometownstation.com)
    Sep 26, 2011
    This afternoon the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is holding a special session with California Governor Jerry Brown regarding prison realignment under AB 109. On April 5, Brown signed AB 109 which changes the law to realign certain ...
    Santa Clarita Radio
  • Spike In Crime Warned If Prison Realignment Initiated October 1 (hometownstation.com)
    Sep 25, 2011
    This afternoon the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is holding a special session with California Governor Jerry Brown regarding prison realignment under AB 109. On April 5, Brown signed AB 109 which changes the law to realign certain ...
    Santa Clarita Radio
  • Who are these "non-non-non" offenders coming Kern County's way? (bakersfield.com)
    Sep 25, 2011
    Kern County Mental Health Director Jim Waterman said historical data from the California Department of Corrections ... be higher among the criminals shifted to Kern County under AB 109 since the kinds of felony crimes involved have a close ...
    Bakersfield Californian
  • Prison realignment plan could result in rehabilitation or historic crime rates (sgvtribune.com)
    Sep 24, 2011
    The realignment came about as the result of AB 109, a bill signed by Brown in April that promised ... When he signed the bill, Brown promised the state would provide money to California counties to cover increased costs. Reiterating that pledge ...
    San Gabriel Valley Tribune
  • Forum discusses San Bernardino County's response to prison realignment plan (fontanaheraldnews.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    Under California's prison realignment legislation (Assembly ... I recognize that and I want to work with you to achieve it." Brown signed AB 109 in April. By giving local law enforcement the tools to manage offenders in smarter and cost ...
    Fontana Herald News
  • Forum discusses San Bernardino County's response to prison realignment plan (fontanaheraldnews.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    Under California's prison realignment legislation (Assembly ... I recognize that and I want to work with you to achieve it." Brown signed AB 109 in April. By giving local law enforcement the tools to manage offenders in smarter and cost ...
    Fontana Herald News
  • Barnidge: State's solution to prison overcrowding is the county's problem (contracostatimes.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    California's answer is AB 109 -- the Public Safety Realignment Act -- which a handful of local criminal justice officials explained at a public forum Monday night in Antioch. The short version: Low-risk offenders formerly sent to state prisons ...
    Berkeley Voice
  • Official: Bill will lead to crime (mydesert.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    “It's the perfect storm for increased crime in the city,” is what Lt. Andrew Shouse, Palm Desert's assistant chief of police, calls AB 109, California's criminal justice/public safety realignment bill. Signed into law in June by Go
    Desert Sun
  • Shifting the inmates (record-bee.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    The prison realignment began with the passage of bills AB 109 and AB 117 in the state legislature earlier this year. It is a way to reduce California's overcrowded prison system by moving criminals from state prisons to county jails to serve out ...
    Lake County Record Bee
  • Shifting the inmates (record-bee.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    The prison realignment began with the passage of bills AB 109 and AB 117 in the state legislature earlier this year. It is a way to reduce California's overcrowded prison system by moving criminals from state prisons to county jails to serve out ...
    Lake County Record Bee
  • Hundreds of state prisoners due to arrive in Kern (msnbc.msn.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    "So we all consider them high-risk coming back." "Quite frankly, AB 109 is a terrible piece of legislation, but it's here and it's thrust upon us so we have to make the best of a bad situation," Donny Youngblood, Sheriff, said. County officials ...
    msnbc.com
  • Barnidge: State's solution to prison overcrowding is the county's problem (contracostatimes.com)
    Sep 21, 2011
    California's answer is AB 109 -- the Public Safety Realignment Act -- which a handful of local criminal justice officials explained at a public forum Monday night in Antioch. The short version: Low-risk offenders formerly sent to state prisons ...
    Berkeley Voice
  • Viewpoints: Prisoner realignment plan: Counties must find alternatives to lockups (sacbee.com)
    Sep 18, 2011
    California's realignment process – which will shift responsibility ... the importance of employing alternatives earlier in the criminal justice process. AB 109 encourages correctional sanctions to be applied instead of, rather than following ...
    Sacramento Bee
  • Wolk says Solano County ready for inmate reentry (thereporter.com)
    Sep 16, 2011
    Now, as the deadline for AB 109 to go into effect continues to draw near, keynote speaker Jeanne Woodford, a former San Quentin State Prison warden and former director of the California Department of Corrections, urged attendees that the Oct. 1 ...
    Vacaville Reporter
  • Crime drops to 45-year low in California (visaliatimesdelta.com)
    Sep 16, 2011
    California Attorney General Kamala Harris released the ... Mestas added that with more than $70 million in cuts to the state's Department of Justice and AB 109, a state bill that requires prisons to release thousands of non-violent inmates ...
    Visalia Times-Delta
  • Tuolumne County Supervisors Discuss Realignment (mymotherlode.com)
    Sep 16, 2011
    Sonora, CA-- The Tuolumne County Supervisors met today to discuss local impacts of a new bill that will bring changes to the state's Criminal Justice System. AB 109 was passed to address overcrowding in the state's prison system and help alleviate the ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • California to Release Jailed Moms in Public Safety Realignment Scheme (news.yahoo.com)
    Sep 15, 2011
    The California Department of Corrections refers to the mandates of AB 109 and AB 117 as the "Public Safety Realignment of 2011." Start day for implementation is Oct. 1. Prison overcrowding and lack of state funds are the primary reasons for this action.
    YAHOO!
  • Supervisors reverse course on county budget (plumasnews.com)
    Sep 14, 2011
    The account would be used to provide mental health services related to inmates being transferred to Plumas County by the state under AB 109. The county is scheduled ... a Public Records Act request to the California Department of Water Resources.
    Plumas County News
  • Morning Splash: Bail for Jailed Americans in Iran; Feinstein Says Campaign Fund Hit by Alleged Embezzler (blogs.kqed.org)
    Sep 13, 2011
    On Oct. 1, AB 109, known as the Public Safety Realignment bill, will shift responsibility for people convicted of non-serious, nonviolent, non-sexual offenses to counties. The legislation was prompted by a Supreme Court ruling that California ...
    KQED
  • Sheriffs concerned about realignment; Brown won't budge (news10.net)
    Sep 13, 2011
    Prisoner realignment, made possible by AB 109, enforces a U.S. Supreme Court mandate ... As of now, money is only guaranteed until July 2012. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabiltation, working with the Department of Finance, said money ...
    KXTV News10Net
  • Public Safety Realignment (mymotherlode.com)
    Sep 12, 2011
    Sonora, CA -- Changes to the state's Criminal Justice System will be the focus of an upcoming Tuolumne County Supervisors meeting. The Board has called for a special meeting Thursday to talk about implementing a plan for AB 109, which was passed to address ...
    MyMotherLode.com
  • Cliff Robertson, who played JFK in 'PT-109,' dies (rapidcityjournal.com)
    Sep 11, 2011
    The year was 1963 and actor Cliff Robertson looked convincing in his costume for "PT-109," the first film to portray a sitting ... majoring in journalism, then returned to California and appeared in two small roles in Hollywood movies.
    Rapid City Journal
  • Cliff Robertson, who played JFK in 'PT-109,' dies (rapidcityjournal.com)
    Sep 11, 2011
    The year was 1963 and actor Cliff Robertson looked convincing in his costume for "PT-109," the first film to portray a sitting ... majoring in journalism, then returned to California and appeared in two small roles in Hollywood movies.
    Rapid City Journal
  • Issues Facing Prisons (mymotherlode.com)
    Sep 9, 2011
    Jamestown, CA -- State decisions are having an impact on the Sierra ... The two will talk about how the state's decision to reduce the inmate population will impact the prison. AB 109 calls for a reduction of 34,000 inmates over a two year period.
    MyMotherLode.com
  • State to eliminate half of parole agents (vvdailypress.com)
    Sep 9, 2011
    As the state gets set to release thousands of prisoners in the next few weeks as a way to decrease the state’s prison population, the California Department of ... According to AB 109, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown earlier this year, non-violent, low-level ...
    Victorville Daily Press
  • Forex: EUR/JPY in consolidative mode, shy movements (community.nasdaq.com)
    Sep 8, 2011
    FXstreet.com (California ... % ABCD pattern (where CD is 127.2% of AB in both price and time)," observes Mr. Weller. " To reach this level, rates would have to eclipse initial pattern completion near 109.30 where more aggressive traders ...
    NASDAQ
  • Forex: EUR/JPY in consolidative mode, shy movements (fxstreet.com)
    Sep 8, 2011
    FXstreet.com (California ... ABCD pattern (where CD is 127.2% of AB in both price and time),” observes Mr. Weller. “ To reach this level, rates would have to eclipse initial pattern completion near 109.30 where more aggressive traders ...
    FXStreet.com
  • Texas fires kill 4, destroy more than 1,000 homes (hosted2.ap.org)
    Sep 7, 2011
    "The magnitude of these losses are pretty stunning." The governor would not say whether he would take part in Wednesday evening's Republican presidential debate in California, explaining that he was "substantially more concerned about making ...
    Associated Press
  • Tea party bulling its way into 2012 GOP race (hosted2.ap.org)
    Sep 4, 2011
    Nonetheless, "it's a moment of political arrival" for the tea party, says Bruce Cain, a University of California, Berkeley political scientist. Five months before the first voting in the nomination fight, a Gallup survey of Republicans and GOP ...
    Associated Press
  • Criminal justice: These guys are in serious need of marriage counseling (opinion.latimes.com)
    Sep 2, 2011
    who think California is on the verge of embracing new "smart on crime" policies? Far. Very far. Watch, or read the transcript of, Tuesday's Board of Supervisors discussion on AB 109. And take my word for it: The county officials who were talking ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • Will crime increase as LA County inherits 8,000 felons? (scpr.org)
    Aug 31, 2011
    There will be tens of thousands of people let out all over California, who would otherwise be incarcerated ... "There are other ways to skin that cat than AB 109," he said. "When it comes to individuals who have earned state prison sentences ...
    89.3 KPCC
  • Forex: EUR/JPY maintains downward tendencies (fxstreet.com)
    Aug 31, 2011
    FXstreet.com (California) - The Japanese gained ground against the ... failure to hold this [level will] trigger further weakness to 109.70 and 109.03. Resistance now at 111.00 and 111.45 ahead of 111.64/93 highs.” At the time of writing ...
    FXStreet.com
  • L.A. County district attorney calls prisoner shift 'grave threat' to safety (dailybulletin.com)
    Aug 31, 2011
    Gov. Jerry Brown, earlier this year, signed AB 109, which aims to ease prison crowding and help cut California's budget shortfall. About 33,000 adult offenders convicted of non-serious, non-violent and non-sexual offenses would be handled by ...
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • L.A. County district attorney calls prisoner shift 'grave threat' to safety (redlandsdailyfacts.com)
    Aug 31, 2011
    Gov. Jerry Brown, earlier this year, signed AB 109, which aims to ease prison crowding and help cut California's budget shortfall. About 33,000 adult offenders convicted of non-serious, non-violent and non-sexual offenses would be handled by ...
    Redlands Daily Facts
  • LA County district attorney calls prisoner shift 'grave threat' to safety (correctionsone.com)
    Aug 30, 2011
    Gov. Jerry Brown, earlier this year, signed AB 109, which aims to ease prison crowding and help cut California's budget shortfall. About 33,000 adult offenders convicted of non-serious, non-violent and non-sexual offenses would be handled by local jails ...
    CorrectionsOne
  • Smoke shop manager charged in bath salts bust (newstrib.com)
    Aug 30, 2011
    Then, a person working with TRI-DENT purchased additional bath salts Monday in Abdallah’s place of employment, Ned’s Smoke Shop, located at 109 E. St. Paul St., police said. Finally, a search warrant was executed Monday and additional packages of MDPV ...
    News Tribune
  • LA County prepares for influx of inmates (scpr.org)
    Aug 30, 2011
    This is the result of AB 109, signed into law this year, which ordered a sharp reduction in California’s prison population in an attempt to deal with severe overcrowding and medical inadequacies in the state penal system. In addition to the ...
    89.3 KPCC
  • Buehrle makes quick work of Twins for White Sox (chippewa.com)
    Aug 30, 2011
    Sort of falling back into a little bit of a better groove,’’ said Slowey, who was out from May to August with an abdominal strain ... White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen pulled Buehrle after 109 pitches. After Buehrle left to a standing ovation, Crain ...
    Chippewa Herald
  • Buehrle makes quick work of Twins for White Sox (americanchronicle.com)
    Aug 30, 2011
    Sort of falling back into a little bit of a better groove," said Slowey, who was out from May to August with an abdominal strain ... White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen pulled Buehrle after 109 pitches. After Buehrle left to a standing ovation, Crain struck ...
    American Chronicle
  • Get ready, California counties, here come the inmates (latimes.com)
    Aug 29, 2011
    But this is government, and this is California. There is no pulling over to the side of the road to wait until conditions are perfect. Supervisors on Tuesday are scheduled to adopt an AB 109 implementation plan to cover how the county will track ...
    Los Angeles Times
  • County gears up for parolee shift (visaliatimesdelta.com)
    Aug 25, 2011
    On Oct. 1, when state bill AB 109 takes effect, thousands of inmates will move from California prisons to county jails. Tulare County's three jail facilities have nearly 300 empty beds and, with a share of nearly $6 million from the state ...
    Visalia Times-Delta
  • Local officials are very concerned about early release of prisoners (fontanaheraldnews.com)
    Aug 25, 2011
    Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to reduce its prison population ... Jerry Brown has devised a “realignment plan” (AB 109) which would shift thousands of inmates from state prisons to county jails.
    Fontana Herald News
  • From the state penitentiary to the county jail (vcreporter.com)
    Aug 25, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law in April. The legislation’s aim is to ... Current data shows a recidivism rate of 70 percent in California — the highest in the nation.
    Ventura County Reporter
  • Bay Area law enforement leaders discuss move of inmates to local jails (sfexaminer.com)
    Aug 25, 2011
    Several district attorneys and other officials from counties around the Bay Area met in San Francisco on Wednesday to discuss recent California legislation that will soon put many offenders and parolees under local rather than state supervision. AB 109 ...
    San Francisco Examiner
  • Sheriff addresses realignment issues (lassennews.com)
    Aug 23, 2011
    He said when an inmate from the California Correctional Center or High Desert State Prison is paroled in Lassen County they report to a state parole agent. If a parolee violates conditions of parole, it is dealt with on a state level. With AB 109 ...
    Lassen County News
  • Prison release gambles with Californians’ safety (sfexaminer.com)
    Aug 22, 2011
    When the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed a court order for reducing California’s 140,000 prison inmates by 46,000 ... Instead of contracting with private jail facilities, Gov. Jerry Brown’s AB-109 law will inject many of those inmates into county jail ...
    San Francisco Examiner
  • The nation's weather (heraldstandard.com)
    Aug 20, 2011
    pushing low clouds onshore and brings slightly cooler temperatures to the Pacific Northwest and California. Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Friday ranged from a morning low of 30 degrees at Stanley, Idaho to a high of 109 degrees at Shawnee ...
    Herald-Standard
  • The nation's weather (heraldstandard.com)
    Aug 19, 2011
    pushing low clouds onshore and brings slightly cooler temperatures to the Pacific Northwest and California. Temperatures in the Lower 48 states Friday ranged from a morning low of 30 degrees at Stanley, Idaho to a high of 109 degrees at Shawnee ...
    Herald-Standard
  • "Olly Olly Oxen Free!" (associatedcontent.com)
    Aug 17, 2011
    California leads the nation with 170.000 inmates in its 33 ... The explanation for not being able to reach the first benchmark could be in relying too much on AB-109 as the "Solution." This bill signed into law by Gov. Brown shifts the responsibility ...
    Associated Content
  • Oil Climbs to Eight-Day High as U.S. Gasoline Inventories Drop (businessweek.com)
    Aug 17, 2011
    “It’s clearly the inventories supporting prices today,” Thina Saltvedt, an analyst at Nordea Bank AB in Oslo who expects the price ... It lost 71 cents to $109.13 yesterday. The September contract, which expired yesterday, fell 0.4 percent ...
    BusinessWeek
  • Rare expert on state's huge new sentencing law to retire (santacruzsentinel.com)
    Aug 16, 2011
    As counties throughout California brace for the upcoming transfer of certain ... turgid pieces of legislation that spell out the huge changes like Brewer. "AB 109 is just so fun and interesting to me," Brewer said. "I'm having such a good ...
    Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Rare expert on California's huge new sentencing law to retire (insidebayarea.com)
    Aug 16, 2011
    As counties throughout California brace for the upcoming transfer of certain ... turgid pieces of legislation that spell out the huge changes like Brewer. "AB 109 is just so fun and interesting to me," Brewer said. "I'm having such a good ...
    Inside Bay Area
  • Rare expert on California's huge new sentencing law to retire (insidebayarea.com)
    Aug 16, 2011
    As counties throughout California brace for the upcoming transfer of certain ... turgid pieces of legislation that spell out the huge changes like Brewer. "AB 109 is just so fun and interesting to me," Brewer said. "I'm having such a good ...
    Inside Bay Area
  • Rare expert on state's huge new sentencing law to retire (mercurynews.com)
    Aug 16, 2011
    As counties throughout California brace for the upcoming transfer of certain ... the turgid pieces of legislation that spell out the huge changes like Brewer. "AB 109 is just so fun and interesting to me,'' Brewer said. "I'm having such a good time.''
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Saab Customers Abandon Automaker as Swedish Hometown Frets: Cars (businessweek.com)
    Aug 14, 2011
    “It’s definitely a tough, tough time being a Saab dealer,” said Wes Harris, general manager of Dirito Brothers Saab in Walnut Creek, California ... Trollhaettan hardware store Industriprodukter AB, as he sold a fan belt to a Saab employee.
    BusinessWeek
  • Saab Customers Flee Dying Automaker as Swedish Town Frets About Jobs: Cars (bloomberg.com)
    Aug 13, 2011
    “It’s definitely a tough, tough time being a Saab dealer,” said Wes Harris, general manager of Dirito Brothers Saab in Walnut Creek, California ... hardware store Industriprodukter AB, as he sold a fan belt to a Saab employee.
    Bloomberg
  • Solano sheriff prepares for county jail to take on state inmates (thereporter.com)
    Aug 13, 2011
    In a move some call long overdue and that others say should never happen, California is set to send waves of prison ... Stanton said. "What AB 109 does is that it transitions responsibility for 38,000 inmates to local control, to counties," he said.
    Vacaville Reporter
  • Officials prepare for correctional system influx (napavalleyregister.com)
    Aug 12, 2011
    Mary Butler, chief probation officer for Napa County, who heads the committee charged with the local implementation of the realignment law AB 109, said her department ... “does cause concern,” he said. The California District Attorneys Association ...
    Napa Valley Register
  • Sun, songs and watermelon (canada.com)
    Aug 12, 2011
    See desertdaze.ca for details. Why: This two-day festival features bigname country acts Travis Tritt, Lonestar, Sawyer Brown, Julian Austin and B.C.'s own Chad Bromley and Emily Taylor Adams. Camping available. Cost: Reserved tickets $109; general ...
    Calgary Herald
  • Harvest Operations Announces Second Quarter 2011 Financial and Operating Results (streetinsider.com)
    Aug 12, 2011
    The unaudited financial statements, notes and MD&A pertaining to the period are available on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") at www.sedar.com and are available on the Harvest website www.harvestenergy.ca. All figures ...
    StreetInsider.com
  • Harvest Operations Announces Second Quarter 2011 Financial and Operating Results (streetinsider.com)
    Aug 12, 2011
    The unaudited financial statements, notes and MD&A pertaining to the period are available on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") at www.sedar.com and are available on the Harvest website www.harvestenergy.ca. All figures ...
    StreetInsider.com
  • California Department of Corrections: Convert Chowchilla prison or face closure (mercedsunstar.com)
    Aug 10, 2011
    The message from representatives with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation ... Terri McDonald, director of adult institutions at CDCR, explained AB 109 and AB 118, new legislation that dictates realignment in the state which places ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • California Lagging Far Behind Texas On Criminal Justice (huffingtonpost.com)
    Aug 8, 2011
    California warehouses one of the largest populations of women prisoners in the world and also is home to two of the world's largest women's prisons. If done effectively, AB 109 presents an unprecedented opportunity to rapidly decrease the number of women ...
    Huffingtonpost.com
  • Report suggests more legislator involvement in prison overcrowding (news10.net)
    Aug 8, 2011
    The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has ... Most important has been its passing and funding of AB 109, the prison realignment legislation that takes effect Oct. 1. The law ultimately will shift inmates convicted of offenses deemed ...
    KXTV News10Net
  • Report suggests more legislator involvement in prison overcrowding (news10.net)
    Aug 8, 2011
    The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has ... Most important has been its passing and funding of AB 109, the prison realignment legislation that takes effect Oct. 1. The law ultimately will shift inmates convicted of offenses deemed ...
    KXTV News10Net
  • Game Notes, August 4 - Corpus Christi at San Antonio (oursportscentral.com)
    Aug 4, 2011
    Wieland issued just one walk during the no-hitter and faced the minimum while throwing 109 pitches. He has not given up a run ... for the Carolina League in the June 21 All-Star Game vs. the California League · Originally a fourth-round pick of the ...
    OurSports Central
  • Officials plan for inmate shift (hanfordsentinel.com)
    Aug 3, 2011
    Currently, AB 109 is only funded for the first nine months ... according to statistics by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. But without the security of state funding to back these plans up, some officials were left with more ...
    Hanford Sentinel
  • Riverside County: County will not get state inmates (pe.com)
    Aug 3, 2011
    Realignment statute AB 109 takes effect Oct. 1 and is not retroactive ... nor will it cause the early release of prisoners, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said. "I don't know if it was a common misconception by us, or a ...
    Riverside Press Enterprise
  • Bracing for extra inmates (smdailyjournal.com)
    Aug 2, 2011
    With the county’s jails already at capacity, officials are bracing for an influx of an additional 400 prisoners as the state has slashed the California Department ... the lower-level offenders to counties. AB 109, also known as the Realignment ...
    San Mateo Daily Journal
  • Bracing for extra inmates (smdailyjournal.com)
    Aug 2, 2011
    With the county’s jails already at capacity, officials are bracing for an influx of an additional 400 prisoners as the state has slashed the California Department ... the lower-level offenders to counties. AB 109, also known as the Realignment ...
    San Mateo Daily Journal
  • Undersheriff provides update on inmate exodus (lassennews.com)
    Jul 29, 2011
    Undersheriff John Mineau presented the item to the board after the California Department of Corrections ... as a part of what started as (Assembly Bill) 109 back in April,” Mineau said. “It’s now AB 117, which came into play with the state budget ...
    Lassen County News
  • Sheriff: No answers yet on re-alignment (news10.net)
    Jul 29, 2011
    Sheriff Scott Jones made it clear the State of California is not handling the proposed prisoner realignment well. The plan, implemented by AB 109, moves overcrowded state prisoners into county jails, the same jails facing overcrowding and budget issues already.
    KXTV News10Net
  • Sheriff: No answers yet on re-alignment (news10.net)
    Jul 29, 2011
    Sheriff Scott Jones made it clear the State of California is not handling the proposed prisoner realignment well. The plan, implemented by AB 109, moves overcrowded state prisoners into county jails, the same jails facing overcrowding and budget issues already.
    KXTV News10Net
  • AP-USDA-Mdwst Lvstk (oregonlive.com)
    Jul 28, 2011
    Dressed basis; (all Grades: 723 head), 174.00-175.00, weighted average price 174.98. Heifers: live basis; (all Grades: 178 head) 107.00-109.00, weighted average price 107.63. Dressed Basis; (all Grades: 663 head) 175.00.
    Oregonian
  • AP-USDA-Mdwst Lvstk (nola.com)
    Jul 28, 2011
    Dressed basis; (all Grades: 723 head), 174.00-175.00, weighted average price 174.98. Heifers: live basis; (all Grades: 178 head) 107.00-109.00, weighted average price 107.63. Dressed Basis; (all Grades: 663 head) 175.00.
    New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • City of Fontana takes first step toward paying ‘ransom’ to the state (fontanaheraldnews.com)
    Jul 28, 2011
    They will vote on the ordinance during the next meeting on Aug. 9. Earlier this year, California legislators passed AB X1 26 (which eliminates redevelopment agencies throughout the state) and the companion bill, AB X1 27 (which allows the agencies to be ...
    Fontana Herald News
  • OverNight News Digest: CA Dream Act 1/2 Passed (dailykos.com)
    Jul 26, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed AB 130, the bill that allows undocumented immigrant students attending California state colleges or universities ... Greece’s government will receive 109 billion euros of new 15- to 30-year loans from the euro zone at an interest ...
    DAILY KOS
  • OverNight News Digest: CA Dream Act 1/2 Passed (dailykos.com)
    Jul 26, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed AB 130, the bill that allows undocumented immigrant students attending California state colleges or universities ... Greece’s government will receive 109 billion euros of new 15- to 30-year loans from the euro zone at an interest ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Prisoner reduction expected slightly behind court schedule (news10.net)
    Jul 25, 2011
    Under AB 109 [PDF], the state law to reduce overcrowding ... At the time of the Supreme Court ruling, California's prisons were at 200 percent of their intended capacity, contributing to medical and mental health care so poor it was declared unconstitutional.
    KXTV News10Net
  • L.A. County Probation Unions Express 'No Confidence' in Probation Chief Donald Blevins (blogs.laweekly.com)
    Jul 21, 2011
    Blevins was out of town earlier this month, at the Chief Probation Officers of California's quarterly meeting in San ... coupled with the reality that under AB 109, Public Safety Realignment, as many as 15,000 parolees will soon be the responsibility ...
    Los Angeles Weekly
  • Weather Never Better as Atlantis Nears De-Orbit Burn (aviationweek.com)
    Jul 21, 2011
    "The weather could not be better," NASA's Mission Control informed the Atlantis astronauts as they neared the de-orbit burn for a descent to the Kennedy Space Center. The braking maneuver is scheduled for 4:49 a.m., EDT. Touchdown is scheduled for 5:56 a.m ...
    Aviation Week
  • Weather Never Better as Atlantis Nears De-Orbit Burn (aviationweek.com)
    Jul 21, 2011
    "The weather could not be better," NASA's Mission Control informed the Atlantis astronauts as they neared the de-orbit burn for a descent to the Kennedy Space Center. The braking maneuver is scheduled for 4:49 a.m., EDT. Touchdown is scheduled for 5:56 a.m ...
    Aviation Week
  • Game Notes, July 20 - Midland at Corpus Christi (oursportscentral.com)
    Jul 21, 2011
    He began the year with Burlington (4-0, 1.56, 8 starts) in the Midwest League, then moved to Stockton (2-2, 3.12, 6 starts) of the California League ... in the league in ERA and tops the circuit with 109 strikeouts. He's also tied for the league lead ...
    OurSports Central
  • Governor Rick Perry signs ‘fracking’ transparency bill (coloradocountycitizen.com)
    Jul 19, 2011
    Prop. 6, HJR 109: to clarify references to the permanent school fund, allowing the General Land Office to distribute revenue from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund to provide additional funding for public education ...
    Colorado County Citizen
  • Youngblood talks river safety, prisoner release at luncheon (ridgecrestca.com)
    Jul 19, 2011
    “He jumped out and got it, and he’s gone.” He said the talk of the state is the realignment as a result of Assembly Bill 109. “AB 109 is one of the worst pieces of legislation that we’ve ever seen before,” he said. Youngblood said prisoners ...
    Ridgecrest Daily Independent
  • California may no longer send corporate felons to prison (lexology.com)
    Jul 18, 2011
    Go Directly To Jail (Not Prison) The purpose of AB 109 appears to be to provide the state with more options in terms of incarcerating felons – i.e., sending them to county jail rather than state prison. The change is more a product of California’s ...
    Lexology
  • Sheriff opts for bunk beds to ease jail overcrowding (hanfordsentinel.com)
    Jul 18, 2011
    “This will increase our capacity by 80, giving us room for more than 400 inmates.” The coming influx is part of AB 109, a state bill aiming to save California millions of dollars by relocating nonserious, nonviolent and nonsexual offenders from state ...
    Hanford Sentinel
  • Prison realignment will have disastrous consequences (sierrastar.com)
    Jul 14, 2011
    In California today, there is a terrible battle being waged ... to not recommend or send convicts to state prison. Further, under AB 109 signed into law this year, by Oct. 1, 2011, generally speaking, those felons convicted of a "non-serious, non-violent ...
    Sierra Star
  • County Officials express concern about housing state inmates (plumasnews.com)
    Jul 13, 2011
    AB 109, which will be implemented Oct. 1 ... As much as I would like to put ’em in pink underwear in a tent city … Arizona’s a very different state than California. And (Arpaio) has a much different budget than Plumas County does.
    Plumas County News
  • California Assembly bill allowing inmate release could save jobs (mercedsunstar.com)
    Jul 13, 2011
    The offenders released from state prison through AB 109 will become the responsibility of local law enforcement agencies, and state funding will also be passed down to local agencies to monitor those released. While more public safety funding could surface ...
    Merced Sun-Star
  • County Officials express concern about housing state inmates (plumasnews.com)
    Jul 13, 2011
    AB 109, which will be implemented Oct. 1 ... As much as I would like to put ’em in pink underwear in a tent city … Arizona’s a very different state than California. And (Arpaio) has a much different budget than Plumas County does.
    Plumas County News
  • BC-TX--Texas News Digest,1st Add, TX (nola.com)
    Jul 12, 2011
    Under the new policy, federal firearms licensees in Texas, California, Arizona and New Mexico must report ... The lake is among the 109 monitored across the state and the ongoing drought has taken a toll on lake levels statewide. A June water report ...
    New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • More C. difficile cases to come: doctor (ctv.ca)
    Jul 9, 2011
    difficile claimed the lives of 109 people over a six-month period that same year in ... Signs of C. difficile include abdominal pain, bloating and watery diarrhea.
    CTV
  • Board reinstates six jail clerk jobs (uniondemocrat.com)
    Jul 7, 2011
    $100,000 in AB 109 one-time training funds, $113,400 in COPS funds to the Sheriff’s Office and Jail, and $51,094 from the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team. Not all news from the state was good, however. The county could ...
    Union Democrat
  • Michael D. Antonovich: Realignment is a Trojan horse (the-signal.com)
    Jul 3, 2011
    creating a real threat to California’s economic recovery and public safety. In April, Brown signed into law AB 109 — the public-safety realignment bill — essentially launching a Trojan horse-style attack on local governments and ensuring catastrophic ...
    Signal
  • Census Update: What the World Will Look like in 2050 (news.yahoo.com)
    Jul 1, 2011
    Add to that the non-Hispanic white population's increasing age (in California, for example ... from 139 million people to 109 million by 2050. That's a 21% drop, even more than country suffered during World War II. Like many countries, Russia is ...
    YAHOO!
  • Census Update: What the World Will Look like in 2050 (news.yahoo.com)
    Jul 1, 2011
    Add to that the non-Hispanic white population's increasing age (in California, for example ... from 139 million people to 109 million by 2050. That's a 21% drop, even more than country suffered during World War II. Like many countries, Russia is ...
    YAHOO!
  • Special session ends 170-day Perry, GOP dominance (stltoday.com)
    Jun 30, 2011
    Perry and the House blamed Senate Republicans, who in turn told Perry to back off and blamed the House. Perry then flew to California to give a speech and fuel more speculation that he'll run for president. "It took a little longer than any of us wanted ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Ramos to represent California in national group (redlandsdailyfacts.com)
    Jun 29, 2011
    "Because of my work as president of the CDAA with Governor Brown on AB 109 this past year, I have been noticed as an expert in this area," said Ramos, who is serving in his third term as the county's top prosecutor. "Having this opportunity will give me ...
    Redlands Daily Facts
  • Ramos to represent California in national group (sbsun.com)
    Jun 29, 2011
    "Because of my work as president of the CDAA with Governor Brown on AB 109 this past year, I have been noticed as an expert in this area," said Ramos, who is serving in his third term as the county's top prosecutor. "Having this opportunity will give me ...
    San Bernardino County Sun
  • Ramos to represent California in national group (redlandsdailyfacts.com)
    Jun 29, 2011
    "Because of my work as president of the CDAA with Governor Brown on AB 109 this past year, I have been noticed as an expert in this area," said Ramos, who is serving in his third term as the county's top prosecutor. "Having this opportunity will give me ...
    Redlands Daily Facts
  • Michael D. Antonovich: AB 109 is set to bankrupt counties, jeopardize citizens (dailynews.com)
    Jun 29, 2011
    Brown's plan to level California's $26 billion deficit - the result of several ... county jails.While the state vows that inmates transferred into county jails under AB 109 will be of the nonserious, nonviolent and non-sex- offender type, the reality ...
    Los Angeles Daily News
  • A Few Simple Steps to Reduce Prison Populations (counterpunch.org)
    Jun 21, 2011
    Soon after you signed the bill, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling to reduce the California prison population by 33,000 inmates. You say that the court ruling strengthens the need to implement AB 109, but from here it all looks like shell ...
    Counter Punch
  • Safety officials react to AB 109 (calaverasenterprise.com)
    Jun 20, 2011
    How to deal with the desperate overcrowding of California’s prison system has been forced into ... trafficking and dealing would all qualify for local incarceration under AB 109. “So when you hear serious and violent, you have to keep that in context.”
    Calaveras Enterprise
  • Prison secretary urges legislature to fund AB 109 now (lassennews.com)
    Jun 19, 2011
    New re-entry facilities. Realignment — The cornerstone of California’s solution On April 4, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109, the legislation that will enable California to close the revolving door of low-level inmates cycling in and out of prison.
    Lassen County News
  • Judge: Calif. student with autism may bring service dog to class (smartbrief.com)
    Jun 16, 2011
    A federal judge in California granted a preliminary order Tuesday allowing a 7-year-old student with autism to bring his service dog to school. The case also drew a "statement of interest" from the Justice Department, which alleges the Cypress School ...
    SmartBrief
  • Harvest Operations Corp.: Strong Financial Performance and Exceptional Drilling Result in a Successful First Quarter (americanchronicle.com)
    Jun 15, 2011
    AB Canada T2P 0L4 Toll Free Investor Mailbox: (866) 666-1178 information@harvestenergy.ca www.harvestenergy.ca The American Chronicle, California Chronicle, Los Angeles Chronicle, World Sentinel, and affiliates are online magazines for national ...
    American Chronicle
  • Sheriff Baca has eyes on L.A. County parole changes (mercurynews.com)
    Jun 14, 2011
    Baca's idea was prompted by AB 109, Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to pay local governments to take over the responsibility of supervising low-risk inmates paroled from state prison, if the Legislature agrees to extend taxes that are due to expire June30.
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Baca says his deputies should monitor parolees (dailynews.com)
    Jun 14, 2011
    Baca's idea was prompted by AB 109, Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to pay local governments ... going to be coming back to you (the public)," he said. The reliability of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's assessment of prisoners has ...
    Los Angeles Daily News
  • Brunch in St. Charles to benefit United Services (stltoday.com)
    Jun 14, 2011
    Seating is limited. To make reservations, call Jeanne Palombo at 636-926-2700, ext. 109, by June 17. All proceeds will be given to the agency to support playground renovation needs. United Services creates an inclusive educational environment that values ...
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Blogs

  • Time For California To address the overcrowding of prisons in ... (dailynewsen.com)
    May 24, 2011
    Earlier this assemblage he free a offering for transferring thousands of inmates from land prisons to county jails, and terminal period he subscribed a bill, AB 109, to fulfill that. But that haw not suffice. ...
    Breaking Latest International News
  • BarkGrowlBite: SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH PRISON INMATES AND AGAINST ... (barkgrowlbite.blogspot.com)
    May 24, 2011
    Even before the court ruled Monday, California officials began taking steps to cut the overcrowding. Last month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed A.B. 109, which shifts to counties the responsibility for incarcerating many low-risk inmates. ...
    BarkGrowlBite
  • Reactions to SCOTUS ruling on state prisons | Political Blotter (ibabuzz.com)
    May 23, 2011
    Jerry Brown “The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision that California must reduce its prison population. In its ruling, the Supreme Court recognized that the enactment of AB 109 is key to meeting this obligation. ...
    Political Blotter
  • Jesus Take The Wheel: Supreme Court Orders 30000 Thugs To Be ... (urbanmusic2000.com)
    May 23, 2011
    The Supreme Court has ruled that it is pretty much a crime against the constitution to keep as many people as are currently being hosted by the California prison system. Their suggested solution? The State of California needs to figure ...
    Urban Music 2000 - New Music Releases, Entertainment News & Gossip
  • CDCR Today: CDCR Secretary Matthew Cate Issues Statement on ... (cdcrtoday.blogspot.com)
    May 23, 2011
    “The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken, and in their ruling affirmed a lower court's decision to reduce California's inmate population. It is disappointing that the court did not consider the numerous improvements made in health-care delivery to inmates in the past five years, ... We particularly need the support and cooperation of the Legislature with the immediate funding and implementation of AB 109, the Public Safety Realignment plan signed by Governor Brown on April 4. ...
    CDCR Today
  • CaliforniaCityNews.org: CA Ordered to Reduce Prison Overcrowding ... (californiacitynews.typepad.com)
    May 23, 2011
    The governor has already signed A.B. 109 into law, which gives counties the responsibility of incarcerating many low-risk inmates; however, secure funding is still missing, and speaking to that end, Riverside County Supervisor and CSAC ...
    CaliforniaCityNews.org
  • New West Notes » Monday Morning Quarterback, and More (newwestnotes.com)
    May 23, 2011
    “The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision that California must reduce its prison population. In its ruling, the Supreme Court recognized that the enactment of AB 109 is key to meeting this obligation. ...
    New West Notes
  • U.S. Supreme Court Says Let California Prisoners Out ... (mydentalforum.com)
    May 23, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed A.B. 109, which shifts to counties the responsibility for incarcerating many low-risk inmates. Up to 30000 state prison inmates could be transferred to county jails over three years, under the bill; first, however, ...
    FullosseousFlap's Dental Blog: My Dental Forum - A Dental Forum and More
  • Supreme Court orders California to release prisoners (sanfranciscosentinel.com)
    May 23, 2011
    Plata. “The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision that California must reduce its prison population,” Brown stated. “In its ruling, the Supreme Court recognized that the enactment of AB 109 is key to meeting this obligation. ...
    San Francisco Sentinel
  • Brown Statement on Plata - Crime and Consequences Blog (crimeandconsequences.com)
    May 23, 2011
    "The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision that California must reduce its prison population. In its ruling, the Supreme Court recognized that the enactment of AB 109 is key to meeting this obligation. ...
    Crime and Consequences Blog
  • External Affairs: Governor Edmund G. Brown and Secretary Cate ... (external-affairs-news.blogspot.com)
    May 23, 2011
    “The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision that California must reduce its prison population. In its ruling, the Supreme Court recognized that the enactment of AB 109 is key to meeting this obligation. ...
    External Affairs
  • Daily News: California's plan to “realign” criminal justice (dailynews-videek.blogspot.com)
    May 21, 2011
    Jerry Brown's recently enacted “realignment plan” (AB109) to shift thousands of inmates from state prisons to county jails. Brown's “realignment” plan shifts non-violent, low-level offenders from state prison to the county supervision. ...
    Daily News
  • California's plan to “Realign” criminal justice « Prisonmovement's ... (prisonmovement.wordpress.com)
    May 21, 2011
    If the state loses the appeal, no one's sure what prison officials will do, but the solution might be Governor Brown's recently enacted “realignment plan” (AB109) to shift thousands of inmates from state prisons to county jails. ...
    Prisonmovement's Weblog
  • Southern Lawyer NC: Supreme Court Could Uphold Gay Marriage in ... (southernlawyernc.blogspot.com)
    May 21, 2011
    Supreme Court Could Uphold Gay Marriage in California with 'Smallest Bite,' Olson Says - News - ABA Journal · Supreme Court Could Uphold Gay Marriage in California with 'Smallest Bite,' Olson Says - News - ABA Journal ...
    Southern Lawyer NC
  • California's plan to “realign” criminal justice | 89.3 KPCC (scpr.org)
    May 21, 2011
    Jerry Brown's recently enacted “realignment plan” (AB109) to shift thousands of inmates from state prisons to county jails. Brown's “realignment” plan shifts non-violent, low-level offenders from state prison to the county supervision. ...
    KPCC: Latest News
  • The Horses of F.E. Lewis | Davenport Arabian Horse Conservancy (davenporthorses.org)
    May 20, 2011
    The best-known horse bred by Mr. Lewis was ANTEZ 448 (Harara 122 — Moliah 109). ANTEZ had a very interesting history. He was purchased from Lewis by the Kellogg Ranch in about 1924, and in 1931 went to General Dickinson's Travelers Rest .... He found that the cost of raising hogs on grain in California was prohibitive, so he went into partnership with A.B. Miller of Fontana, California. The two of them posted a $50000 bond in the name of C.H. Hopkins and got the garbage ...
    Davenport Arabian Horse Conservancy
  • MVS California's Volumetric Head Up Display is a 3D laser show for ... (okayfm.com)
    May 20, 2011
    We first caught wind of Mutewatch AB's eponymous sort of anti-watch — a personal vibrating time management wristband, equipped with a hidden touch-activated LED display — when it became available for pre-order back in August. ...
    The Right Ways to News
  • Golden State Liberty: California: Preserving Democracy by ... (goldenstateliberty.com)
    May 19, 2011
    As this Cal Watchdog piece describes, AB 459 would make California part of the "National Popular Vote Interstate Compact", which, if enacted by enough states to deliver 270 Electoral College votes, would give all electoral votes in ...
    Golden State Liberty
  • Common alleles at 6q25.1 and 1p11.2 are associated with breast ... (hmg.oxfordjournals.org)
    May 18, 2011
    109UCSF Cancer Risk Program, University of California, San Francisco; UCSF Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, USA. 110Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria, South Africa. 111Oncogenetics Laboratory. ...
    Human Molecular Genetics - Advance Access
  • Governor Releases May Revision: Tax Collections Up, Less Balance ... (cbp.org)
    May 17, 2011
    As additional details become available, the California Budget Project (CBP) will update this document. The CBP also will prepare analyses of major proposals contained in the May Revision over the upcoming days and weeks. .... funding to implement them, according to the Governor's signing statement for AB 109 (Committee on Budget,. Chapter 15 of 2011). • Removes “AB 3632” state-mandated mental health services for special education students from the realignment package. ...
    California Budget Project
  • Budget axe to swing at CDCr hardest - Paco Villa Corrections Blog (pacovilla.com)
    May 17, 2011
    We are in serious trouble and your (not all) chapters are blinded by what happens or what is said in west sac, please read the reports , ask what the EC is doing to promote and to protect the correctional series in California, ..... No Ab 109 does not say that DAPO will be eliminated. We will NO longer be supervising any low level offenders by the anticipated date of when Ab 109 is fully implemented. 2014 is a projected date, look at how long they have been trying to ...
    Paco Villa Corrections Blog
  • ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-773) Regarding Certain Motion ... (itcblog.com)
    May 17, 2011
    Activision Blizzard, Inc. of Santa Monica, California; Canon, Inc. of Japan; Canon USA, Inc. of Lake Success, New York; Jakks Pacific, Inc. of Malibu, California; Kyocera Communications, Inc. of San Diego, California ... Inc. of Los Angeles , California; Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA), Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia; Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB of Sweden; Vivitek Corporation of San Jose, California; VTech Electronics North America, LLC of Arlington Heights, ...
    ITC Law Blog
  • According to Doyle: Judicial Branch Budget Update from Chief Justice (larrydoyleesq.blogspot.com)
    May 17, 2011
    AB 109: Criminal Justice Realignment. The Governor's revised State Budget augments the judicial branch budget by $41.8 million to carry out the new court responsibility of hearing petitions for parole revocation under the Criminal Justice ... "On May 9, 2011, members of the Ad Hoc Court Security Realignment Working Group met with high level representatives of the administration and the Department of Finance, as well as representatives of the California State Sheriffs ...
    According to Doyle
  • NEWS ALERT State Budget Saving Measure to Keep Felons out of ... (cvaanews.wordpress.com)
    May 16, 2011
    Non-revocable parole passed as a Budget measure last year, very much like the current Budget cost savings plan AB 109 that will allow felons like Zachariah Timothy Lehnen to never see the inside of a prison. ... Thirty-one-year-old Zachariah Lehnen's parolee information sheet, obtained by the Weekly, shows that he could have remained in prison until November of 2013 but was let out under California's “non-revocable parole” law, which went into effect last year as an ...
    Crime Victims Action Alliance News
  • DrPrison: COURT DEALS BLOW TO MARSY'S LAW (drprisonorg.blogspot.com)
    May 14, 2011
    Major news this week from the California Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled the long-term denials of parole hearings under Marsy's Law constitute ex post facto jeopardy for inmates sentenced and imprisoned prior to the law's ... Just when we thought that perhaps the work load of parole commissioners would decrease, due to realignment under AB 109 and the Governor's stated intention to let most grants stand, it would seem the board is in for a new round of ...
    DrPrison
  • SOVIA dress-AB 109*New Eksklusif - butik bundAzka (butikbundazka.net)
    May 12, 2011
    SOVIA dress-AB 109*New Eksklusif · Atasan atau Terusan Batik berbahan Katun Primisima Kw 1, Kerah Rebah berampel dengan dilengkapi 2 kancing di bagian depan. Terdapat obilepasan sebagai pelengkap baju yang dapat digunakan untuk menyesuaikan ukuran badan anda. ... (Rina Hernawati, California,USA) · "Sy cm mau ngucapin makasih.. Baju pesenan sy dah nyampe hr sbtu kmrn..Sy puas bgt, gak mengecewakan.. Thanks bgt ya mb..( pangestu, Balikpapan) Baca testimoni lainnya DISINI. ...
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  • Video: EMA "California" | Rapmullet.com (rapmullet.com)
    May 11, 2011
    Video: EMA "California". Posted on May 11, 2011 by Old MacDonald. The debut visual from one of our favorite new artists. Read this article: Video: EMA "California" · Facebook · Share. This entry was posted in A Tribe Called Quest, AZ, ...
    Rapmullet.com
  • sstephenrbuckley: Rihanna's "California King Bed" Video: First Look! (sstephenrbuckley.blogspot.com)
    May 10, 2011
    Not so in the video for "California King Bed." Rather than baring all, the Barbadian singer bears her soul over relationship problems in a room overlooking a beach. The theme of heartbreak is palpable. Not her most exciting video she's ...
    sstephenrbuckley
  • Families to Amend California's Three Strikes : April 2011 SAN ... (facts1.live.radicaldesigns.org)
    May 9, 2011
    Legislative Counsel's Digest of AB 109 · March 14, 2011 Officials to overhaul prison education amid complaints Michael Montgomery CDRC · 09 March 11 Illinois Bans Capital Punishment By John Schwartz and Emma G. Fitzsimmons, ...
    Families to Amend California's Three Strikes
  • AB can't pay the Mortgage ....Again! - SoberRecovery : Alcoholism ... (soberrecovery.com)
    May 9, 2011
    Its been awhile since I've posted. My AB (alcohol/cocaine addiction) once again went on an all-night (or maybe longer?) bender drinking and drugging.
    soberrecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help and Information
  • Ab Equipment: Does It Need to Cost Much? | Health Basis (healthbasis.net)
    May 8, 2011
    You don't need to purchase ab equipment that advertised on TV or on the web. You can pick the least expensive ones that are also the most basic. The good thing about the basic gear is that this does not usually make your task much lighter. ... Gluten Totally Free And Dairy No Cost Necessary Protein Powder 101 I've heard this query several (OK, several) times inside the... individual health insurance in California: health insurance on the individual decision-making right ...
    Health Basis
  • Is California Dreaming? | InfoWarhorse (infowarhorse.com)
    May 7, 2011
    This is essentially California's AB 32 at the federal level. The effects would be the same as cap and trade; higher energy prices and millions of jobs lost . Many other states have already adopted Renewable and Alternative Energy ...
    InfoWarhorse
  • [WATCH]: Rihanna : California King Bed : American Idol Live sillaz ... (singer.info.karaokeroom.com)
    May 7, 2011
    sillaz.com : QuackOffNetwork | Créé le : 14 avril 2011 Rihanna : California King Bed : American Idol Live Performance ( ft. Nuno ) .. from the album, Loud. AWESOME PERFORMANCE & A TREAT TO AMERICA. Rihanna's tour dates & locations are as ... SK Credit Union Centre 6/21 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome 6/22 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place 6/24 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena 6/25 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena 6/28 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center 6/29 Anaheim, CA Honda Center 6/30 ...
    Aspiring musicians and singers Karaokeroom.com
  • Dog Eat Dogma: San Francisco Needs a Measure Z and Harm Reduction ... (dogeatdogma.blogspot.com)
    May 5, 2011
    San Francisco Needs a Measure Z and Harm Reduction to Follow AB 109. Every time San Francisco dispatches a police squad car and personnel for ANY call it costs millions daily.The Last thing the San Francisco police department needs ... California leads the way in sentences IMPOSED that are absurd and really doesn't work.The only programs that succeed are JOB RELATED programs. DUH ! It seems likely to me! I have seen the BELLY of Poverty and understand why kids sling weed. ...
    Dog Eat Dogma
  • Royal couple to visit California | wanginnovations.com (wanginnovations.com)
    May 5, 2011
    The Netherlands' oldest man, Cor Geurtz, celebrated his 109th birthday on Wednesday, by opting to spend time with his five children, rather than any civic dignatories, the Telegraaf reports. […] ...
    wanginnovations.com
  • Hennessey Endorses Mirkarimi for Sheriff | Fog City Journal (fogcityjournal.com)
    May 4, 2011
    Mirkarimi said the city faces some difficult challenges, particularly with the passage of AB 109, legislation signed into law today by Governor Jerry Brown that transfers as many as a 1000 inmates from California prisons to municipal ...
    Fog City Journal
  • Lake Tahoe Area Ski Resorts 1/2 | Article Base (articles.atat.ro)
    May 4, 2011
    At 4800 acres, Heavenly is the largest resort in California and boasts the state's longest vertical drop at 3500 feet. With nearly 300 days of California sunshine and over 350 inches of average yearly snowfall, Heavenly offers its skiers ... Packages at the Hilton, for instance start at just $240, while the Granlibakken Resort and Conference Center offers hotel-style rooms, studios, suites and townhouses starting at just $109. .... AB. Article Base writer and collector. ...
    Article Base
  • THE COVER PROJECT - WELCOME!: Tom Scott with The California ... (jazzalbumcovercrypt.blogspot.com)
    May 2, 2011
    Tom Scott with The California Dreamers - The Honeysuckle Breeze (1967). Posted by Ian Van Groove at 8:51 AM. Labels: Tom Scott. 0 comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). OUR PURPOSE ...
    THE COVER PROJECT - WELCOME!
  • CARPE DIEM: Michigan Economy Doing Better Than California?! (mjperry.blogspot.com)
    May 1, 2011
    And then there is AB 32, our Draconian CA environmental Disneyland law that will drive up the price of everything -- starting with a 30% to 60% increase in our sky-high electricity rates. If this law is not suspended or repealed, the damage starts this year. ... Fourth highest capital gains tax 9.3% http://www.thereibrain.com/realestate-blog/capital-gains-tax-rates-state-by-state/109/ Highest gasoline tax (averaging 66.1 cents/gallon) in the nation, (January, 2011). ...
    CARPE DIEM
  • Comments (0) - Parole Agents Association of California (cdcrparole.com)
    Apr 29, 2011
    The current status of AB 109 is unknown. It is not yet funded, so it is unclear if the implementation of parole realignment is imminent in the new fiscal year. There is speculation and rumors; however, we just do not know what the ...
    Parole Agents Association of California
  • We Hit the 2011 California Mille Classic Car Rally – Part 2 (zikkir.net)
    Apr 29, 2011
    This week, our esteemed Road Warrior Howard Swig is at the 2011 California Mille, a four-day, 1000-mile tour through the Golden State. The event was founded by Howard's father, Martin, but Howard's not just there to watch—he and his ...
    zikkir
  • A Growing Living Streets Community Emerges in Redding, California ... (sf.streetsblog.org)
    Apr 29, 2011
    There are areas that have signs of life but the big problem is very few people live downtown,” said Shigley, who a few years ago in CP&DR named Redding one of California's most disappointing mid-sized cities. But “check back in 10 years ...
    Streetsblog San Francisco
  • Vaccine Law May Prevent California Students From Attending School ... (publiknewsense.com)
    Apr 28, 2011
    The Huffington Post | California's AB 354 was passed in September of last year, making proof of whooping cough vaccinations mandatory for both public and private school students. View full post on Infowars » Medical Tyranny ...
    PUBLIK NEW SENSE
  • CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS: Tennessee: Great Central U.S. ShakeOut ... (calfire.blogspot.com)
    Apr 27, 2011
    CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS · California Fire News - California News with Focus on Wildland Fires throughout the state. The Real Scoop Fire News When You Need It. CAL FIRE news, Fire & EMS News, Wildfire Intel, Firefighter Jobs, Information ...
    California Fire News - Structure, Wildland, EMS
  • CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS: 10 Year 9-11 Anniversary Manhattan to ... (calfire.blogspot.com)
    Apr 27, 2011
    CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS · California Fire News - California News with Focus on Wildland Fires throughout the state. The Real Scoop Fire News When You Need It. CAL FIRE news, Fire & EMS News, Wildfire Intel, Firefighter Jobs, Information ...
    California Fire News - Structure, Wildland, EMS
  • Families to Amend California's Three Strikes : April 26, 2011 ... (facts1.live.radicaldesigns.org)
    Apr 26, 2011
    California and New York are states that previously accepted the payments, but stopped in 2011. Prison telephone costs were reduced by 61 percent and 69 percent, respectively. (PLN Press Release, Prison Phone Research, April 12) .... Legislative Counsel's Digest of AB 109 · March 14, 2011 Officials to overhaul prison education amid complaints Michael Montgomery CDRC · 09 March 11 Illinois Bans Capital Punishment By John Schwartz and Emma G. Fitzsimmons, The New York Times ...
    Families to Amend California's Three Strikes
  • Poll: Public prefers pensions pulled - Paco Villa Corrections Blog (pacovilla.com)
    Apr 25, 2011
    California voters want government employees to give up some retirement benefits to help ease the state's financial problems, favoring a cap on pensionsand a later age for collecting them, according to a new poll. .... I also thought that CCPOA would never sit by quietly while a bill like AB 109 passed and effectively annihilated the jobs of our fellow dues paying members in Parole. I also thought that CCPOA would never support a bill like SB 399 and then become quiet when ...
    Paco Villa Corrections Blog
  • DHS Public Safety Commission - April 14 (ronslog.typepad.com)
    Apr 24, 2011
    The school has been awarded a $15000 planning grant by the State of California. Next year they can apply for a $42000 grant. Students are being recruited. They're starting with 50 potential students. The goal is to have 30 in each grade .... Chief Williams reported that last week the Governor signed AB109 which transfers non-sex, non-serious, non-violent offenders who would be on parole to the counties. That covers about 40000 parolees. The legislation has no funding. ...
    Ron's Log
  • Governor Brown Signs Public Safety Bill - myMotherLode.com (mymotherlode.com)
    Apr 19, 2011
    Governor Brown signed AB 109, which makes fundamental changes to California's correctional system aimed to stop the costly "revolving door" of lower-level offenders and parole violators through our state prisons. ...
    Local News from myMotherLode.com
  • Families to Amend California's Three Strikes : April 19, 2011 New ... (facts1.live.radicaldesigns.org)
    Apr 19, 2011
    Gov. Jerry Brown negotiates a new contract for California's prison guards, who will be allowed to save unlimited amounts of vacation, potentially leading to massive payouts when officers retire. ... Legislative Counsel's Digest of AB 109 · March 14, 2011 Officials to overhaul prison education amid complaints Michael Montgomery CDRC · 09 March 11 Illinois Bans Capital Punishment By John Schwartz and Emma G. Fitzsimmons, The New York Times ...
    Families to Amend California's Three Strikes
  • Another take on AB 109 - Paco Villa Corrections Blog (pacovilla.com)
    Apr 19, 2011
    She has recently posted a piece on the prospects of the implementation of AB 109 and problems that have come up already with interaction between local agencies and parolees. Clicking here will link to the article. It is worth the read. ...
    Paco Villa Corrections Blog
  • CDCR Star: CDCR STAR - Correction Clips (cdcr-star.blogspot.com)
    Apr 18, 2011
    Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 109, which would shift thousands of state prison inmates to the custody of local law enforcement. At a time of budget shortfalls, swollen local jail populations and when two-thirds of California counties are under ... Jerry Brown signed AB109, saying the plan would save tax dollars. Thornton said it would send inmates to jails instead of prisons, where it costs much more. "We have a lot of lower-level offenders," Thornton said. ...
    CDCR Star
  • CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS: 2011 #Wildland #WildFire Season Safety ... (calfire.blogspot.com)
    Apr 18, 2011
    CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS · California Fire News - California News with Focus on Wildland Fires throughout the state. The Real Scoop Fire News When You Need It. CAL FIRE news, Fire & EMS News, Wildfire Intel, Firefighter Jobs, Information ...
    CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS
  • Budget Lock Up - Monterey County Weekly (npaper-wehaa.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    Colossal cuts to California's corrections budget loomed large at a meeting this week in Marina on AB 109, which will shift hundreds of lower-level offenders from state jails to county facilities.
    Monterey County Weekly
  • CDCR Star: CDCR STAR - Correction Clips (cdcr-star.blogspot.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    By Rebecca Robinson, Monterey County Weekly-- Colossal cuts to California's corrections budget loomed large at a meeting this week in Marina on AB 109, which will shift hundreds of lower-level offenders from state jails to county ...
    CDCR Star
  • Post-Conviction Bonds Bill Introduced in North Carolina ... (aboutbail.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    California's prison landscape is about to change due to Gov. Jerry Brown's signing of SB-85 and AB-109, also known as the Public Safety Realignment Bill. The biggest change to the prison system that would result from these two bills is ...
    Collateral Magazine
  • CCPOA “helped Brown by not lobbying against” realignment - Paco ... (pacovilla.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    He snubbed Salarno by never taking the time to show up at the crime victims' rally and clashed repeatedly with her benefactor, the California Correctional Peace Officers Association. .... The Admin. states they will implement AB109 in July 1, 2011 with the notion that 9800 inmates will not be in prison and by 2015 that 38000 inmates will not be there. That's 28200 more… While I believe you are right that there will be elimination of prisons, my math tells me it's 6 ...
    Paco Villa Corrections Blog
  • Away Carried Everything In Cotton Vine Tomato (exuberantpackaction.co.cc)
    Apr 13, 2011
    acid and reducing sugars) than vine-ripened wing deciduous vines found their way to California.book will spare you the guilt of throwing away.amounts of damage in one area and 2 feet away everything is.Find Cosmetic Bag reviews at ... Amy Butler AB109-Cotton Vine Tomato Carried Away Everything Bags in Cotton Vine Tomato Size: Medium- AB109M-Cotton Vine Tomato- 1 Seller Found- 30.00- Handbag Type.There were plenty of the on-the-vine tomatoes, those.Amy Butler Large Carried ...
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  • More CA Prisoners Heading to County Jails | The Corrections Reporter (correctionsreporter.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    On April 4, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109, saying the plan would save tax-dollars. Thornton said it would send inmates to jails instead of prisons, where it costs much more. “We have a lot of lower-level offenders,” Thornton said. ...
    The Corrections Reporter
  • More CA Prisoners Heading to County Jails | The Corrections Reporter (correctionsreporter.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    On April 4, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109, saying the plan would save tax-dollars. Thornton said it would send inmates to jails instead of prisons, where it costs much more. “We have a lot of lower-level offenders,” Thornton said. ...
    The Corrections Reporter
  • FRESNO COUNTY Jail California | County Prison Help (countyprisonhelp.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    When AB 109 takes effect, moving tens of thousands of inmates from state prisons to local facilities, Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims said her office has plenty of bed space to accommodate. But Mims and California's other sheriffs ...
    County Prison Help
  • THE OSTRICH FALLACY: John Stossel - Leave Us Alone (ostrichfallacy.blogspot.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    CA Gov. Brown Signs Inmate Transfer Bill AB 109 - On Monday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law, which amends the state's options for imprisonment of offenders that commit felonies. Th.. ...
    THE OSTRICH FALLACY
  • By Huge Margins, Voters Want Drug Penalties Reduced | Drugs | AlterNet (alternet.org)
    Apr 12, 2011
    The current penalty in California for possession of heroin, cocaine or methamphetamine is up to 3 years behind bars. Last week Governor Brown signed AB 109, a plan that would keep most people convicted of personal drug possession at the ...
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    Apr 12, 2011
    Thе stream chastisement іn California fοr possession οf heroin, heroin οr methamphetamine іѕ up tο 3 years behind bars. Last week Governor Brown sealed AB 109, a рƖοt thаt wουƖԁ keep mοѕt people convicted οf personal drug possession аt ...
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  • CA Inmates Out of State Prisons, Into County Jails | The ... (correctionsreporter.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    “By its terms, [AB 109] will not go into effect until the creation of a community corrections grant program and an appropriation of funding. I will not sign any legislation that would seek to implement this measure without the necessary ...
    The Corrections Reporter
  • Monterey County forum raises concerns over governor's prison ... (thecalifornian.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    The forum was put together in response to AB 109, signed into law last week by Gov. Jerry Brown as part of a "realignment" effort to transfer certain responsibilities, including so-called low-level offenders from state facilities to local jurisdictions. Under the law, supervising adult parolees and juvenile offenders will also be delegated to local governments. But until funding is identified to back the legislation, ... Mock nuclear accident drill held in California ...
    thecalifornian.com - Local News
  • THE OSTRICH FALLACY: Dick Morris Reports: States Get Their Power Back (ostrichfallacy.blogspot.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    CA Gov. Brown Signs Inmate Transfer Bill AB 109 - On Monday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law, which amends the state's options for imprisonment of offenders that commit felonies. Th.. ...
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  • League of California Cities (cacities.org)
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    Apr 7, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
    On Monday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB109 into law, which amends the state's options for imprisonment of offenders that commit felonies. The Los Angeles Times reports that this bill will impact tens of thousands of felons ...
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    Story comes courtesy of California Watch . By Ryan Gabrielson Fresno County's jail has whole floors of empty cells. View Source→ AB 109: County Officials Scrambling To Make Room For New Inmates.
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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  • California law to shift inmates hinges on elusive funds | All ... (blog.all-lawyers.info)
    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 6, 2011
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  • Brown turned deaf ear to crime victims - Paco Villa Corrections Blog (pacovilla.com)
    Apr 6, 2011
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    Paco Villa Corrections Blog
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    Apr 6, 2011
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    Apr 5, 2011
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  • The old 'tough on crime' is tough on budgets | Political Blotter (ibabuzz.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    “Governor Brown signed AB 109 after sunset yesterday the so-called Public Safety bill, which is everything but that. It was appropriate that he chose to sign this abominable legislation as dark descended on California. ...
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    Apr 5, 2011
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    Apr 5, 2011
    During the joint meeting held in the Tehama County Board of Supervisors chambers, David Nichols, district administrator for California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, said the language of the bill is vague, but it is his understanding it cannot go into affect until the state ... Brown's efforts to fund AB 109 by holding a special election in June, asking voters to extend a temporary vehicle and sales tax due to expire this year, failed in the Legislature. ...
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    Apr 5, 2011
    CA Gov. Brown Signs Inmate Transfer Bill AB 109 - On Monday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law, which amends the state's options for imprisonment of offenders that commit felonies. Th.. ...
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  • Blog Archive » Gov. Brown signs bill to transfer thousands of ... (unit6times.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    As drafted AB 109 would shift the responsibility for housing and monitoring tens of thousands of inmates currently under the jurisdiction of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to local law enforcement. ...
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    Apr 5, 2011
    As we have been reporting to you, AB 109 passed the legislature in matter of hours after being introduced. There was no opportunity for the public to comment on this legislation, no time for you to contact your representative. ...
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  • Brown Signs Bill Shifting Criminal Responsibility to Local Gov't ... (newstalk1290.wordpress.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    Brown's plan calls for $5.9 billion of the vehicle and sales taxes to fund the realignment, with guaranteed money to local governments. He signed the measure, AB109, on Monday even though the California State Sheriffs' Association says ...
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    Apr 5, 2011
    Brown's plan calls for $5.9 billion of the vehicle and sales taxes to fund the realignment, with guaranteed money to local governments. He signed the measure, AB109, on Monday even though the California State Sheriffs' Association says ...
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    Apr 5, 2011
    /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Tuesday (April 5) signed AB 109, which makes fundamental changes to California's correctional system to stop the costly, ineffective and unsafe “revolving door” of … ...
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  • Copper Gazette: Governor Brown Signs Legislation To Improve Public ... (coppergazette.blogspot.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today signed AB 109, which makes fundamental changes to California's correctional system to stop the costly, ineffective and unsafe "revolving door" of lower-level offenders and parole ...
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    Apr 5, 2011
    SACRAMENTO April 4, 2011 – Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today signed AB 109, which makes fundamental changes to California's correctional system to stop the costly, ineffective and unsafe "revolving door" of lower-level offenders and ...
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  • Lovelace roadtrips to Sactown to lobby for Coastal Commission seat ... (humboldtmirror.wordpress.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    ... declaring March 31 as “César Chávez Day,” a correctional system reform legislation signing ceremony for AB 109, and the governor's keynote speech at the California Medical Association's Annual Legislative Leadership Conference. ...
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    Apr 5, 2011
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  • Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Shift Dangerous Felons to ... (cagop.org)
    Apr 4, 2011
    Last month, Assembly Republican Leader Conway sent a letter to all county supervisors within her district (Tulare, Inyo, Kern and San Bernardino Counties) regarding the potential risks to public safety under AB 109. The text of the letter is attached. ... California Republican Party. Tom Del Beccaro, Chairman Steven Baric, Vice Chairman. 1903 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506. P 818-841-5210 | F 818-841-6668. 1215 K. Street, Suite 1220, Sacramento, CA 95814 ...
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    Apr 2, 2011
    CA Gov. Brown Signs Inmate Transfer Bill AB 109 - On Monday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law, which amends the state's options for imprisonment of offenders that commit felonies. Th.. ...
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    Apr 2, 2011
    CA Gov. Brown Signs Inmate Transfer Bill AB 109 - On Monday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law, which amends the state's options for imprisonment of offenders that commit felonies. Th.. ...
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    Apr 2, 2011
    CA Gov. Brown Signs Inmate Transfer Bill AB 109 - On Monday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109 into law, which amends the state's options for imprisonment of offenders that commit felonies. Th.. ...
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  • Global Music Rights Panel at the California Copyright Conference ... (californianewswire.com)
    Apr 1, 2011
    /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Tuesday (April 5) signed AB 109, which makes fundamental changes to California's correctional system to stop the costly, ineffective and unsafe “revolving door” of … ...
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  • Meanwhile, Sacramento reduces judges roles to functionaries ... (judicialcouncilwatcher.wordpress.com)
    Mar 31, 2011
    If you're a judge, you might want to take a look at AB109/SB85. A 652 page bill that seeks to completely realign the justice system here in California by increasing credits for good behavior and for work in prison industries. ...
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    Mar 28, 2011
    /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Tuesday (April 5) signed AB 109, which makes fundamental changes to California's correctional system to stop the costly, ineffective and unsafe “revolving door” of … ...
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  • AB 109; Criminal Justice Realignment Passes – waits Governor's ... (associatesdegreeincriminaljustice.com)
    Mar 25, 2011
    AB 109; Criminal Justice Realignment Passes – waits Governor's signature. Posted on March 24, 2011.
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    Mar 25, 2011
    /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on Tuesday (April 5) signed AB 109, which makes fundamental changes to California's correctional system to stop the costly, ineffective and unsafe “revolving door” of … ...
    California Newswire
  • URGENT ACTION: Tell CA Lawmakers To Vote “No” On AB109 – The ... (innocentjustice.org)
    Mar 25, 2011
    On 3/16/11, the California state legislature voted to move Assembly Bill 109 forward, which includes a public safety realignment proposal intended to shift the burden of incarceration and parole supervision from the state to local ...
    Innocent Justice
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    Mar 19, 2011
    AB 109 is currently working its way through the state senate, having passed the Assembly. In short, it creates a two tier parole system. As part of Governor Brown's budget, it is an attempt to create a new method of community ...
    California Justice Reform Concepts
  • Senate Dems approve budget as “realignment” moves forward - Paco ... (pacovilla.com)
    Mar 18, 2011
    AB 109's passage sends the state's share of AB 900 funds to the counties. Calif. lawmakers make cuts as tough choices await. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Democratic lawmakers on Thursday chipped away at California's $26.6 billion budget ...
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  • Legislature Schedules Vote on Budget, GOP Still Opposes Plan ... (californiascapitol.com)
    Mar 16, 2011
    Both the California Senate and Assembly have scheduled votes for 1:00 pm March 16 on a $123 billion budget plan that attempts to close a $25.4 billion gap between revenues and spending commitments over the next 16 months. It's anything but certain the 20 bills – the ... Almost as ponderous are SB 85 and AB 109, the measures that transfer authority from the state to counties for parolee supervision and jailing of juvenile offenders and certain low-level felony offenders. ...
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  • Families to Amend California's Three Strikes : March 14, 2011 ... (facts1.live.radicaldesigns.org)
    Mar 14, 2011
    State officials are moving to revamp educational classes in prisons across California following widespread complaints that the programs are poorly designed and could leave some inmates ill-prepared for life after release. ... Legislative Counsel's Digest of AB 109 · March 14, 2011 Officials to overhaul prison education amid complaints Michael Montgomery CDRC · 09 March 11 Illinois Bans Capital Punishment By John Schwartz and Emma G. Fitzsimmons, The New York Times ...
    Families to Amend California's Three Strikes
  • CEC Releases 2011-12 Alt-Fuel Investment Plan for Comment | NGV Global (ngvglobal.com)
    Mar 9, 2011
    The statute, subsequently amended by AB 109 (Nuñez, Chapter 313, Statutes of 2008), authorizes the California Energy Commission to develop and deploy alternative and renewable fuels and advanced transportation technologies to help meet ...
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  • Families to Amend California's Three Strikes : March 2, 2011 ... (facts1.live.radicaldesigns.org)
    Mar 2, 2011
    With California mired in a budget crisis, guarding incapacitated prisoners at outside hospitals continues to cost taxpayers millions as the state figures out how to implement a new medical parole law. ... Legislative Counsel's Digest of AB 109 · March 14, 2011 Officials to overhaul prison education amid complaints Michael Montgomery CDRC · 09 March 11 Illinois Bans Capital Punishment By John Schwartz and Emma G. Fitzsimmons, The New York Times ...
    Families to Amend California's Three Strikes
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    Jun 21, 2005
    520 Article summary: Of course you know about Southern California's premier attraction, Disneyland in Anaheim, but did you know that less than ten (10) ... The park is home to the high-flying 3125 foot Silver Bullet roller coaster which sends riders climbing to a height of 146 feet and soaring back down an initial drop of 109 feet. It has a top speed of fifty five (55) miles per hour and riders will experience spirals, ... AB. Article Base writer and collector. ...
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