Napa County Officials Seek Support for New Jail Construction

NAPA COUNTY, Calif. — Approximately 18 months after the August 2014 earthquake that rocked Napa County, damaging hundreds of local buildings, county correctional officials are now urging local residents to support a bond measure that would help fund the construction of a new facility.

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Napa Inmates Transferred Following Earthquake

NAPA COUNTY, Calif. — Following the Aug. 24 earthquake that damaged hundreds of Napa County buildings, the county’s Department of Corrections has obtained a court order allowing the transfer of some of inmates from the impacted jail to nearby facilities.

Approximately 60 male and 20 female inmates will be transferred to the Solano County Jail and the Fairfield County Jail, respectively. The transfer is necessary for the ongoing safety of inmates and staff, according to a statement issued by the department.

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