COVELO, Calif. — County jails will be competing for the about $500 million from Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015-2016 budget proposal allotted to the latest round of facilities funding to help offset the effects of California realignment, aka AB 109.Read more
ADELANTO, Calif. — The grand opening of the Adelanto Detention Center expansion project is scheduled for Feb. 6 and will debut the additional 1,392 beds being added to the existing 706-bed Adelanto facility.Read more
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The state of California awarded $20 million in construction funding to Lake County for upgrades to the Hill Road Correctional Facility.Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon presented a proposal to a committee in Sacramento earlier this month, requesting an $80 million grant to construct new housing units at the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center in Devore, Calif.Read more
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Talks are underway in Riverside County to expand the number of jail facilities in the area.
Supervisors Marion Ashley and Jeff Stone are presenting a proposal titled “Incarcerate More Prisoners Responsibly In Satisfying Overwhelming Need,” also being referred to as IMPRISON.Read more
California is well known as the place where trends start, whether that is in technology, entertainment or other industries. Part of the dynamic that drives innovation and trend setting in California is the diversity and sheer number of people that live and work in one of the world’s largest economies.Read more
By Nick Warner, Managing Partner, Warner & Pank LLC
Danielle Higgs, Legislative Representative/Business Consultant, Warner & Pank LLC
A daylong event in Sacramento attracted a wide variety of opinions about California’s problematic correctional system.