realignment

Reader Input: Justice planning group flawed

The best governmental decisions are made with openness, shared information, discussion, debate and diverse points of view. This lesson was learned by our forefathers centuries ago. ...

Reader Input: County causing jail crowding

The May 30 Auburn Journal article “Realignment triggers jail releases” is very misleading. Is this part of a campaign by some Placer County criminal justice officials t ...

Reader Input: Realignment has many repercussions

The parole office in Marysville had to close last year. The parole office in Placerville permanently closed, too. Their shutdowns mostly shifted many of their parolees to Auburn&rs ...

Auburn to cast vote on statewide public safety funding

For the first time in years, the City of Auburn will be sending a delegation to the League of California Cities’ annual conference. City Councilmen Dr. Bill Kirby and Mike H ...

Placer’s law enforcement boosting ‘front line’ in face of realignment

California’s criminal justice prototype known as “realignment” continues to send thousands of felons to local jurisdictions rather than state prison. New independ ...

From ‘little county jail’ to ‘mini prison:’ Placer’s new reality

Placer County Jail used to be a “little county jail” where you treat everyone like your neighbor, because there’s a chance that they are actually your neighbor, S ...

2nd CIF Realignment Proposal Has Hillmen Still Headed to CAL

Round two of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s scheduled four Realignment Committee meetings went into books Tuesday at the Reserve at Spanos Park near Stockton. And unless the ...

Reader Input: Realignment misconstrued

I’m really tired of reading and hearing stories about how AB 109 is releasing violent criminals onto the streets. It does no such thing. Not one person was released from stat ...

Realignment proposal: Folsom, Oak Ridge would join SFL

Folsom and Oak Ridge high schools, featuring powerful football programs, would join the Sierra Foothill League for the 2014-15 school year as part of the next Sac-Joaquin Section r ...

Realignment looms big as 2013 nears

Saying that the next four months are pivotal for the future of Colfax High School athletics might be the understatement of the New Year. For the uninformed, we’re talking ab ...