Electronic monitoring may worsen the very problems that juvenile courts try to remedy. Rather than further rehabilitation, it often leads to jail for technical rule violations and traps young people in the system longer.
Hundreds of Californians march in Sacramento on Wednesday to tell Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation that the state must quickly step up and do Scott Pruitt’s job for him.
Labor-backed Assembly Bill 1250, scheduled for a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, would handcuff counties from contracting with community-based organizations, nonprofits, local businesses and others.
On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors is scheduled to debate adjustments to the county budget so we can achieve a safer, cleaner parkway while reducing impacts of homelessness in adjacent neighborhoods.