State Sen. Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, right, and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, left, celebrate during a news conference after their bill to end money bail was approved Aug. 16 by the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
State Sen. Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, right, and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, left, celebrate during a news conference after their bill to end money bail was approved Aug. 16 by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Rich Pedroncelli AP
State Sen. Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, right, and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, left, celebrate during a news conference after their bill to end money bail was approved Aug. 16 by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Rich Pedroncelli AP

California could lead the way on criminal justice reform. First the Legislature must do away with cash bail

August 20, 2018 11:00 AM