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CORRECTION: Report Suggests AB 109 Lowers Recidivism, L.A. Expected To OK Funds

CORRECTION: Report Suggests AB 109 Lowers Recidivism, L.A. Expected To OK Funds

Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday are expected to approve a reimbursement of about $337.7 million to pay for AB 109 programs, a controversial jail-prison realignment program. While Supervisor Michael Antonovich has been a vocal opponent of the state’s public safety realignment program, which was aimed at reducing the number of non-serious, non-violent and non-sexual offenders in state prisons due to a Supreme Court order, officials claim early data shows promise. "Realignment continues to pose serious concerns and threatens public safety statewide because we are dealing with repeat offenders,” Antonovich said last week, when the law’s implementation was reviewed. “There are over 32,000 arrests involving the 24,000 (post-supervision probationers) under probation supervision because some are being arrested up to seven or eight times."

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Santa Clarita Valley-AV Assembly Candidates Discuss California Politics

Santa Clarita Valley-AV Assembly Candidates Discuss California Politics

Cougar News, KHTS AM-1220, SCVTV and The Signal hosted a candidate forum at SCVTV Studios recently, when 36th Assembly District candidates answered several questions from a panel of Santa Clarita Valley journalists. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The candidates for the 36th Assembly District seat currently held by Steve Fox, ...

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Newhall Man Arrested On Drug Possession, Weapons Charges

Newhall Man Arrested On Drug Possession, Weapons Charges

A parole check conducted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Newhall man Thursday on charges alleging drug possession and drug sales. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Michael Neighbors, 46, of Newhall, was arrested at his residence on the 24500 block of Valley Street in Newhall, where deputies ...

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