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Los Angeles County Officials Discuss AB 109, Prop 47

Twin Towers, a Los Angeles County jail, photographed by Basil Soufi

Ed. note: This story is the first of two that will look at the various thus-far impacts of AB 109 and Proposition 47 with respect to law enforcement and the criminal justice system in Los Angeles County. The second part will take a more local look at the impact, including potential links to a rise in crime some believe are related to ...

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Neighborhood Watch – February 5, 2015

Neighborhood Watch Podcast

Hosts: Perry Smith, KHTS News Director and Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Dubin Guests: Jessica Boyer and Jeremiah Bergman Topics: Crime Prevention and Incidents here in the Santa Clarita Valley and AB 109 Right Click Here To Download! Every first and third Thursday at 10 a.m., tune into KHTS AM 1220 to listen in on the Neighborhood Watch with hosts Perry Smith, ...

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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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