Santa Rita Jail

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Tim Ryan
May 25, 2020 - 7:03 pm
Much has been said about the changing nature of high school graduations during this coronavirus pandemic, but graduation at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin is even more unusual. It’s a tough way to get a high school degree, alone in jail, with the diploma just a photocopy.
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Santa Rita Jail in Dublin
Santa Rita Jail in Dublin (Photo credit: Alameda County)
All News KCBS Radio
March 20, 2020 - 12:22 pm
The coronavirus pandemic could provide an opportunity for hundreds of low-level inmates across the country to be released early in an effort to prevent an outbreak behind bars.
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Santa Rita Jail in Dublin
Santa Rita Jail in Dublin (Photo credit: Alameda County)
Matt Bigler
October 30, 2019 - 10:14 pm
Inmates at the Santa Rita Jail are holding a hunger strike because of alleged lockdowns that are connected to the Kincade Fire. The inmates say they are protesting the lockdowns, which have them in their cells for longer than usual, as well as what “unsanitary” and “inhumane” conditions. The...
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Alameda County Sheriff
Holly Quan
August 21, 2018 - 9:24 am
The Alameda County sheriff's department has been hit with revelations of a range of misbehavior by on-duty guards.
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The death of Jessica St. Louis has prompted a state lawmaker to push for a law that stops jails from releasing inmates in the middle of the night.
Bay City News
Jenna Lane
August 17, 2018 - 11:04 am
The recent death of a woman who'd been released from an East Bay jail in the middle of the night has prompted a state lawmaker to call for a law that would alter the times inmates may be set free.
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Livermore Man Arrested After Stealing Car From Dealership
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April 29, 2018 - 10:00 am
Officers arrested a man after he allegedly stole a car from a Livermore dealership Saturday afternoon…
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Santa Rita Jail in Dublin
Santa Rita Jail in Dublin (Photo credit: Alameda County)
Jenna Lane
March 16, 2018 - 10:59 am
A civil rights lawsuit over conditions for pregnant inmates in the Santa Rita Jail, in Alameda County, continues. KCBS Radio’s Jenna Lane reports from the federal courthouse in San Francisco.
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