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Ron Crawford

Ron Crawford is an independent journalist living in San Luis Obispo County. He can be reached through his blog, Sewerwatch

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Crowded women’s jail is big lawsuit threat

By RON CRAWFORD A badly overcrowded women’s jail is the result of Sheriff's Department officials' penchant for punishment, a policy that poses for county taxpayers a distinct threat of costly litigation. Repeated warnings from successive San Luis Obispo County grand juries and a variety of state regulators regarding severely deficient conditions and worsening overcrowding in the women’s facility have been routinely ignored.... (Continue Reading)