California May Switch To Shorter Probation TermsGov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to overhaul California's probation system by greatly reducing the time a convict is under supervised release, but increasing rehabilitation programs at the outset of the probationary period, when they are considered the most effective.
Probation Officers Visit Homes Of 50 Sex Offenders In Sacramento County SweepSeveral people have been arrested during Sacramento County's probation sweep of sex offenders this week. 
Grandma Gets Probation After Meth Pipe Found In Granddaughter's BackpackCourt records show the 59-year-old woman was also ordered to write apology letters to her grandchildren, undergo drug treatment and pay a $600 fine.
Job Market Skill Gaps In SacramentoThree major skill gaps in Sacramento are currently providing job opportunities: nursing, security and criminal justice.
Sacramento Sees Continued High Job Vacancies Within Criminal JusticeCriminal justice continues to be a burgeoning field for job seekers.
Lawmaker Sentenced To 3 Years Of Probation For ShopliftingA California lawmaker accused of shoplifting from a department store pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor count of grand theft, as her attorney blamed the incident on a benign brain tumor.
Calif. Prisons Hope To Meet Long-Term Inmate GoalCalifornia prison officials said Tuesday they expect to meet a federal court's mandate to reduce the state's inmate population by 33,000, or 23 percent, over the next two years.
Man Who Allegedly Threatened Sacramento Mayor IdentifiedSacramento police have identified the who allegedly made threats against Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.