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1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]


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Feds Sue California Over Private Prisons Ban
Friday, Jan 24, 2020

SAN DIEGO – The federal government Friday sued California over the state’s private prisons ban, claiming the new law is unconstitutional, discriminates against the federal government and obstructs its ability to carry out operations. AB 32, signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom last year and effective...

California Bans For-Profit Prisons, Immigrant Detention Centers
Monday, Oct 14, 2019

SACRAMENTO – In its latest blow to the for-profit prison industry, California will become the first state to ban the use of private prisons under legislation signed Friday by Governor Gavin Newsom. The measure bars the renewal of contracts with companies like CoreCivic and Geo Group after Jan. 1, 2020,...

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1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]
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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
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