(Subscription required) After a 36-day trial and more than six years after the suit was filed, one of the most significant cases to be heard by Solano County Superior Court Judge Michael Mattice settled recently.
A coalition of civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Northern California superior court over its practice of suspending the driving licenses of people too poor to pay what they call exorbitant fees for minor offenses.
Roughly 206 drug courts serve residents in 53 of California’s 58 counties. By helping people with substance abuse issues repair their lives, drug courts divert those who could otherwise cycle repeatedly through the criminal justice system.
SAN FRANCISCO—The State Public Works Board (SPWB) today approved preliminary plans for the renovation of the Old Solano Courthouse at 580 West Texas Street in Fairfield. Designed by E.C. Hemmings in 1911, the courthouse, vacant since 2005, is considered...