San Mateo Courts Feel Strain of Prison, Budget Reforms
San Mateo County's trial judges say the confluence of state prison reforms and budget cuts is putting strain on the county's courts. They note that if Gov. Jerry Brown's (D) fiscal year 2014 budget plan passes, the county's court system would be forced to close its central courthouse and reduce its South San Francisco courthouse to two judges.
- "San Mateo County Courts Strained by State Prison Reforms" (Shanafelt, HealthyCal, 5/7).