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Santa Rita Jail housing inmates evacuated from Oroville amid threat of dam collapse

Original post made on Feb 14, 2017

Nearly 600 inmates from the Butte County Jail in Oroville have been evacuated and transported to Alameda County's Santa Rita Jail because of the threat of a spillway collapse at the Oroville Dam, authorities said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, February 13, 2017, 5:33 PM

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Posted by Crummy headline
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Feb 14, 2017 at 1:31 pm

Kind of a misleading headline. They were Butte County inmates transported to Santa Rita for evac--NOT Santa Rita inmates. "Butte County inmates relocated to Santa Rita amid threat of dam collapse... would have read more factually and clearly.


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Posted by sups
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 14, 2017 at 1:49 pm

I think our generous county supervisors should house these inmates at their houses.


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Posted by Update
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 14, 2017 at 2:02 pm

News all saying residents are allowed back in their homes ! so why do we need more prisoners?


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Posted by Inmate
a resident of Amador Estates
on Feb 14, 2017 at 4:03 pm

Headline was perfectly clear.


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Posted by Lisa Ruggles
a resident of another community
on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:44 pm

Trust me when I say ...We the families of Butte County Inmates want them home and close to us ..But we Thank The County of Almeada and the Santa Rita Jail for accepting our loved ones.
We hope thier stay is very short ..
Thank you
Inmate Wife


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