Capt. Dan Brodie is head of Santa Rita Jail's COVID-19 Compliance Unit.
The videos were produced by the Public Defender’s V.O.I.C.E. project. They describe who is eligible to vote and provide instructions for how to vote from jail.
Steven Carrillo, who officials say is associated with the extremist anti-government “boogaloo” group, entered the plea in the June 6 death of Santa Cruz Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller in Ben Lomond.
A website begun by Bay Area teenagers to connect local businesses with personal protective equipment providers has quickly grown into a nationwide effort to help communities stay safe.
The latest count shows there are 106 cases of COVID-19 at the jail, including inmates and staff.
An RV rental and sales business in Dublin said it is seeing a large increase in demand for motorhomes this summer.
"In light of recent events, Dublin PD took the call seriously," he told KTVU.
Dozens of residents and grassroots groups opposed the spending, saying the jail shouldn't be turned into a psychiatric institution and that mental health is better treated in the community, not in a cell.
An investigation by KTVU last year revealed Santa Rita had the highest jail death rate in Northern California and an even higher rate than Los Angeles County.
Portions of the findings, issued as part of a federal class-action lawsuit filed in 2018 over the mental health care of inmates, are sure to be a boost for Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern.
The county facility now has nine positive inmate cases, said to be recovering, the office said.
The number of inmates at Santa Rita has decreased significantly.
Fifty-six more people on Monday were ordered released from the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin in an effort to lower the risk that the coronavirus will spread through the jail, Alameda County court officials said.
The inmate is said to be in stable condition and is recovering in a negative pressure out patient medical unit. Jail staff are monitoring the inmate's conditon around the clock.
And while critics have long been calling for these reforms, many are now questioning the dollar amount and the timing of such a request.
A nurse in Santa Rita Jail has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the first positive test in the jail, according to jail officials.
The East Bay city of Dublin said Monday that it will cancel its annual St. Patrick's Day festivities amid fears of the novel coronavirus' spread.
In all, there have been 47 deaths at Santa Rita, or the now-closed Glenn Dyer facility, since 2014.
An East Bay school district is warning parents about a game students are playing that could end tragically.
“You guys excited?” Darren Nelson asked, crouched down, hugging all three boys at once, ruffling their hair. “You got Daddy back.”