Community Courts Help Our Justice System

by Contra Costa County Supervisor, Candace Anderson How do we save costs and create a more effective justice system? Contra Costa County’s District Attorney’s Office and several local police agencies have begun a Community Courts program. The program provides a person who has been arrested or cited by the police for a low level crime, […]

Task Force Tackles Prescription Drug Abuse

By:    Candace Anderson, Contra Costa County Supervisor                               We have a prescription drug abuse problem in our community and there are people stepping up to do something about it. The National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) has been working […]