New York City Department of Correction reveals plan to save Rikers from fed takeover

New York City Department of Correction reveals plan to save Rikers from fed takeover

The New York City Department of Correction unveiled a plan for reforming Rikers Island on Wednesday that could help it maintain control of the jail system under the threat of a federal takeover. The 23-page plan, submitted to a federal monitor appointed following a 2015 class action lawsuit that accused the DOC and its officers … Read more

NYC jails still ‘potentially life-threatening’ despite Adams’ headway

NYC jails still ‘potentially life-threatening’ despite Adams’ headway

The conditions in the troubled city jail systems are still “severe and potentially life-threatening” despite Mayor Eric Adams’ effort to make progress at the facilities during the first few months in office, a new federal monitor reform report says. The 30-page blueprint for reform was ordered up by Chief Judge Laura Taylor Swain last month … Read more

LA-based rental furniture startup expands to East Coast

LA-based rental furniture startup expands to East Coast

GARDENA, Calif. — The coronavirus pandemic created a lot of mobility among working professionals, which was good for a Los Angeles-based furniture rental startup. Last month, Fernish, a furniture rental company, expanded its services to the East Coast, launching in New York and Washington DC What You Need To Know Fernish, a Los Angeles-based rental … Read more

Our Interns | Voice of San Diego

Our Interns |  Voice of San Diego

Voice of San Diego has hosted interns since 2006. We created the program to inspire young journalists to pursue careers in investigative journalism. Our internship provides them with opportunities to explore their interests while working with practicing journalists who can provide valuable advice and mentoring. VOSD offers three paid internships each year: winter, summer and … Read more

NYC Mayor Eric Adams lobbied over school control in Albany

NYC Mayor Eric Adams lobbied over school control in Albany

Mayor Eric Adams and top deputies met one on one with some Albany lawmakers Tuesday, lobbying for an extension of mayoral control of the city’s school system – although “no consensus” was reached on a final plan. Adams took the train up early to make scheduled meetings with top education committee chairs – Assemblyman Michael … Read more

Evening Briefing: May 17, 2022

Evening Briefing: May 17, 2022

Good evening, So Cal. We’re wrapping up the day for you with the most important stories you need to know and your weather outlook. Your Weather Planner Low clouds will arise inland again Wednesday morning but clear faster than Tuesday. Faster clearing plus high pressure briefly building overhead will lead to 10 degrees of warming … Read more