Activists Try to Get Rid of Juvenile Records Fee 

They contend that the county's $150 fee prevents young people from sealing court records involving minor crimes — and thus harms their ability to find jobs and housing later in life.

Sarah Jones is a senior at an East Oakland high school. She is eighteen, and was recently accepted to Loyola University on a full scholarship, where she plans to study psychology. But like many teenagers, Jones has had difficulty adjusting to adulthood…

full article »

Comments (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Latest in News

Author Archives

  • When the Water Runs Out

    A package of bills now waiting for Governor Jerry Brown's signature would regulate the use of groundwater for the first time in California. But for some residents, it's too late.
    • Sep 10, 2014
  • The Water Tunnel Boondoggle

    Experts say the eye-popping costs of Governor Brown’s plan to build two giant water tunnels far outweigh the financial benefits. And taxpayers may be left holding the bag.
    • May 13, 2014
  • More»


Submit an event

Most Popular Stories

© 2017 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation