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Stanislaus jails pick on inmates of only one race, lawsuit says

Latino inmates disproportionately face being locked in maximum security, says a lawsuit against the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, whose deputies guard jails. The lockups also deprive inmates of outdoor exercise and sensory stimulation and expose them to unnecessary violence at the hands of guards, the lawsuit says.

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Stanislaus County has selected its next CEO

Stanislaus County has named Jody Hayes as its next chief executive officer, replacing CEO Stan Risen, who is retiring in August. Hayes has worked for the county since 1999 and as an assistant executive officer since 2014. His salary will be $240,000.