- Associated Press - Thursday, November 12, 2015

The California Board of State and Community Corrections meets Thursday to consider awarding $500 million to 15 counties for jail projects that are designed to aid in the rehabilitation of prisoners. The 15 projects were picked from among 32 proposals by a committee that evaluated how well they met standards set by board members in June.

The projects and recommended amounts are:

- Alameda, $54.3 million.

- Amador, $17.2 million.

- Butte, $40 million.

- Colusa, $20 million.

- Humboldt, $20 million.

- Merced, $40 million.

- Napa, $2.8 million.

- Placer, $9.5 million.

- San Francisco, $80 million.

- Santa Clara, $80 million.

- Sonoma, $40 million.

- Trinity, $20 million.

- Ventura, $25.7 million.

- Yolo, $30.5 million.

- Yuba, $20 million.

All but Napa, Ventura and Placer counties received all the money they sought. Napa had sought $20 million; Placer $40 million and Ventura $55.1 million.

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