Hard cases changing tenor of jail population
The tension is palpable in E dorm of the Women's Correctional Facility in Redwood City. This one-room dorm is designed for 18 inmates and currently home to around 50, all either newly arrived or awaiting sentencing. The women's jail is holding around 120 inmates, about 143 percent of its 84-bed capacity, jail superintendent Lt. Alma Zamora said. Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac

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