Santa Clara County Jail is photographed from the parking lot across the street in San Jose, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. (Randy Vazquez/ Bay Area News Group)
Costs for Santa Clara County’s new jail have jumped dramatically, soaring from $390 million to $689 million, according to a newly released budget proposal presented on Monday to the Board of Supervisors.
The 500-bed jail, which was approved in a narrow 3-2 vote in late January, will replace San Jose’s Main Jail South site that was razed in 2020 — and includes the demolition of Main Jail North and possibly parts of Milpitas’ Elmwood Correctional
→ Continue reading at Mercury News