Cari Thomas

City of Adelanto

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Mayor of Adelanto, a high desert city in San Bernardino County

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The incoming Mayor of Adelanto, on Highway 395 in the Mojave Desert, says three existing private prisons give the town the “stigma of a prison city.”

For-Profit Prisons in California’s High Desert

The incoming Mayor of Adelanto, on Highway 395 in the Mojave Desert, says three existing private prisons give the town the “stigma of a prison city.”

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