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Santa Ana Reverses Plans to Downsize Jail, After New Plan is Said to Save Money and Jobs

City Council members had voted in June to reduce staffing at their mostly-empty jail. But a new plan emerged to house additional U.S. Marshals inmates, which the acting police chief said would reduce the city’s budget deficits and save jail jobs.