Lassen County isn’t happy with Loren Herzog’s parole
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- Lassen County at a glance
Founded in 1864, Lassen County is located along U.S. 395 corridor.
Employment: Major employers in the region include two state prisons and the Herlong Federal Correctional Institution.
County seat: Susanville.
Population of inmates: Roughly 12,000.
Area: 4,720 square miles.
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2010 12:00 am
San Joaquin County didn’t want him. Tehama County didn’t want him. Now Lassen County doesn’t want him either. Earlier this week, about 500 people crowded a Lassen County community center to protest the parole of convicted killer Loren Herzog into their county.
The board of this northeastern California county is asking residents to sign a petition that will be sent to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Secretary of Corrections Matthew Cate. Since Tuesday, more than 5,000 signatures have been collected in the county of roughly 35,000 people.
Thursday, September 16, 2010 12:00 am.