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DeSaulnier warns cities about budget cuts

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier delivers dire warnings to cities about pending budget cuts during a speech to the Contra Costa Mayors Conference on Thursday night in Orinda.

Watch video of DeSaulnier’s comments below.

He predicted Gov. Jerry Brown will propose on Monday to shift responsibility for adults on probation to the counties, a move that will save money for the state but push the burden onto local communities.

Lisa Vorderbrueggen