Breaking down pay-to-stay convictions More than 3,500 people participated in pay-to-stay programs in Southern California from 2011 through 2015.
But three in four singles is turned off if a date answers their phone without any explanation, and more than half are turned off by texting during the date."It’s sort of a mixed message because on one hand people judge potential sexual partners based on social media posts, but then they also want them to put (their phones) down," Anderson says.With dating and hookup apps making it easier than ever to hop in bed, now the intimate part can often times be introducing a partner to friends and family.“We used to think of sex as you crossed the line now you are in an intimate zone, but now sex is almost a given and it’s not the intimate part," Anderson said."The intimate part is getting to know someone and going on a date.”And while 40% of singles have dated someone they met online, they don’t want technology to spill-over to the actual dates.Markin learned about Wurtzel’s upgraded jail stay only recently, from a reporter. But what started out as an antidote to overcrowding has evolved into a two-tiered justice system that allows people convicted of serious crimes to buy their way into safer and more comfortable jail stays.An analysis by the Marshall Project and the Los Angeles Times of the more than 3,500 people who served time in Southern California’s pay-to-stay programs from 2011 through 2015 found more than 160 participants who had been convicted of serious crimes including assault, robbery, domestic violence, battery, sexual assault, sexual abuse of children and possession of child pornography.