SACRAMENTO – Three California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) prisons were certified today by the American Correctional Association (ACA) during the 142nd Congress of Correction in Denver, Colorado.
A second-phase plan for public safety realignment in Stanislaus County calls for adding 40 positions, reopening 72 beds at the Honor Farm and continuing to develop programs for former prison inmates.
By Jenny Espino, The Record Searchlight-- Shasta County Sheriff on Monday announced the lights are back on for half of a jail floor he closed in 2009 when finances got tight.
Daily Democrat-- A Capay Valley wildland fire was to have been held in check Monday after cooler overnight weather Sunday allowed firefighters to build a containment line around the blaze and contain hotspots.
By Amanda Perez, KFSN-- A plan to convert Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla is upsetting people in the neighboring community of Fairmead, who believe they've already been left behind.
By Salvador Hernandez, The Orange County Register-- A man convicted of soliciting his girlfriend, a friend, and a former neighbor to kill his estranged wife multiple times during a three-year span is scheduled for a parole hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Former correctional officer gets 18 months for prison contraband scheme By Denny Walsh, Sacramento Bee-- Former California Correctional Officer Bobby Joe Kirby's son ran into a financial bind and his father decided to help him. He got the extra money peddling cell phones and tobacco to inmates at the Lassen County minimum security camp where he worked.