OAKLAND (KCBS) – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is looking to focus on the second part of its name, rehabilitating many of its 134,000 inmates.
Cal Coast News
There are 38,000 more felons in California county jails and other local lockups and programs, thanks to a relatively new state policy dubbed “realignment” which officials hope will reduce what had been a rapidly-growing prison population.
The Chowchilla News
Three California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) prisons were certified Monday by the American Correctional Association (ACA) during the 142nd Congress of Correction in Denver, Colo.
Soft-spoken and nearly due with twins, Noemi Mendoza sat in a classroom at Lerdo Jail and reflected on the death of her 2-year-old son and her upcoming prison term.
By Debra Werner, Space News
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The NASA Ames Research Center is known for establishing innovative partnerships and Pete Worden, the former Air Force general who serves as the Center’s director, is known as a maverick. Still, the latest joint venture to come to light has caught even some longtime NASA observers by surprise.
By Logan Layde, State Impact
The number of inmates serving their time in private prisons in the U.S. has increased by more than one-third in the past eight years.
Los Angeles Times
The recent release of several thousand inmates from the California prison system has resulted in more than 300 ex-prisoners under the partial supervision of L.A. sheriff's deputies in Lancaster, and there have been nearly 200 arrests among this group since October, authorities said Thursday.