Supervisors approve controversial realignment plan
Brad Branan, Modesto Bee
The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors approved a plan this afternoon to handle criminal offenders, although a majority of supervisors said they didn't like its continued emphasis on incarceration over treatment.
California Inmates Stage Hunger Strike
Tamara Audi, Wall Street Journal
A nearly week-old hunger strike at a central California prison is highlighting troubles in the U.S.'s largest state-prison system as it struggles to ease overcrowding and implement changes.
Dan Morain: A case that proves need to fix '3-strikes' law
Dan Morain, Sacramento Bee
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy would have no idea that Gary Ewing died on Aug. 24, and probably wouldn't care. But Kennedy had a direct hand in Ewing's life and his fate.
Governor appoints Camarillo man to run Ventura Youth Correctional Facility
Ventura County Star
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday announced the appointment of Victor Almager as superintendent of the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility in Camarillo
Crime victims get $70K in restitution
Merced County District Attorney Larry Morse II announced Tuesday that collaboration between his office and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has resulted in 139 previously unidentified crime victims receiving nearly $70,000 in unpaid restitution.