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Verdiem-- The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is the state’s largest agency with approximately 65,000 employees and a $10.3 billion budget.
Central Valley Business Times-- With about 14,000 fewer inmates in its prisons because most of them have been transferred to county jails, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is sending notices to 548 workers that they will lose their jobs.
By Karen Valie, Cal Coast News-- Of the 545 layoff warning notices the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sent out last week, only seven went to employees of the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo.
By Bob Cuddy, San Luis Obispo Tribune-- California may still turn El Paso de Robles into re-entry facility for prisoners, but some say city should get property.
By Bob Moffitt, Capital Public Radio-- California Department of Corrections says it will save $750,000 with investment.
By Judy Lin, Associated Press-- Some state lawmakers want to ask voters to revise California's Three Strikes Law as a way to reduce prison sentences and save money on corrections, but they're having a hard time getting the issue through the Legislature.
By Loren Herzog may be dead, but the outcry over his placement in Susanville continues.
By San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore on Monday first defended himself and next apologized in two separate cases both potentially involving Wesley Shermantine, a Linden man on death row for serial killings.