Thursday, June 13, 2013

Daily Corrections Clips

Short Version
California Prisons
Anthony Skeens
The Triplicate
Lewis has retired, but he’s still coming to work at the prison. A year after reaching the apex of his career at Pelican Bay State Prison by being officially appointed as warden, Greg Lewis is on his way toward full-time freedom.

California Inmates 
Modesto Bee
MODESTO -- A man convicted of molesting two girls in Modesto was denied parole on his four concurrent 15-years-to-life sentences, the Stanislaus County district attorney's office announced this week.

Realignment
‘Severely outdated’ systems to be replaced in 10 vehicles
Jon Schultz
Auburn Journal   
For the Auburn Police Department, 2013 marks the year that officers will finally have access to Internet in their cruisers, as City Council approved spending $61,610 for 10 computers to replace the old ones that have been used since 2005-06.
Public CEO
In Glenn County, individuals now have a choice between receiving general assistance for three months or enrolling in CREW. The latter option is a 12-month program the provides ex-offenders the opportunity to receive assistance in a variety of areas, from housing and employment assistance to life skills and education. As Community Services Manager Lucy Hernandez is quick to explain, “It’s not a hand out; it’s a hand-up program.”
Counties team up on inmate rehab programs
Sally Morris
The Trinity Journal
Trinity County is teaming up with Sierra, Plumas and Lassen counties to develop and share a system of inmate rehabilitation programs designed to meet the intent of California’s public safety realignment under AB 109.

By Zachary K. Johnson
Stockton Record
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County's proposed $1.33 billion budget for next year adds more than $60 million to the current year's spending plan and shows a turnaround from the cuts and layoffs that marked the past five years as the county weathered the impact to revenues from the mortgage crisis and the economic recession that followed.

CDCR Related
First responders stress importance of steps that can save people experiencing cardiac emergencies
By Allison Sampite-Montecalvo
San Diego Union-Tribune
CHULA VISTA — Shake for a response. If there isn’t one, call 911. Then begin compressions. These were the three lifesaving steps taught recently to the public at the South Bay Family YMCA in Chula Vista.
At the June 4 event, local first responders teamed up with South Bay residents to teach them “sidewalk” CPR, a hands-only technique focused on chest compressions without mouth to mouth for sudden cardiac arrest emergencies.


Padilla to Face Attempted Murder Charges
Santa Ynez Valley News
The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office will indict a Santa Maria gang member for attempted murder of a custody deputy nearly two years ago while he was being held at the Santa Maria Courthouse.