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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAoccurred within our state prison system. Schwarzenegger changed the name of the
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted yesterday
occurred within our state prison system. Schwarzenegger changed the name of the California Department of Corrections to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Instead of focusing on punishment, California’s prisons would... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAoccurred within our state prison system. Schwarzenegger changed the name of the
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted yesterday
occurred within our state prison system. Schwarzenegger changed the name of the California Department of Corrections to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Instead of focusing on punishment, California’s prisons would... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
$750,000 settlement reached in death of inmate pepper sprayed in the faceattorney representing Duran’s adoptive parents, originally sought a $6.75 milli
$750,000 settlement reached in death of inmate pepper sprayed in the face
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
attorney representing Duran’s adoptive parents, originally sought a $6.75 million payout, court records state. But California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials “reported shock and dismay at this figure and did not... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Weekend catch-up: 7 stories you don’t want to missvoters prepare to decide Proposition 62 to abolish capital punishment and Propo
Weekend catch-up: 7 stories you don’t want to miss
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
voters prepare to decide Proposition 62 to abolish capital punishment and Proposition 66 intended to speed it up, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation led a tour of this state’s death row last week. If it’s true that we... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lawrence Bittaker, a most depraved killer, twists justice systemAs voters prepare to decide Proposition 62 to abolish capital punishment and Pr
Lawrence Bittaker, a most depraved killer, twists justice system
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
As voters prepare to decide Proposition 62 to abolish capital punishment and Proposition 66 intended to speed it up, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation led a tour of this state’s death row last week. There are gang... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Evacuation order rescinded for Lower Lakemonths in 2007 while serving a 5-year prison sentence on various drug possessio
Evacuation order rescinded for Lower Lake
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
months in 2007 while serving a 5-year prison sentence on various drug possession and firearm violations, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He did not battle any fires during that tint. The Clayton Fire... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Man Who Died in Deputy-Involved Shooting in Poway Identifiedand driving off, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department (SDSO).
Man Who Died in Deputy-Involved Shooting in Poway Identified
NBC San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
and driving off, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department (SDSO). Lohman had been on active parole from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. People who knew Lohman told NBC 7 that he had been trying to turn... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Poll shows gains in support to retain the state’s death penaltyA California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens
Poll shows gains in support to retain the state’s death penalty
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens the gate for a condemned inmate who is leaving the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row on August 15, 2016 in San Quentin, California. San Quentin State... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Evacuation order rescinded for Lower Lakemonths in 2007 while serving a 5-year prison sentence on various drug possessio
Evacuation order rescinded for Lower Lake
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
months in 2007 while serving a 5-year prison sentence on various drug possession and firearm violations, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He did not battle any fires during that tint. The Clayton Fire... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Breaking up with private prisons can be hard to donumber of in-state private prison beds under contract by the state of Californi
Breaking up with private prisons can be hard to do
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
number of in-state private prison beds under contract by the state of California, the number of out-of-state private prison beds and the percentage of total inmate population: Source: California Department of Corrections and... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Inmate Attacks Four Correctional Officers: CDCRcorrectional officers are recovering after they were attacked by an inmate at t
Inmate Attacks Four Correctional Officers: CDCR
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
correctional officers are recovering after they were attacked by an inmate at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials said. The incident happened Wednesday at... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Poll shows gains in support to retain the state’s death penaltyA California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens
Poll shows gains in support to retain the state’s death penalty
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens the gate for a condemned inmate who is leaving the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row on August 15, 2016 in San Quentin, California. San Quentin State... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Correctional officer arrested on DUI charges in Elk Grove crashkilled and three others were hurt, according to Elk Grove police. Nath is a yo
Correctional officer arrested on DUI charges in Elk Grove crash
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 6 days ago
killed and three others were hurt, according to Elk Grove police. Nath is a youth correctional officer in Stockton, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said. He has worked at the N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
An inside look at life on Death Row at San QuentinA California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens
An inside look at life on Death Row at San Quentin
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens the gate for a condemned inmate who is leaving the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row on August 15, 2016 in San Quentin, California. San Quentin State... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Living on death row in San Quentin State PrisonA California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens
Living on death row in San Quentin State Prison
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens the gate for a condemned inmate who is leaving the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row on August 15, 2016 in San Quentin, California. San Quentin State... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A look at the hard life inside San Quentin’s Death Rowinmates conscious and writhing in pain, violating the constitutional ban on cru
A look at the hard life inside San Quentin’s Death Row
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
inmates conscious and writhing in pain, violating the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment, Fogel said. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reviewed its protocols on lethal injections and built a new, roomy... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
An inside look at life on Death Row at San QuentinA California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens
An inside look at life on Death Row at San Quentin
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens the gate for a condemned inmate who is leaving the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row on August 15, 2016 in San Quentin, California. San Quentin State... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Prosecutor: Suspect in Lake County wildfire set 12 other blazessaid Pashilk, who is a construction worker and resident of Clearlake, will be c
Prosecutor: Suspect in Lake County wildfire set 12 other blazes
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 7 days ago
said Pashilk, who is a construction worker and resident of Clearlake, will be charged in connection with 13 fires. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation revealed Tuesday that Pashilk served a 5-year sentence in the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Death row, Gitmo and family leaveup to Donald Trump. Taking a tour As voters prepare to decide initiatives to
Death row, Gitmo and family leave
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
up to Donald Trump. Taking a tour As voters prepare to decide initiatives to abolish or speed the death penalty, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation opened death row at San Quentin for four hours Tuesday to 14... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Containment increases to 40% in Lake County wildfireIS JUST A WHIRLWIND O OVERWHELMING SADNESS. IS PAINFULLY ADJUSTING TO A NEW NOR
Containment increases to 40% in Lake County wildfire
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 7 days ago
IS JUST A WHIRLWIND O OVERWHELMING SADNESS. IS PAINFULLY ADJUSTING TO A NEW NORMAL. STATE RECORDS SHOW HE WILL BE IN The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation revealed Tuesday that Pashilk served a 5-year sentence in the... Read more
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Market Watch
Arson suspect in Northern California wildfire is former firefighterfirearm charges at the California Correctional Center in Susanville, Calif., ac
Arson suspect in Northern California wildfire is former firefighter
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
firearm charges at the California Correctional Center in Susanville, Calif., according to Vicky Waters, spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. In 2015, inmate fire crews at the came provided more than 129,000... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lake County wildfire: Arson suspect had worked on inmate fire crewin Trinity County for about three months in 2007 before being paroled, accordin
Lake County wildfire: Arson suspect had worked on inmate fire crew
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
in Trinity County for about three months in 2007 before being paroled, according to Vicky Waters, spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Pashilk violated his parole and was back in custody six times but... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Lake County arson suspect worked as firefighter while imprisonedCenter in Susanville. He was assigned to Trinity Camp in Lewiston from April 12
Lake County arson suspect worked as firefighter while imprisoned
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Center in Susanville. He was assigned to Trinity Camp in Lewiston from April 12, 2007 to July 5, 2007, Waters said. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation runs 42 inmate training camps in 27 counties. Inmates volunteer for... Read more
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International Business Times
Inside San Quentin State Prison: Photos of California's inmates on death row written underneath it hangs on the wall inside San Quentin State Prison's death
Inside San Quentin State Prison: Photos of California's inmates on death row
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
written underneath it hangs on the wall inside San Quentin State Prison's death rowJustin Sullivan/ Getty ImagesAn armed California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer escorts a condemned inamte at San Quentin State... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Authorities Find Inmate Who Walked Away From Halfway House in South L.A.or halfway house, in South Los Angeles was located and taken back into custody,
Authorities Find Inmate Who Walked Away From Halfway House in South L.A.
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 9 days ago
or halfway house, in South Los Angeles was located and taken back into custody, authorities announced Monday. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation released this photo of Sarkis Akopyan on Aug. 13, 2016. Sarkis... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
California inmates help train puppies to become service dogsinmates are helping train dogs who will then make a difference in the lives of
California inmates help train puppies to become service dogs
WAOW Wausau / Posted 12 days ago
inmates are helping train dogs who will then make a difference in the lives of the people who need them," Santos said. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, which operates Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility and Mule... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Alleged ‘internet gambling cafe’ busted in La PuenteCrimes Bureau, Cyber/High Tech Crimes Bureau and Operation Safe Streets took pa
Alleged ‘internet gambling cafe’ busted in La Puente
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
Crimes Bureau, Cyber/High Tech Crimes Bureau and Operation Safe Streets took part in the raid, Cacheiro said, along with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials. Code enforcement officials are handling the civil aspect... Read more
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ABC News
Inmates Help Train Puppies to Become Service Dogsinmates are helping train dogs who will then make a difference in the lives of
Inmates Help Train Puppies to Become Service Dogs
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
inmates are helping train dogs who will then make a difference in the lives of the people who need them," Santos said. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, which operates Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility and Mule... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Soledad seeks over $1 million from Department of CorrectionsThere is a fight brewing between the City of Soledad and the California Departm
Soledad seeks over $1 million from Department of Corrections
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 15 days ago
There is a fight brewing between the City of Soledad and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation over wastewater. More from Central Coast News The city claims the CDCR has failed to pay its share of a $3.4 million emergency... Read more
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Daily Mail
California prisoners care for 45 deaf dogs during threat of wildfirefrom county shelters that are at high risk for euthanization, Kristina Khokobas
California prisoners care for 45 deaf dogs during threat of wildfire
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
from county shelters that are at high risk for euthanization, Kristina Khokobashvili, a public information officer for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation told the station. Khokobashvili said that more than 70 dogs taken in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Auto theft suspects arrested at Ed R. Levin County Parkand Aguilar possessed a small quantity of methamphetamine. Also, Aguilar had an
Auto theft suspects arrested at Ed R. Levin County Park
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
and Aguilar possessed a small quantity of methamphetamine. Also, Aguilar had an active parole violation warrant from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation stemming from an arrest for failing to register as a sex offender and... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
California Inmates Care for Deaf Dogs Evacuated From Shelter Due to Sand Fireshelters that are at high risk for euthanization, according to Kristina Khokoba
California Inmates Care for Deaf Dogs Evacuated From Shelter Due to Sand Fire
WAOW Wausau / Posted 26 days ago
shelters that are at high risk for euthanization, according to Kristina Khokobashvili, a public information officer for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The inmates take in the dogs and work with professional trainers to... Read more
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ABC News
California Inmates Care for Deaf Dogs Evacuated From Shelter Due to Sand Fireshelters that are at high risk for euthanization, according to Kristina Khokoba
California Inmates Care for Deaf Dogs Evacuated From Shelter Due to Sand Fire
ABC News / Posted 26 days ago
shelters that are at high risk for euthanization, according to Kristina Khokobashvili, a public information officer for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation/California... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Former Folsom prison dental assistant awarded $1 millionawarded Onalis Giunta, a supervising dental assistant at Folsom State Prison wh
Former Folsom prison dental assistant awarded $1 million
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
awarded Onalis Giunta, a supervising dental assistant at Folsom State Prison when she filed the 2012 lawsuit against California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, $990,000 for noneconomic losses and mental suffering along with... Read more
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Orange County Register
Parole agent charged with trading bus passes and gift cards for parolee's prescription pillsThursday after posting $20,000 bond, prosecutors said. At the time of the alle
Parole agent charged with trading bus passes and gift cards for parolee's prescription pills
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
Thursday after posting $20,000 bond, prosecutors said. At the time of the alleged crime, Keblis was a parole agent for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. On Nov. 5, that agency got an anonymous tips that Keblis was... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Lancaster Prison Provides Refuge for Deaf Dogs Fleeing Sand FireDogs being housed at a Lancaster prison are shown with inmates. (Credit: Califo
Lancaster Prison Provides Refuge for Deaf Dogs Fleeing Sand Fire
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 29 days ago
Dogs being housed at a Lancaster prison are shown with inmates. (Credit: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via Los Angeles Times) A Lancaster prison is providing shelter for rescue animals as the Sand fire continues to burn in... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Pokémon Go takes players to sex offender residencesreports of sex offender arrests related to Pokémon Go in California, but the st
Pokémon Go takes players to sex offender residences
Silicon Valley / Posted a month ago
reports of sex offender arrests related to Pokémon Go in California, but the state is paying attention, said Luis Patino, a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokesman. "The division ... is aware of the growing popularity of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pokémon Go takes Bay Area players to sex offender residencesreports of sex offender arrests related to Pokémon Go in California, but the st
Pokémon Go takes Bay Area players to sex offender residences
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
reports of sex offender arrests related to Pokémon Go in California, but the state is paying attention, said Luis Patino, a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokesman. "The division ... is aware of the growing popularity of... Read more
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The Atlantic
Making It Easier for Former Inmates to Work in L.A.total releases. Just over half of those released will return to prison within t
Making It Easier for Former Inmates to Work in L.A.
The Atlantic / Posted 1 months ago
total releases. Just over half of those released will return to prison within three years, according to estimates from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Crime and punishment in the age of mass incarceration “I can tell... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Where are they now? Charles Manson's family, four decades after horrific murder spreeresidents Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Here’s where the key players in the Mans
Where are they now? Charles Manson's family, four decades after horrific murder spree
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
residents Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Here’s where the key players in the Manson saga are today: (Los Angeles Times / California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)Charles Manson: Imprisoned in Corcoran, Calif. Manson, who ordered... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pokémon Go: Game takes players to sex offender residencesreports of sex offender arrests related to Pokémon Go in California, but the st
Pokémon Go: Game takes players to sex offender residences
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
reports of sex offender arrests related to Pokémon Go in California, but the state is paying attention, said Luis Patino, a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokesman. "The division ... is aware of the growing popularity of... Read more
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