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Houston Chronicle
Beach Boys’ Dennis Wilson Claimed to Have Witnessed Unreported Charles Manson Murdergot at the ranch before he showed up and gave this fantastic story to Mike,” he
Beach Boys’ Dennis Wilson Claimed to Have Witnessed Unreported Charles Manson Murder
Houston Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
got at the ranch before he showed up and gave this fantastic story to Mike,” he said. Now 81, Manson remains a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation inmate at Corcoran State Prison. He was last denied parole on April 11, 2012,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
California to continue contracting private prisonsits overall prison population in compliance with a court order, according to Jo
California to continue contracting private prisons
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
its overall prison population in compliance with a court order, according to Joe Orlando, a spokesperson for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, which is in charge of California’s 180,000 inmates. The state has been less... Read more
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Orange County Register
As U.S. cuts ties with private prisons, California to keep using themof our prisoners here in California ... and not have to contract our beds out,"
As U.S. cuts ties with private prisons, California to keep using them
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
of our prisoners here in California ... and not have to contract our beds out," said Joe Orlando, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He said the department has not received any reports of abuses at the private... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
As U.S. cuts ties with private prisons, state to keep using themof our prisoners here in California ... and not have to contract our beds out,”
As U.S. cuts ties with private prisons, state to keep using them
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of our prisoners here in California ... and not have to contract our beds out,” said Joe Orlando, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He said the department has not received any reports of abuses at the private... Read more
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The Signal
Program to thwart recidivism faltersthe issue of recidivism. The latest numbers laid before them were not encourag
Program to thwart recidivism falters
The Signal / Posted 4 days ago
the issue of recidivism. The latest numbers laid before them were not encouraging. Statistics compiled by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reveal that 56 percent – more than half - of released prison inmates are... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
6-Week-Old Abused Baby Dies, Gilroy Father in Jailonline jail records. Court records show that Zabala has prior convictions for
6-Week-Old Abused Baby Dies, Gilroy Father in Jail
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
online jail records. Court records show that Zabala has prior convictions for child abuse. But a check with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said that he had never been in the state prison system under that name or... Read more
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The Mercury News
Fewer ex-cons return to prison as California crime rates remain steadymore are going to county jails instead of state prisons under a law that took e
Fewer ex-cons return to prison as California crime rates remain steady
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
more are going to county jails instead of state prisons under a law that took effect nearly five years ago. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Thursday that 45 percent of inmates released five years ago were back in... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
California's Return-to-Prison Rate FallsSACRAMENTO - The rate at which offenders return to state prison continues to fa
California's Return-to-Prison Rate Falls
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 5 days ago
SACRAMENTO - The rate at which offenders return to state prison continues to fall, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). CDCR released its latest annual recidivism report and it shows the total three-year... Read more
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NBC San Diego
SDSO Releases New Information in Deputy-Involved Shootingfound another gun, a hatchet, ammunition and knives inside the hijacked SUV. L
SDSO Releases New Information in Deputy-Involved Shooting
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
found another gun, a hatchet, ammunition and knives inside the hijacked SUV. Lohman had been on parole from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation when he was shot. People who knew him had told NBC 7 that he had been... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Fewer ex-cons return to prison as crime rates remain steadymore are going to county jails instead of state prisons under a law that took e
Fewer ex-cons return to prison as crime rates remain steady
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
more are going to county jails instead of state prisons under a law that took effect nearly five years ago. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Thursday that 45 percent of inmates released five years ago were back in... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Fewer ex-cons return to prison as crime rates remain steadymore are going to county jails instead of state prisons under a law that took e
Fewer ex-cons return to prison as crime rates remain steady
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
more are going to county jails instead of state prisons under a law that took effect nearly five years ago. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Thursday that 45 percent of inmates released five years ago were back in... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
State regains control of Jamestown prison's health caremeans that control of inmate health care at 20 percent of the state's 34 adult
State regains control of Jamestown prison's health care
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
means that control of inmate health care at 20 percent of the state's 34 adult prisons has now been returned to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The latest is the Sierra Conservation Center, which houses about 4,200... Read more
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Business Wire
PG&E Promotes Safety and Sponsors Cal OES Day of Preparedness; Encourages Customers to Be Ready for Emergencies, Natural Disastersinclude: This year’s California Day of Preparedness participants include: Cal
PG&E Promotes Safety and Sponsors Cal OES Day of Preparedness; Encourages Customers to Be Ready for Emergencies, Natural Disasters
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
include: This year’s California Day of Preparedness participants include: Cal OES, PG&E, Boy Scouts of America, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Department of Motor Vehicles, California Department of Water... 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, CAour state prison system. Schwarzenegger changed the name of the California Depa
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 7 days ago
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 focus on... 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, CAour state prison system. Schwarzenegger changed the name of the California Depa
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 7 days ago
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 focus on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
$750,000 settlement reached in death of inmate pepper sprayed in the facerepresenting Duran’s adoptive parents, originally sought a $6.75 million payout
$750,000 settlement reached in death of inmate pepper sprayed in the face
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
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 present a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Weekend catch-up: 7 stories you don’t want to missprepare to decide Proposition 62 to abolish capital punishment and Proposition
Weekend catch-up: 7 stories you don’t want to miss
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
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 are judged... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lawrence Bittaker, a most depraved killer, twists justice systemprepare to decide Proposition 62 to abolish capital punishment and Proposition
Lawrence Bittaker, a most depraved killer, twists justice system
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
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 members and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Evacuation order rescinded for Lower Lake2007 while serving a 5-year prison sentence on various drug possession and fire
Evacuation order rescinded for Lower Lake
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
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 remained at... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Man Who Died in Deputy-Involved Shooting in Poway Identifiedoff, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department (SDSO). Lohman had
Man Who Died in Deputy-Involved Shooting in Poway Identified
NBC San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
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 his life... 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 12 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 Lake2007 while serving a 5-year prison sentence on various drug possession and fire
Evacuation order rescinded for Lower Lake
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
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 remained at... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Breaking up with private prisons can be hard to doenough. “Our strong preference is to end the use of out-of-state prisons,” Jef
Breaking up with private prisons can be hard to do
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
enough. “Our strong preference is to end the use of out-of-state prisons,” Jeffrey Callison, assistant secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, told me Friday. The department is contracting for 4,835 private beds out of... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Inmate Attacks Four Correctional Officers: CDCRofficers are recovering after they were attacked by an inmate at the Richard J.
Inmate Attacks Four Correctional Officers: CDCR
NBC San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
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 approximately 2 p.m.... 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 13 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 crashthree others were hurt, according to Elk Grove police. Nath is a youth correct
Correctional officer arrested on DUI charges in Elk Grove crash
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 13 days ago
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 Facility since May... 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 13 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 14 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 Rowand writhing in pain, violating the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual pun
A look at the hard life inside San Quentin’s Death Row
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
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 death chamber... 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 14 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 blazeswho is a construction worker and resident of Clearlake, will be charged in conn
Prosecutor: Suspect in Lake County wildfire set 12 other blazes
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 14 days ago
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 California prison... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Death row, Gitmo and family leaveDonald Trump. Taking a tour As voters prepare to decide initiatives to abolis
Death row, Gitmo and family leave
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
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 reporters and... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Containment increases to 40% in Lake County wildfireWHIRLWIND O OVERWHELMING SADNESS. IS PAINFULLY ADJUSTING TO A NEW NORMAL. STATE
Containment increases to 40% in Lake County wildfire
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 14 days ago
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 California prison... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Clayton Fire Arson Suspect to Faces ArraignmentJodi Hernandez reports. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016) According to Vicky
Clayton Fire Arson Suspect to Faces Arraignment
NBC Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
Jodi Hernandez reports. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016) According to Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman for the state's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Pashilk was trained as a an inmate firefighter from April to July 2007. He was... Read more
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Market Watch
Arson suspect in Northern California wildfire is former firefighterat the California Correctional Center in Susanville, Calif., according to Vicky
Arson suspect in Northern California wildfire is former firefighter
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
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 hours in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lake County wildfire: Arson suspect had worked on inmate fire crewCounty for about three months in 2007 before being paroled, according to Vicky
Lake County wildfire: Arson suspect had worked on inmate fire crew
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
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 did not serve... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Lake County arson suspect worked as firefighter while imprisonedfive years in state prison on drug possession and a firearm-related offense beg
Lake County arson suspect worked as firefighter while imprisoned
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
five years in state prison on drug possession and a firearm-related offense beginning in January 2002, said Vicky Waters, a Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokeswoman. During his sentence, he trained as an inmate firefighter at the... Read more
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International Business Times
Inside San Quentin State Prison: Photos of California's inmates on death row underneath it hangs on the wall inside San Quentin State Prison's death rowJust
Inside San Quentin State Prison: Photos of California's inmates on death row
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
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 Prison's death... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Authorities Find Inmate Who Walked Away From Halfway House in South L.A.halfway house, in South Los Angeles was located and taken back into custody, au
Authorities Find Inmate Who Walked Away From Halfway House in South L.A.
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
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 Akopyan, 33,... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
California inmates help train puppies to become service dogshelping train dogs who will then make a difference in the lives of the people w
California inmates help train puppies to become service dogs
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
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 Creek State... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Alleged ‘internet gambling cafe’ busted in La PuenteCyber/High Tech Crimes Bureau and Operation Safe Streets took part in the raid,
Alleged ‘internet gambling cafe’ busted in La Puente
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
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 of the... Read more
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ABC News
Inmates Help Train Puppies to Become Service Dogshelping train dogs who will then make a difference in the lives of the people w
Inmates Help Train Puppies to Become Service Dogs
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
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 Creek State... Read more
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The Mercury News
Legislative panel OKs audit of massive California tunnelsInstitution for Women prompted lawmakers to approve a system-wide audit of suic
Legislative panel OKs audit of massive California tunnels
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
Institution for Women prompted lawmakers to approve a system-wide audit of suicide prevention policies and practices in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Democratic State Sen. Connie Leyva of Chino cited two reported suicides this... Read more
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Orange County Register
Legislative panel OKs audit of massive water tunnelsInstitution for Women prompted lawmakers to approve a system-wide audit of suic
Legislative panel OKs audit of massive water tunnels
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
Institution for Women prompted lawmakers to approve a system-wide audit of suicide prevention policies and practices in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Democratic State Sen. Connie Leyva of Chino cited two reported suicides this... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
FBI task force targets suspected Bay Area gang membersRelated Stories CONTRA COSTA (KTVU) -- A joint operation of 12 local and feder
FBI task force targets suspected Bay Area gang members
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 21 days ago
Related Stories CONTRA COSTA (KTVU) -- A joint operation of 12 local and federal law enforcement agencies completed a massive gang bust in eastern and central Contra Costa County last week, law enforcement officials announced Wednesday. In total,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
24 Alleged Norteno Gang Members Arrested in Massive BustCosta County Sheriff's Office, the Contra Costa County Probation Department, th
24 Alleged Norteno Gang Members Arrested in Massive Bust
NBC Bay Area / Posted 21 days ago
Costa County Sheriff's Office, the Contra Costa County Probation Department, the California Highway Patrol, the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives were all... 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 22 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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The Mercury News
California women's prisons wardens retire amid prison abuse, suicide claimsand California Institution for Women Warden Kimberly Hughes retired last week.
California women's prisons wardens retire amid prison abuse, suicide claims
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
and California Institution for Women Warden Kimberly Hughes retired last week. They chose retirement after the head of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation "determined that change in leadership at those prisons is necessary" following... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
California wardens retire amid prison abuse, suicide claimsmisconduct." The attorneys, who represent inmates in several major lawsuits ag
California wardens retire amid prison abuse, suicide claims
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 27 days ago
misconduct." The attorneys, who represent inmates in several major lawsuits against the state, have been working with the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in recent months, including conducting joint interviews in June with about 150... Read more
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Boston Globe
California wardens retire amid prison abuse, suicide claimsChowchilla. The attorneys, who represent inmates in several major lawsuits aga
California wardens retire amid prison abuse, suicide claims
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
Chowchilla. The attorneys, who represent inmates in several major lawsuits against the state, have been working with the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The department said Chowchilla warden Deborah Johnson retired routinely last... Read more
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