While many donated toys to charities during the holiday season, Kern Valley State Prison staff also donated the gift of life.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
While families peacefully slumbered in their warm beds, a Correctional Sergeant went door-to-door to evacuate them during a potentially dangerous neighborhood gas leak.Continue Reading
Correctional Lt. Michael Ramirez of Centinela State Prison read Secretary Kernan’s account of how an inmate’s death affected him and wrote this response.
The Statewide Transportation Unit-Northern Transportation Hub was overflowing with holiday spirit as its 42 staff members partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Tracy to provide a special afternoon for more than 50 children during their Gift of Giving event.
For more than three decades, Folsom State Prison and the Cameron Park Rotary Club have helped needy children and the homeless in the community through a bicycle repair program.
Contract Beds Unit came together to help out the community this holiday season.
Dusting off a series of undated raw film clips, Inside CDCR found the name of an Academy Award winning special effects cinematographer appearing throughout silent footage of San Quentin. Judging by clues in the film, it appears to have been shot in 1917 or 1918. Another source said clues point to sometime between 1930 and 1933.
San Diego Custody to Community Transitional Reentry Program clients recently made a concerted effort to give back to, and have a positive impact on, the community and one way was through the Santee Santa project.
Five correctional officers and one correctional sergeant were injured in an unprovoked attack Sunday, Jan. 15, that involved 31 inmates at Calipatria State Prison (CAL).
Twenty-five female inmates beam with pride as they entered the auditorium to a thunderous round of applause from prison leaders, staff, family members, and fellow inmates. On this December afternoon, these women are looked at, not as inmates inside the California Institution for Women, but graduates who are bettering themselves for their future.
Inmates at Correctional Training Facility (CTF) donated more than $1,100 to Operation New Hope (ONH), an Inland Empire based youth rehabilitation program. The program originally began as a court-ordered recovery program for teens incarcerated and housed in the California Youth Authority and has since been incorporated into adult institutions.