California Men’s Colony employee Jim Tate received the 2014 Continuing Challenge Instructor of the Year award.
When I received a diagnosis of breast cancer, my first reaction was mind-numbing shock. However, I didn’t have time to think about what having cancer meant before I was thrust into a whirlwind of biopsies, x-rays, surgeries, treatments, procedures, radiation, pills and countless needles.
Lancaster and Palmdale residents gathered at the Fallen Heroes Memorial of the Antelope Valley for the 13th anniversary remembrance ceremony of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. California State Prison Los Angeles County participated in the event.
Four men whose lives were cut short are being remembered, thanks to memorial signs placed along a stretch of highway in Central California.
At the State Capitol, youth from the N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility and the O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility donated their time and money to put on the event. The two youth correctional facilities raised more than $1,000.