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Accomplice Of Southern California's 'Freeway Killer' Slain In Prison

IONE, Calif. (AP) — An accomplice of the so-called Freeway Killer who terrorized Southern California 36 years ago has been killed in prison, officials said Thursday. 308 more words


California Prison Guard Pact: 9 Percent Raise Over 3 Years

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The union representing most California state prison guards says it has agreed to a new labor contract that includes a 9 percent salary increase over three years. 96 more words


California Backs Off Easing Standard For Inmate Firefighters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s new corrections chief is backing off a plan to lower standards for inmate firefighters, focusing instead on persuading county sheriffs to send more jail prisoners to the state program. 632 more words


IG Review of the High Desert Prison Finds Racism

Dec 21, 2015 (San Diego) The High Desert Prison is located in Susanville California, in Placer County. It is part of the state prison system, and most importantly, it is located in an isolated rural community. 1,497 more words

California Set To Award $500 Million To Jails In 15 Counties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California is set to award $500 million on Thursday to 15 counties for jail projects that are designed to help rehabilitate prisoners, such as classrooms, visitation and recreation areas or mental health and medical facilities. 473 more words