Tag: prison

$14.5M awarded to California prison rehabilitation programs

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is donating $14.5 million towards the establishment of 43 rehabilitation programs at 20…

2 years ago

SF man sentenced to three decades in prison for bank robberies

A San Francisco man known as a the “Clean Cut Bandit” was sentenced this week to more than three decades…

2 years ago

LA teacher charged with smuggling cellphones, heroin into San Quentin

An assistant teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District has been charged with smuggling cellphones and heroin into San…

2 years ago

Behind the gates: The ‘living hell’ on San Quentin’s death row

In 1998, Wayne Adam Ford turned himself into authorities in Humboldt County carrying a woman’s severed breast in his pocket.…

2 years ago

Reframing negative immigrant narratives

It’s no secret that Donald Trump and other extremists are fanning the flames of intense hatred against immigrants. When anti-immigrant…

3 years ago

Scoop: Wendy Williams has a few words for Beyoncé, Jay Z and Rachel Roy

Wendy Williams has inserted herself into the Beyoncé and Rachel Roy debacle -- and frankly, we agree. On Monday, the…

3 years ago

SF schools to reassess curriculum for kids with incarcerated parents

Arvaughn Williams was a freshman at City Arts and Technology High School in the Excelsior when his father died in…

3 years ago

SF supes unanimously turn down plan to build new jail

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday against building a new jail and ­­called for alternatives to incarceration with…

3 years ago