California prisons

$14.5M awarded to California prison rehabilitation programs

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is donating $14.5 million…

 

Drug use up in California prisons with intensive programs

SACRAMENTO — Drug use behind bars appears to have increased since California…

 

California mentally ill inmates get special units

State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate…

 

Gov. Jerry Brown open to fine-tuning criminal justice changes

Gov. Jerry Brown defended his 3-year-old criminal justice realignment law Wednesday but…

California 'lifers' leaving prison at record pace

Nearly 1,400 lifers in California's prisons have been released over the past…

First youth offender resentenced under SF lawmaker’s bill

A California man is now eligible for parole under a state law…

High court won't stop California inmate reduction

The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it will not consider Gov. Jerry…

Governor signs bill to address prison court order

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a compromise bill intended to…

Democrats spar over plan to reduce California inmate count

In a direct slap to Gov. Jerry Brown, his fellow Democrats in…

California governor proposes $315M prison fix

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday responded to a federal court order to…

US judge approves force-feeding California inmates

A federal judge approved a request from California and federal officials on…

Officials: CA inmate appears to have hanged self

CORCORAN, Calif. — California prison officials are investigating a death of an…

Thousands of California inmates refuse meals in protest

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- More than 30,000 of the 133,000 inmates in California prisons…

$839M inmate medical complex dedicated in Calif.

STOCKTON, Calif. -- California prison officials dedicated an $839 million inmate medical complex…

Judges: Brown must fully comply with prison order

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A panel of federal judges on Thursday rejected Gov.…

California to say how it will cut prison crowding

California is housing thousands of inmates out of state and sentencing thousands…