Hollywood Executive Produces More than Comedies

Producer Scott Budnick changes the lives of hundreds of troubled youth By Dana Toyama, Information Officer I In 1996, Scott Budnick was an intern in Los Angeles whose passion for troubled youth was about to get a big push in an altruistic direction. After reading a...

CDCR’s Youngest Inmates Go to College

Step toward rehab taken on their first day By Bill Sessa, Information Officer I For 26 of the state’s youngest inmates, the trip to Ironwood State Prison (ISP) represented more than a bus ride toward their first day in an adult facility.  It also was a bus ride to...

What They’re Saying About Realignment

Public officials and advocates talk about the 2011 Public Safety Realignment, here’s what they’re saying… “If California took the resources made available for prison expansion or realignment, and invested them in re-entry services, affordable...