Condemned Inmate Ralph Yeoman Dies

SACRAMENTO– Condemned inmate Ralph Michael Yeoman, 66, who was on California’s death row from Sacramento County, was found unresponsive in his cell this morning at San Quentin State Prison.  Subsequently, he was pronounced dead at the prison, at 5:24 a.m. ...

Condemned Inmate Wilbur Jennings Dies of Natural Causes

SACRAMENTO — Condemned inmate Wilbur Lee Jennings, 73, was pronounced dead yesterday morning, February 11, 2014. He died of natural causes while being held at the Sacramento County Main Jail, where he was awaiting trial for the 1981 murder of 17-year-old Debra...

CALPIA Deputy Director Receives National Award

FOLSOM – With more than 27 years’ experience at the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA), Deputy Director Scott Walker has won the “Staff Award for 2014” from the National Correctional Industries Association (NCIA). CALPIA’s General Manager, Charles L....

Inmate Walks Away From Miramonte Fire Camp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2014 Contact:Lt. Randy Rowland (559) 336-2312 MIRAMONTE – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are looking for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Miramonte Conservation Camp in...