Rehabilitative Arts Programs Expand To All State Prisons

SACRAMENTO – The California Arts Council (CAC) has awarded new contracts to 12 arts organizations providing rehabilitative services to California inmates through Arts in Corrections (AIC). Through a partnership of CAC and the California Department of Corrections and...

Offender Walks Away from Los Angeles Re-entry Facility

LOS ANGELES — California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are looking for Jorge Negrete, 32, a participant at Male Community Re-entry Program (MCRP) facility in Los Angeles, who walked away from Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, while...

Two Correctional Officers Recovering After Inmate Attack

COALINGA – Officials at Pleasant Valley Prison (PVSP) are investigating a staff assault that sent two correctional officers to local hospitals. At 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, two correctional officers were escorting inmate Ismael Espinoza, 25,  back to his cell when the...