California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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Name: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Solar Arrays Now at a Dozen California Prison Sites

The solar panels at the dozen California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sites are projected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 61,000 metric tons in 2014 and will save approximately $78 million in energy costs over the next ... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Services, Not Incarceration

Santa Barbara could save money and avoid woes by providing services rather than incarceration to those suffering from mental illness, substance addiction, and social skills privation.As it is now, jail permanently stigmatizes individuals so that they ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ben Lomond prison camp inmate remains on lam

_ BEN LOMOND A 56-year-old minimum security inmate who drove a government pickup away from the Ben Lomond Conservation Camp on Tuesday remained on the lam Thursday, state prison officials said.John Collard was convicted of criminal threats in Monterey ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

California sued over pepper-spray death of mentally ill prisoner

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mother and father of a mentally ill California prison inmate, who died after being pepper-sprayed in his cell, sued the state correctional system on Thursday, charging that guards failed to help him and tried to cover up the ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Inmate walks away from Conservation Camp

BEN LOMOND >> A minimum-security inmate with the California Correctional Center walked away from a Ben Lomond Conservation Camp on Tuesday, law enforcement officials reported.Cal Fire staff discovered inmate John Collard missing at about 4 p.m., ... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Calif. Plan To Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates Approved

On Friday, a federal judge in California approved a plan that will ease solitary confinement restrictions for inmates with mental health issues, the Los Angeles Times reports (St. John, Los Angeles Times, 8/29).BackgroundAbout 30% of the state's 133,000 ... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates

Corrections officials in California will make significant changes in the use of solitary confinement for mentally ill prisoners, revising decades-old policies that have kept thousands of inmates who have psychiatric disorders in isolation.The revised ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

California to shift mentally ill inmates out of solitary confinement | Reuters

11:17pm EDT (Reuters) - California will move mentally ill prisoners from solitary confinement to special isolation units as part of a series of new policies outlined by corrections officials Friday to improve treatment for inmates with psychiatric il ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

[News] SunEdison and TerraForm Power complete two PV projects in California

PV technology manufacturer SunEdison and its affiliate, global renewable energy company TerraForm Power, have completed and connected two PV projects in California.The two systems – a 2.6MW DC project at the Coalinga State Hospital and a 1.6MW DC System ... [Published PV-Tech - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Juan M. Diaz

Correctional Officer , Calipatria State Prison ,  passed away Aug. 24, while off duty as the result of a motorcycle accident in Mexico.Officer Diaz began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on July 7, 2003, at the ... [Published California, State of - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

California Department of Corrections on Board with Reading Horizons Methodology

Reading Horizons provided multiple trainings for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), training 327 teachers and approximately 50 administrators with effective strategies for teaching inmate literacy. (PRWeb August 24, ... [Published Presskontakt.se - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Female Inmates Should Soon Have This Basic Human Right Protected In California

Legislation sparked by a media report and a state audit that found female prisoners were being unlawfully sterilized in California's prisons heads to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk this week for the Democrat's signature. The worst allegations suggested that ... [Published Corrections Connection - Aug 21 2014]

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"We had a lot of calls from people who wanted to help, or wanted to know what to do with their pets in case of an emergency," Mountainfire said. "I think it speaks that people are being prepared for this type of thing."
"Fire is burning in a mix of grass, brush, oak and pine trees," Cal Fire said in an update. "Firefighters are aggressively utilizing resources to construct containment lines, extinguish hotspots near the containment lines and defend structures."
...evaluated to determine if security is appropriate to utilize inmates in terms of proximity to homes and the likelihood of contact with the public. "We have a tight rein on who we can work for and what we can do" says Daugherty
"If it became known that Duran's death was the result of the gratuitous use of OC pepper spray against a severely mentally ill inmate, then that would dramatically underscore CDCR's problems with its use of force policy as it relates to mentally ill inmates" the lawsuit says

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Black Fire 80 percent contained [Published Ukiah Daily Journal - 9 hours ago]
Black Fire Day 3: Crews continue toward contain... [Published Willits News - 13 hours ago]
Solar Arrays Now at a Dozen California Prison S... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 15 2014]
Man accused of cooking ex-girlfriend's dog, fee... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Sep 12 2014]
Man accused of cooking, serving ex's dog to her [Published Denver Channel - Sep 12 2014]
Renewable Energy Update -- September 2014 [Published JD Supra - Sep 11 2014]
CDCR firefighters climb stairs in honor of thos... [Published California, State of - Sep 11 2014]
Civil rights activist group sues South Pasadena... [Published Los Angeles Daily News - Sep 11 2014]
Clinicians, codes and coffee – a Night in the L... [Published California, State of - Sep 10 2014]
Low Gap Park in Ukiah getting a facelift [Published Willits News - Sep 10 2014]
Services, Not Incarceration [Published Santa Barbara Independent - Sep 08 2014]
The Public Eye: Health costs for counties rise ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 08 2014]
Prison guard credited with saving life of searc... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 08 2014]
Parolees Discover New Opportunities at Resource... [Published California, State of - Sep 06 2014]
Judicial Council Appoints Martin Hoshino as Adm... [Published Techwire.net - Sep 05 2014]
CDCR partners with local law enforcement to pro... [Published California, State of - Sep 05 2014]
Victim restitution needs unmet, county looking ... [Published Imperial Valley Press - Sep 05 2014]
Family sues, alleging widespread failings, cove... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 05 2014]
California sued over pepper-spray death of ment... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 05 2014]
Ben Lomond prison camp inmate remains on lam [Published Contra Costa Times - Sep 05 2014]
Boy Scouts, Pleasant Valley State Prison Associ... [Published California, State of - Sep 04 2014]
CDCR charging ahead on solar energy [Published California, State of - Sep 04 2014]
Family sues, alleging widespread failings, cove... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 04 2014]
Who Rescued Whom? Shelter Dogs and Prison Inmat... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 03 2014]
CDCR Employees Give Back [Published California, State of - Sep 03 2014]
California Gets B+ in State Technology Survey [Published Techwire.net - Sep 03 2014]
California Agrees To Remove Mentally Ill Inmate... [Published Think Progress - Sep 03 2014]
Inmate walks away from Conservation Camp [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 03 2014]
Calif. Plan To Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 03 2014]
Inmate walks away from Conservation Camp [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Sep 03 2014]
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Penny Schoner, of the Prisoner Hunger Strike Coalition, puts the final touches on a replica of a secure housing unit cell at Pelican Bay State Prison, during a demonstration at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., to protest the state’s the use of isolation ...
SunEdison and TerraForm Power Announce Intercon... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Aug 28 2014]
BELMONT, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services and its affiliate TerraForm Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP), a global renewable energy company, ...
Global Institute of Forensic Research Contracts... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 05 2014]
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Aug 5, 2014) - The Global Institute of Forensic Research (GIFR) has signed a contract with the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) to provide DSH's 11,000+ staff members with access to GIFR's Executive Bulletin ...
Judge vacates execution of man convicted of mur... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 17 2014]
California Department of Corrections and RehabilitationOn Wednesday July 16, 2014, a federal judge ruled California's death penalty unconstitutional, writing that lengthy and unpredictable delays have resulted in an arbitrary and unfair capital punishment ...
Jury Rejects Lawsuit in Train Station Shooting [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO — A jury rejected a civil rights lawsuit on Tuesday filed by the father of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a transit officer at a San Francisco Bay Area train station. The jury awarded no damages to Oscar Grant’s father in his ...
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