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Stories with organization: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • Cooling towers blamed for Legionnaires' disease at prison 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 4:56 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - Dirty cooling towers were to blame for an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has sickened dozens of inmates and at least four employees at San Quentin State Prison since late August, according to a report Thursday.

  • Medical care deemed acceptable at fourth state prison 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 8:45 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - The state inspector general says a fourth California state prison has legally adequate health care.

  • Inmates at California prison ask guards to keep quiet story has photos
    Updated: Sep-17-15 8:25 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - California corrections officials said Thursday that they are handing out earplugs and telling guards to walk softly around some of the state's most dangerous prisoners after the inmates complained about noise.

  • Settlement reached over use of parolee psychological exams 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 8:48 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - California parole officials are agreeing to let prisoners challenge the content of psychological evaluations that are often used to help determine whether inmates are released from state prisons.