UPDATE: INMATE CREWS BUILD BERM AROUND MERIDIAN

More than 300 inmates and 20 staff from the California Department of Corrections are continuing their around-the-clock battle against the latest flood threat as they put the finishing touches on the 3,500 foot berm protecting the community of Meridian in Sutter...

STATE PRISON INMATES JOIN BATTLE AGAINST FLOODS

More than 500 inmate crew members and staff from the California Department of Corrections have been dispatched to help battle flooding in eight northern and central California counties. About 520 inmates are filling and loading sandbags, cooking for evacuees at the...

UPDATE: MORE INMATE CREWS JOIN FLOOD FIGHTING EFFORT

As of 4:30 pm today, nearly 900 inmate crew members and 46 staff from the California Department of Corrections are at work battling floods throughout northern and central California. About 864 inmates are at work: >Sandbagging tributaries of the Sacramento and...