Inmate Death at Corcoran State Prison

CORCORAN – On October 24, 2010, at approximately 3:00 a.m., a Los Angeles County inmate was pronounced deceased at Corcoran State Prison’s (CSP-C), John D. Klarich Memorial Hospital. The deceased inmate, Arturo Avila, 44, began serving a multiple life term from...

CDCR to Close Preston Youth Correctional Facility

Move will improve cost efficiency; reflects lower offender populationSACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) today announced that it will close the state’s oldest operating facility for juvenile offenders, the Preston Youth...