Condemned Inmate’s Death Investigated as a Suicide

SAN QUENTIN – Condemned inmate Michael Lamont Jones, 44, who was on California’s death row from Riverside County, was pronounced dead at San Quentin State Prison on Monday afternoon, May 25, 2015, at 3:51 p.m. The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy;...

Folsom inmates walk for Relay for Life

By Laura Newell The Folsom Telegraph More than 1,100 inmates walked in the fourth annual Folsom State Prison and Folsom Women’s Facility Relay for Life event last week, raising funds and awareness for cancer research. According to Folsom State Prison Lt. Joe Tuggle,...

Riot at Sierra Conservation Center

JAMESTOWN – On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, approximately 150 inmates were involved in a large-scale riot on the A-Facility main exercise yard just after 8:00 p.m.  The riot was quelled and no staff were injured. The cause of the riot is under investigation. Several...

Camp Cuesta inmates get ready for fire season

  By Lt. Monica Ayon, AA/Public Information OfficerCalifornia Men’s ColonyThe inmates of Camp Cuesta, at the California Men’s Colony, recently embarked on their annual fire preparedness exercise, known as the Bautista Exercise. Crews from the Ventura Conservation...