Articles Tagged With ‘California Men’s Colony’




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CMC guard sues, claims lost job due to pregnancy

A California Men’s Colony correctional officer alleges the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) forced her out of her job and made her take unpaid leave during her pregnancy. [Tribune] Last November, the California Department of Fair Employment and... (Continue reading)

CMC sewage spill contaminates Chorro Creek

The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department announced Saturday that 2,000 gallons of sewage spilled from the California Men’s Colony, with an unknown amount contaminating Chorro Creek. [Tribune] The sewage leaked into the creek via a manway, sources said.... (Continue reading)

CMC patients attack female worker

CORRECTION: The attack occurred at California Men’s Colony and not Atascadero State Hospital. Two inmates attacked a female correctional officer at California Men’s Colony last week and beat the woman unconscious, inside sources say. Early on the morning of Oct.... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College chosen for inmate second chance program

The U.S. Department of Education has chosen Cuesta College as one of five California colleges to participate in a pilot program with a goal of reducing recidivism for inmates through education. As part of the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program,... (Continue reading)

California Men’s Colony on lockdown

State officials placed the California Men’s Colony on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after receiving an anonymous tip that dangerous contraband had been trafficked into the prison by an inmate participating on  a fire crew. Officials are not disclosing what type of... (Continue reading)

SLO County golf course running a $500,000 deficit

The recent drought coupled with state prison realignment is causing the Dairy Creek Golf Course at El Chorro Regional Park to turn brown. But, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is planning on injecting cash into the course... (Continue reading)

CMC blames inmates for sewage spill

California Men’s Colony inmates caused a 72,000-gallon sewage spill by throwing trash in toilets, a CMC spokesman said. [Tribune] On Dec. 18, raw sewage spilled at the Men’s Colony after a backup in a sewer line located on Camp San... (Continue reading)

85,000 gallon raw sewage spill at Camp San Luis

An approximately 85,000 gallon raw sewage spill at the California Men’s Colony on Dec. 18 was the result of a blocked sewer line. Shortly before 7 a.m., a clog of plastic and grit blocked the sewer line. Sewage then spilled... (Continue reading)

Manson follower again eligible for parole from CMC

Prison officials have again found Manson family member Bruce Davis eligible for parole from the California Men’s Colony. Davis, 72, has been serving life sentences for two 1969 murders, as well as conspiracy to commit murder. He was not directly... (Continue reading)

Chowchilla kidnapper released from CMC

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren and their bus driver in 1976 was released Friday afternoon from the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo County. Last week Gov. Jerry Brown permitted the parole... (Continue reading)



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