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  1. CMC sewage spill contaminates Chorro CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cal Coast News

    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.


  2. California blames incarcerated workers for unsafe conditions and amputationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 1 | San Francisco Bay View

    James Dickert, 68, sews socks together in a prison factory at California Men's Colony prison on Dec. 19, 2013, in San Luis Obispo, California. A prisoner lost a finger doing that job at that prison the following year.


  3. Governor Brown Announces AppointmentsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2016 | Holtville Tribune

    Harold Gee, 49, of Arroyo Grande, has been appointed alternate member of the Commission on Correctional Peace Officer Standards and Training. Gee has been a correctional officer at California Men's Colony, San Luis Obispo since 2002.


  4. CMC patients attack female workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Cal Coast News

    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. 27., two inmates allegedly attacked the guard, knocked her unconsciousness and pulled chunks of her hair out, sources said.


  5. Charles Manson's 'Right-Hand-Man' Denied Parole For 17th TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | CBS Local

    San Luis Obispo, California: Charles "Tex" Watson, 32, convicted in the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders, is interviewed in his office behind the chapel at the California Men's Colony. As an inmate, he serves as assistant pastor.


  6. Getting it rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | New Times SLO

    ... she approved. After my cover story " May I have some more, sir " (Aug. 21, 2008) about the California Men's Colony's vocational work program was published, I got an email from the sister of a victim killed by one of the men I interviewed. She felt I ...


  7. Cougars & MustangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | New Times SLO

    ... likely to return to prison upon release. In the case of Cuesta College, beginning in spring 2017, California Men's Colony (CMC) inmates, who are already so close to the school to begin with, will receive an opportunity to broaden horizons that could ...


  8. Cuesta College chosen for inmate second chance programRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Cal Coast News

    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, beginning in the spring of 2017, selected California Men's Colony inmates will receive Pell Grant funds to cover the costs of Cuesta College courses and books.


  9. Cal Poly seeking to build 18.5 acre solar farmRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | Cal Coast News

    Cal Poly is seeking to build a five-megawatt solar farm on their land located on the east side of Highway 1 near the California Men's Colony. Plans are for the solar farm, with 1,500 solar modules, to be built and operating within a year, said Joel Neel, Cal Poly director of facilities planning.


  10. Teachers at California Men's Colony call state's current pay structure unfairRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | New Times SLO

    ... it breaks down to the concept of equal pay and equal work," said W. Dean Diederich, a teacher at the California Men's Colony (CMC) who's been an educator for the state for 11 years. Since 2007, pay for educators in the state's prisons and other ...


  11. California Men's Colony on lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Cal Coast News

    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 dangerous contraband was allegedly smuggled into the prison.


  12. Pastor: Sex offender poses no threat to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    ... he changes residences, police had said in a release last week. After his release last month from the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo, a family member picked up Juarez, who spent a few days in Woodland before coming to Fairfield and the ...


  13. SLO supervisors discuss Dairy Creek Golf Course's financial woesRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | New Times SLO

    First, the course saw a sharp decline in its primary water source - reclaimed water from the California Men's Colony - which meant reduced irrigation and declining playing conditions. That brought decreased play, and now the course is seeing its revenue-dependent operating budget dry up and head into a deficit.


  14. SLO County golf course running a $500,000 deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Cal Coast News

    ... located on Highway 1 across the street from Cuesta College, relies on recycled water from the nearby California Men's Colony. As a result of prison realignment, the inmate population at the Men's Colony has decreased from 7,000 to 4,000. With fewer ...


  15. Cutting prison hepatitis C rates: costly, but worth it?Read the original story

    May 4, 2016 | WNED

    At the prison hospital inside the California Men's Colony near San Luis Obispo, 75-year-old Floyd Masterson is waiting to pick up some medication. He carries a walking stick in one hand and a pink appointment slip in the other.


  16. Incarcerated dad maintains role in life of Packers pick Kenny ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... in a hotel near the foothills of the San Bernardino National Forest, and four hours away, inside California Men's Colony State Prison, inescapable solitude returned. As Clark celebrated his induction into the National Football League, taken with the ...


  17. California prison realignment has left Dairy Creek Golf Course thirsty for waterRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | New Times SLO

    ... prison realignment. A declining population meant a reduction in water coming out of the neighboring California Men's Colony (CMC), the course's primary water source. After Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 109 in 2011, California began reducing ...


  18. Parole denied again for man who tried to shoot at two CHP officers in 1997Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Wave

    ... said. Lopez was convicted in August 1998 and is serving an 11-years-to-life sentence at the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo. Lopez's "biggest negative" in his argument for release was his involvement in a race-related prison riot in 2011, ...


  19. Get On The Bus Marks 16th Year Uniting Children With Fathers in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Market Wire

    ... are required and may be obtained by contacting Lt. Monica Ayon ( [email protected] ) for California Men's Colony, Lt. Roland Ramon ( [email protected] ) for Correctional Training Facility, Lt. Eduardo Mazariegos ( ...


  20. State attorney pleads no contest in courtroom brawl caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Cal Coast News

    ... officer. The incident occurred during a trial recess in a wrongful termination case against the California Men's Colony and Atascadero State Hospital. During the case, Judge Barry LaBarbera admonished Kelly several times for her courtroom demeanor. ...