Corcoran State Prison


Report Critical Of Solitary Confinement At California Prisons

California has violated global standards by keeping thousands of inmates in isolation cells, according to an Amnesty International report released Thursday that criticizes conditions at two of the state’s maximum security prisons as “cruel and inhuman.”


Phillip Garrido

Garrido To Be Held In Same Prison Unit As Manson

The man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping, raping and holding Jaycee Dugard captive for 18 years arrived at a state prison Thursday, where he will have some notorious neighbors.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/16/2011

Charles Manson's current prison mugshot. (Calif. Dept. of Corrections)

Charles Manson Caught Using Cell Phone From Prison – Again

Cult killer Charles Manson has been caught with a smuggled prison cell phone for the second time.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011

Charles Manson as he appeared in March 2009 (California Department Of Corrections)

Charles Manson Caught Using Cell Phone From Prison

One of California’s most infamous prisoners has been communicating from behind prison walls making calls and sending texts with a cell phone smuggled into his cell.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/03/2010