The 77-year-old had said he did not plan to attend the hearing Wednesday, even though it could be his last opportunity to ask for freedom.
California officials are appealing a court order that called for the immediate release of one of three men convicted of kidnapping and burying a busload of schoolchildren in a 1970s ransom attempt.
An appeals court has ordered that an infamous Chowchilla bus kidnapper be immediately released from prison, unless state officials appeal the decision.
A key part of the strategy is encouraging the so-called “ban the box” approach to hiring, which means employers don’t ask applicants to check the box indicating whether they’ve ever been incarcerated.
Milpitas police arrested a registered sex offender who was wanted for a parole violation Thursday night, police said.
Attorneys for Jaycee Dugard filed a complaint Thursday against the United States government for what she alleges was negligent supervision of then-parolee Phillip Garrido.
Republican Sen. Ted Gaines said Wednesday he will introduce legislation intended to circumvent a 2008 California Supreme Court decision.
A state prison overcrowding fix that places post-sentenced prisoners into local hands has San Francisco officials fearing they’ll get hundreds of troubled parolees, and not enough money to supervise them.
East Palo Alto police were conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing crackdown on gang activity.
The main suspect in the brutal beating of a Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium in March has been ordered held in custody for 10 months on a parole violation.