Friday, May 31, 2013

Secretary Dr. Jeffrey Beard, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation invites you to join the Special Olympics of Northern California & Nevada for the Fourth Annual Bike the Bridges event on June 9, 2013.  The event will take place from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the City of Martinez.

Riders will select from a 25, 55, and 100 mile course with the start/finish line located at Waterfront Park. Cyclists will cross the scenic Carquinez and Martinez bridge.  Funds raised during the event directly support more than 16,000 Special Olympic athletes as they compete during annual sporting events.  During 2012 the Bike the Bridges event raised more than $62,000 to eliminate costs for local families with participating athletes in ongoing Special Olympic events.
Registration fee to include lunch, entertainment, and prizes.  For event information and registration, please call Albert Rivas at (916) 324-6508 or by email at:

Complete Bike the Bridges event registration and details located at:

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Please Join the CALPIA for a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Event

The California Prison Industry Authority and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Office of Correctional Safety invite you to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Emergency Operations Training Center on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Green Valley Training Center 995 Folsom Lake Crossing, Folsom 95630.

Attendees will have an opportunity to view CALPIA's latest development in modular building solutions that are designed to support emergency incident management teams.  For complete details, please visit:

Friday, May 3, 2013

Press release from the California State Association of Counties

Read more about the California State Association of Counties statement released today in response to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation filing a plan to further reduce the prison population in accordance with a court order.

Press release from the Chief Probation Officers of California

Chief Probation Offices of California Responds to Governor Brown's Filing of the Prison Population Reduction Plan.  To read more please visit the following link: