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California Visits Reinstated after Food Boycott (Letter)

D.R., Vacaville, CA.

On December 17, 1998, an attempted homicide occurred in building 7 of Facility II of the Solano State Prison in Vacaville, California.

The incident involved two white prisoners who were celled together. All white prisoners were immediately placed on lock down and their visits were terminated. This ...

Prisoner Calls Big Business in CA

Prisoners' loved ones are hit with a $3.00 surcharge [connect fee] whenever they accept a collect call from a California prisoner. The $3.00 surcharge is in addition to the per-minute billing.

The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved this $3.00 surcharge after MCI presented it to them. The PUC approved ...