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Inmate bicycle program hits new record for 2017

Tuesday morning, more than 200 bicycles, refurbished by one Folsom State Prison (FSP) inmate, rolled out of the front gate en route to numerous area children in need through a part ...

Behind Prison Walls: CALPIA program turns inmates into skilled mechanics

Editor’s note: Behind Prison Walls is a continuing series by the Folsom Telegraph exploring the programs at Folsom State Prison that benefit our community and prepare inmates ...

CALPIA opens new tech training center for female offenders

The California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) hosted the grand opening celebration on a new technology training center for offenders at the Folsom Women’s Facility last T ...

Johnny Cash Trail grand opening this Saturday

Join the City of Folsom for the grand opening all-day celebration of the Johnny Cash Art Trail this Saturday, Oct. 14. The day-long event will be to celebrate the completion of the ...

Historic District ready to cash in for Cash Tribute

This Friday and Saturday night, the Folsom community will have the opportunity to relive the life of a Folsom legend in artistic form while the local business community and the Joh ...

CALPIA expands rehabilitative programs

The California Prison Industry Board approved a $12 million project, during the June 29 meeting, to expand Career Technical Education (CTE) programs through the California Prison I ...

Cash Prophets draw huge crowd to Historic District

It was standing room only tonight in the Historic Folsom Amphitheater Thursday night as the sounds of the legendary Johnny Cash rang through the streets of Historic Folsom with the ...

Behind Prison Walls: Relay for Life

There are many programs and events Folsom State Prison (FSP) and Folsom Women’s Facility (FWF) inmates participate in, but one stands out as a group effort – Relay for ...

Officer stabbed in prison inmate attack

A correctional officer at California State Prison-Sacramento is recovering after being stabbed in an attack by an inmate Friday afternoon, according to prison officials. At approx ...

Behind Prison Walls continues this Wednesday

The Folsom Telegraph's ongoing series that takes you inside the walls of Folsom Prison to highlight the many community beneficial programs that take place day to day continues ...

Behind prison walls: The blind side

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in an intermittent series exploring the programs at Folsom State Prison that benefit our community and prepare inmates for future parole. & ...

A shiny bike for Christmas; Folsom Prison program restores bicycles for area youth

Editor’s note: The following is the first in a series of upcoming articles in which the staff of the Folsom Telegraph will take readers behind the walls of Folsom Prison to i ...

Prison death being investigated as a homicide

Officials at California State Prison-Sacramento (SAC) are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide.    Inmate Cleophus Bealey, 44, was found unrespon ...