Backers of a privately funded 30,000-square-foot museum are hoping big companies in the area such as Hewlett-Packard and Intel will pitch in. Johnny Cash made history performing “Folsom Prison Blues” at the prison, but 50 years later, Folsom Prison fans are in for a new tune.
Corrections officials said 35-year-old Roberto Baldizon was found Tuesday morning at California State Prison-Sacramento.
The mural inside Folsom Prison’s Greystone Chapel was designed by inmate 21692, Ralph Pecor in 1938. But it’s been slowly decaying in the 76 years since.
“Hi, baby,” Catherine La France cooed as she swept granddaughter Arianna into her arms and danced around the prison yard with the 3-year-old.
A former inmate has been arrested on prison grounds after scaling a fence onto Folsom Prison property this morning.
Two inmates have been stabbed and several others hurt in the largest riot at California State Prison, Sacramento in 16 years, according to prison officials.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department has apprehended a teenager who escaped from a minimum secruity prison in the Sacramento area just months before he was due out on parole.