May 1, 2013
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
California may have to move 3,000 inmates at risk ...
As many as 3,000 prison inmates in central California deemed to be at risk from a potentially lethal lung disease may need to be moved to other regions under an order from a court-appointed federal overseer.
Experts hail step to move at-risk inmates out of valley fever hot spots
The day after a federal receiver ordered two state prisons to exclude inmates especially vulnerable to valley fever, experts hailed the directive as a step toward addressing an alarming public health problem.
Governor Brown Announces Appointments
Ronald Davis, 43, of Visalia, has been appointed warden at Valley State Prison, Chowchilla, where he has served as acting warden since 2012.