Tuesday, August 25, 1998

OFFICIALS TO DEDICATE CALIFORNIA SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT FACILITY AND STATE PRISON AT CORCORAN

Local dignitaries will join Warden J. W. Fairman, state legislators, California Department of Corrections officials and several hundred area residents on Friday, August 28, 1998, at 10:00 a.m. to share in the dedication of the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran, located at 900 Quebec Avenue, Corcoran, California.

Speakers will include Youth and Adult Correctional Agency Secretary Quintin L. Villanueva, Jr.; Director of Corrections C. A. Terhune; Corcoran Mayor Jerry Robertson; and Chairman of the Kings County Board of Supervisors, Tony Barba.

The California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran opened in August 1997, and currently houses more than 6,000 inmates. The maximum security facility currently employs 1,100 staff with an annual operating budget of $72 million.