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California's State Water Restriction - Don't Blame The California Institution For Women In Corona, CA

6.24.22: I bet you didn't know that CIW is on permanent restriction of prisoners' personal water usage. That's right, but it wasn't always this way. When I arrived at CIW in 2013, I didn't know how...

 

Illicit Drugs Everywhere: The Prison Is Flooded With Drugs

My last two stories were drug related. So you probably sensed there was an elephant in the room. It's unfortunately true. Here we go again. Street drugs are prevalent once again inside these walls. I...

 
 By Amber Jackson    People    March 23, 2022

Silly Pill Popper Junkie Strikes - Burglarizing Prison Ice Machine

She's been caught red handed. She recently received a whopping 5 year rollover from the CA Board Of Prison Terms, on her life sentence for murder. That would humble most people. It didn't faze her....

 
 By Amber Jackson    People    March 21, 2022

Amber's Living Straight!! I Mean S-T-R-A-I-G-H-T!!

I'm on the verge of an early release and resentencing! Yes, I'll be free very soon! I'm excited! May God bless my path as I make plans and contemplate what I will be doing. One theme keeps popping...

 

The Racial Dynamics of Prison Staff at a California Women's Prison

As the days go by, I never cease to be fascinated by the dynamics of prison staff behavior. I've learned so much about the psychology of human behaviors. And the more I learn, the more I want to...

 

My Humble Apology Letter To My Victim, My Sister, Writes a Women's Prisoner in California

June 5Th 2015, Amber S. Jackson, #X15530 / (CIW) Dear [name redacted], Hi. This letter is being written by me to apologize for all the harm that I've done to you. I need you to know that I'm sorry....

 

Women's Prison is Home To The Pussy King - Everybody Loves Him

When the prison doors pop open he comes out struttin' his stuff! He slowly walks down the hall like the player that he is. The ladies love him!! In fact, they adore him. Long before the "trans" BS...

 

Women's Prison Turned Into Mini WOKE Utopia Nightmare

I absolutely love living in a ''woke'' state while in state prison. Each year the line between female and male prisoners gets thinner and thinner. Soon there will be no systematic differentiation...

 

Lifer's Devastating Remorse Journey

Remorse. Most people don't know the true meaning of remorse. The kind of pain that hits you like pouring alcohol on an open wound. Yes, this pain is caused by the pain I've caused others. Yes, I did...

 
 By Jack Simon    People    August 7, 2021

Erica Cuyugan Appointed as Interim SM Library Director

Erica Cuyugan has been appointed to serve as Interim Director of the Santa Monica Public Library, city officials announced today. She will start her temporary post on September 5. A 15-year veteran of...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    People    July 28, 2021

Santa Monica Library Director Patty Wong to Leave Post Sept. 4

By, Observer Staff Writer Patty Wong, Director of Santa Monica Public Library, announced on Wednesday that she will leave her post on September 4 to take on a similar role for the City of Santa...

 

Learn How to Foster a Child

(Los Angeles, CA) Children's Bureau is now offering two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide...

 

CIW Female Prisoner Reveals Her Surprising Secret: "I TITHE Too..."

"Yes, I Tithe. " Does it surprise you that this piece of SCUM in prison would tithe? I'm making it a regular part of my life. I say 'making' because it's a VERB. It takes repeated action. Lately, I...

 

We Won't Hurt You!

Prisoners to public critics: "YOU DON'T KNOW US!" I've got something to say... I'm a lifer, so this "early release'' thing does not apply to me. I've got something to say to all the BLIND...

 

From Prison I See The Bittersweet Blessings From Covid

Covid cost us so much and changed us forever! I never thought I'd see a real pandemic. I know most of you didn't either. The last world-changing event on this scale I believe was 9/11. This Covid-19,...

 

Touch Down! First Semester Of PRISON Business School Down!"

Hello everyone. I'm back. I'm feeling like a million bucks!! I'm now between semesters. During covid, I was so depressed at one point, I thought I'd drop out of my AA program!! So, I overcame that...

 
 By Rusty Gleer    People    May 28, 2021

Should a Wife Claim a Social Security Spousal Benefit Now or Wait Until Full Retirement Age to Collect her Own?

Ask Rusty – Should My Wife Wait Until Age 70 to Claim? Dear Rusty: I'm 74 and receiving my Social Security benefits. My wife is 68 and we are delaying her benefits until she's 70. But I read an...

 

Super Happy Prisoner On Purpose

I'm back! Back in SCHOOL! IN-PERSON. Daily. Also, DAILY, I go to in-person substance abuse treatment!! It's been over 3 weeks of prisoners INTEGRATION. For the first time in over a year, the prisoner...

 

A Pretty Girl In Prison: A Story Of Honey Attracting Flies

Look at me at age 20! Then now! I guess I still got it?? I keep attracting the wrong kind of men!! All they talk about is my picture! "THAT PICTURE!" they keep saying. I guess it's my fault for...

 
 By Rebecca Weber    People    May 17, 2021

Did You Know May is Military Appreciation Month?

Memorial Day will be celebrated on May 31 this year and, once again, it will be defined as the unofficial beginning of summer -- a time for raucous parties and barbecues and the opening of beaches,...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    People    May 7, 2021

Special Delivery for Delivery Workers: Local Woman Makes Sure the FedEx and USPS Drivers Stay Hydrated and Happy

During the Covid-19 lockdown, at least one person noticed the increased workload on the delivery personnel, the drivers for Amazon, FedEx, UPS, and the post office. During the summer heat wave,...

 
 By Amber S. Jackson    People    May 5, 2021

Prison STALKER Encounter Leaves Amber Shaken

I'm in an earnest, sober state of mind. I've asked JPay.com to block 'D.B.' from the entire email platform and placed on the BLACKLIST!! I've put people on the list before, but this man is the...

 
 By Amber S. Jackson    People    May 3, 2021

Another Weirdo Encounter via Prison Email

Where are the all the decent, normal MEN at?? Anyway, so...here we go again. Another weirdo was been writing to me over the last couple of weeks and says he "KNEW" me before. Says we used to write eac...

 

12 Step Announcement

Next Month, MAY, 2021, I, Ms. Amber S. Jackson, am 6 years sober. I did it. In prison. You can do it too!! No MATTER where you are!! Do it one day at a time! Start with the first step. Then keep...

 

Prison INMATES Who Think They're Correctional Officers

Every unit in every prison and every jail, men's and women's, has one or two of these. A "DeputyNoBadge." An inmate who thinks they're ACTUALLY a correctional officer!! They're worse than any...

 

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