Friday, January 20, 2017
[Kern County] Grand Jury compares road to Tehachapi Prison as a Disneyland ride
A Kern County Grand Jury report released Thursday compares the road to Tehachapi Prison like a ride at Disneyland.
The report describes the ride into CCI was like getting onto Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. The grand jury committee recently boarded a bus and began an extremely bumpy ride due to numerous pot holes.
The report went on to say the facility is showing its age. The prison requires extensive maintenance and attention.
In spite of its age, the prison remains a very functional institution. Currently, the prison has been able to conserve water by decreasing its usage by 38%, along with other cost-saving measures.
January 12, 2017
Kern Golden Empire
By Alan Prock