Our own Kimchi, recently visited Ione California, and took a drive around the "Mule Creek State Prison" Area... where Tex is incarcerated. I should have it up tomorrow sometime. In the meanwhile, she sent this cool still-shot, of the "Mule Creek State Prison" sign, which is out front. Thanks Kimchi!!! You ROCK!!!!
Some "Fast Facts":Opened June 1987, it covers 866 acres. The population is 3,832 although it was designed for a capacity of 1,700. Annual operating budget of $135 million.
Address: 4001 Highway 104, Ione, CA 95640. Phone: (209) 274-4911
Stock Photo Below, to give you an idea of the size of this place: