Sunday Aug 17
Review: Marin Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' lacks chemistry
Luisa Frasconi as the youthful Juliet with Debi Durst as her Nurse in "Romeo and Juliet," part of Marin Shakespeare Company's 25th anniversary season at the Forest Meadows Amphitheatre.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Insurance Journal West
Jury Awards $730,000 Verdict to UC Davis 'Whistleblower'
A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Stunning Mount Tam video a soothing reflection of Marin County
A stunning video of swirling fog amid the full moon, shot atop Mt. Tamalpais by Mill Valley filmmaker Gary Yost this weekend, provides a soothing reflection of Marin County's special sense of place.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
UC Davis 'whistleblower' wins $730,000 verdict
A Sacramento Superior Court jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a former UC Davis administrative nurse who claimed in a lawsuit that her career was ruined when she blew the whistle on an unethical pain management research project on prison inmates.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Beyond 'Orange is the New Black': 8 eye-opening prison books
An inmate named Mike Bjorlin looks out over the yard at San Quentin State Prison in Northern California.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Work on Sir Francis Drake continues after big rig spills gasoline
Drivers move past traffic cones on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard near San Quentin on Wednesday.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
News of Our Past
He hopes voters agree to tax themselves enough to keep fire protection and library services running while efforts continue at the state level to get funds from the legislature.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Merle Haggard's treasure trove
Lately, I've been thinking about the treasure trove that can be found in life's challenging times -- the wisdom, the victories, the emotional muscle built and, of course, the stories.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Help for prisoners?
Re your article "Official: Medical complex can receive inmates again" concerning medical conditions in California's state prisons: I'm sure there are hundreds, maybe thousands who have family members and friends being held in prisons here.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
San Francisco Bay View
Special assignment: George Jackson funeral
This is the front page of The Black Panther newspaper that came out Aug. 28, 1971, the day of George Jackson's funeral, alerting mourners to attend; 8,000 came.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Honky-Tonk Bud jailhouse poem
You know; I was so dumb when I was a teenager, in today's society, I'd have gotten killed a 100 times! I write about drugs, etc, so people might understand what kinds of poison drugs and alcohol are and not put them in their bodies.
Another Botched Execution
As the nation is horrified by another botched execution, a capital defense lawyer in Texas, legal scholar in New York and the former warden of San Quentin work against capital punishment.
Fri Jul 25, 2014