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San Quentin, California is located in Marin County. Zip codes in San Quentin, CA include 94964, and 94974.

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Yesterday | 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.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

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.

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OpEdNews

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.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

Tonight's Movie: San Quentin

SAN QUENTIN is an enjoyable, if sometimes improbable, RKO film starring perennial bad boy Lawrence Tierney.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: San Quentin prison inmates walk to 'do what we can'

There are more than 4,000 men in San Quentin State Prison, serving time for something they did wrong.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Republic

Parkway Gardens celebrates community, hope

After writing a letter to his wife from prison that said he wanted to change his life, McKinnon had to take a beating before he would be saved.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Editor & Publisher

Newspaper Behind Bars

The prison inmates who put out the San Quentin News may not have their freedom, but they still have their freedom of press.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

A California Prison Inmate Went From Illiterate Convict To Educated Financial Advisor

Curtis Carroll is an inmate at San Quentin State Prison. Among its residents, he's known as "Wall Street", however you may recognize the name the "Oracle of San Quentin".

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dan Walters Daily: Is this the end for California's death penalty?

Linda Avalos protests the death penalty outside San Quentin Prison before the execution of Clarence Ray Allen on Jan. 16, 2006.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Editor & Publisher

Newspaper Behind Bars

The prison inmates who put out the San Quentin News may not have their freedom, but they still have their freedom of press.

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The Press-Enterprise

Lake ElsinoreCANYON LAKE: No down time for 73-year-old skydiver

At a time in life when many people are slowing down, 73-year-old Ivan Henery is just getting started.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

US judge rules against California death penalty

A federal judge ruled California's death penalty unconstitutional Wednesday, writing that lengthy and unpredictable delays have resulted in an arbitrary and unfair capital punishment system.

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FireHouse.com

Inmate-Firefighters Help Mitigate Calif. Hazmat Leak

July 15--A tiny fire department helped save the day -- as well as the bay -- after 4,000 gallons of gasoline spewed from a big rig fuel tanker that careened out of control and rolled over on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard on Monday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Patch.com

Big Rig Flips, Spills 1,700 Gallons of Gasoline on Sir Francis Drake in San Rafael

Update 4 p.m.: California Highway Patrol officials said Monday afternoon that the big-rig was still blocking the roadway and it might not be reopened until 10 p.m. Original story as follows: An estimated 1,700 gallons of gasoline spilled along a busy San Rafael road Monday morning, when a big rig overturned in the area, CHP officials report.

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John Hope Bryant

Murderer turned stock picker is 'Oracle of San Quentin'

Stupid choices, absolutely. Dumb, not even close. Here is but one example Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb.

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CBS Local

Overturned Big Rig Leaks Fuel, Creates Richmond Bridge Gridlock

A tanker truck crash has blocked a portion of one of Marin County's main traffic arteries Monday morning, creating a backup that extended across the Richmond Bridge throughout the morning commute.

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Marin Independent Journal

Fuel spills after big-rig overturn closes Drake near San Quentin on Monday morning

A big rig tanker loaded with gasoline crashed on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard at San Quentin Monday morning, closing the thoroughfare in both directions.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

San Quentin inmates join fight against breast cancer

Dr. Elena Tootell and inmate Sam Johnson walk on Sunday at San Quentin State Prison.

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SFGate

For some at San Quentin, art a form of release

Printmaker Rolf Kissman was still in prison when he wrote that "things that were once ugly to me now have become things of beauty.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Editor & Publisher

Newspaper Behind Bars

The prison inmates who put out the San Quentin News may not have their freedom, but they still have their freedom of press.

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