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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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Local news for San Quentin, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

11 hrs ago |

it was never the shame of the blow job,

Henry Cowell , born in the last years of the 19h century, was a brilliant composer, one of the wildest, most original of the 20th century, and his work remains radical today in the 21st.


19 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Murderer turned stock-picker is 'Oracle of San Quentin'

Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb. Every night, he sleeps in a cement cell.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael Homeless Action Plan update meeting

The Marin History Museum is sponsoring a viewing of S. Kramer Herzog's "Eye of the Storm" from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 at the San Rafael Elks Lodge for $10.


Mon Jul 07, 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.


Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Blues of Frank Morgan LA Film Fest 2014

As an admirer and novice aficionado of legendary Jazz music, I found the sizzling story of legendary great jazz saxophonist, Frank Morgan, both intriguing, suspenseful, and of obvious interest.


Mon Jun 30, 2014


Formerly incarcerated East Palo Alto re-entry center case manager is role model for clients

Physically imposing, Jose Cabrera's biceps are covered in traditional Aztec and Hispanic cultural symbols: pyramids, gods, the eagle with the snake.


Fri Jun 27, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

The Death Penalty: Killing in the name of God is the ultimate act of blasphemy

The Death Penalty is one of many signs of a society that is morally deterA iorating, especially a society that proclaims an affinity with God and the Holy Scriptures.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Berkeley, A Look Back: Prison fugitives on the lam cause uproar

On June 22, 1939, 75 years ago, the hills above Berkeley were the focus of a manhunt as police sought two escaped San Quentin convicts who had been "leaving a trail of robberies, kidnappings, and gun threats behind them."


Mon Jun 23, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin sewer agencies engaged in costly legal battle over San Quentin prison contract

The Central Marin Sanitation Agency has signed a five-year agreement to provide sewer service to San Quentin State Prison, despite an ongoing lawsuit filed by the Ross Valley Sanitation District to block the deal.


Sat Jun 21, 2014

San Mateo Daily Journal

OP-ED: Some sanity on California's death row

The decision by California prison officials to create a 40-unit psychiatric hospital for death row inmates at San Quentin is as welcome as it is ironic.


Thu Jun 19, 2014

Star Tribune

July 17, 1904: San Quentin's war on 'mariguana'

Sample Minnesota newspaper articles, photos and ads dating back more than 140 years.


Marin Independent Journal

San Quentin inmate spared 54-year sentence for spitting, threats

A San Quentin inmate who was facing 54 years to life for spitting on a prison counselor and threatening a guard succeeded in getting a 15-year term instead.


Mon Jun 16, 2014

LA Daily News

LA Film Festival 2014: a Sound of Redemptiona portrays Frank Morgan as ...

Frank Morgan was one of the great alto sax players to come out of the Central Avenue bebop scene.


Sun Jun 15, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

Intensified mail censorship a failed attempt to put new twist on Death Row SHU experiment

At the onset of a signature campaign set in motion by three former governors hoping to get a bill on the ballot which if passed would have put a curious twist on the death penalty experiment in California, there was a more extreme than usual delay in the processing of Death Row SHU II and III mail.


Sat Jun 14, 2014

Los Angeles Times

'The Frank Morgan Story' sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival

Director N.C. Heikin, center, producer James Egan, left, and author and executive producer Michael Connelly are behind the documentary "The Sound of Redemption -- The Frank Morgan Story."


Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Merle's night - Fri, 13 Jun 2014 PST

The "Okie From Muskogee," who with Buck Owens helped define the "Bakersfield sound" in the '60s, and who put the "outlaw" in outlaw country in the '70s, will come to Northern Quest Resort and Casino on Thursday for a show that's sure to include some of his legendary hits.


Thu Jun 12, 2014

Medical News

State highlights: Calif. jails face problems with inmates with mental ...

Los Angeles Times : L.A.County Board Said Unaware Of U.S. Focus On Mentally Ill Inmates Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said board members and their staffs were not privy to communications sent by the U.S. Justice Department to Sheriff's Department and county mental health officials regarding ongoing problems until September.


Wed Jun 11, 2014


Jeff Moehlis: Merle Haggard Lives Up to His Legend in Concert at Chumash Casino

Merle Haggard is many things: a country music legend with 40 No. 1 songs, an important architect of the gritty Bakersfield sound , a notable in the outlaw country movement and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame .



Healing Inmates in Order to Kill Them

San Quentin State Prison is home to California's death row. And the condition of the residents of that death row is such that the state is about to open a mental hospital just for them.



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