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  1. Arts DEVORead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsReview.com

    ... California and southern Oregon - at least two in Oroville - before being caught and serving four years in San Quentin prison. Known as a "gentleman bandit," Black Bart supposedly never fired his gun and never cursed during his hold-ups, and since he ...

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  2. On visiting GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View

    George Jackson was a legendary prisoner who was attempting to organize the Blacks, Latinos and poor whites under their common linkage as victims of an exploitative class system. At that time, he was incarcerated in the San Quentin Adjustment Center, which housed the prison's most feared and dangerous inmates.

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  3. 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' is No. 1 in movies on demand; 'Ex-Machina' is No. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... from No. 1 to No. 2. When millionaire James King (played by Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis (played by Kevin Hart) to prep him to go behind bars. Also starring Craig T. Nelson, Alison Brie and ...

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  4. 'Get Hard' is No. 1 movie in digital sales/rentals; 'Kingsman' is No. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... according to Rentrak. When millionaire James King (played by Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis (played by Kevin Hart) to prep him to go behind bars. Also starring Craig T. Nelson, Alison Brie and ...

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  5. Movie Review: 'Ant-Man' gets an 'a' for being adorably awesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... burglar who burgles on the side of good, albeit still illegal, has just been released from a three year stint in San Quentin. As we quickly learn, Scott is divorced but has an adorable 4 year old daughter Cassie whom he loves with all his heart and ...

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  6. These Programs Are Helping Prisoners Live Again On The OutsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Huffington Post

    ... at home and raise a family, we've done our jobs," said West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes . In California, San Quentin Prison -- one of the largest prisons in the country -- is offering college-level education to inmates through the Prison ...

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  7. The Water Cooler - Prisoners Earning College Degrees and Graduating with Cap & Gown at San QuentinRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | ClayCord.com

    The "Water Cooler" is a feature on Claycord.com where we ask you a question or provide a topic, and you talk about it. At San Quentin, inmates have the opportunity to earn associate degrees through contracted junior colleges.

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  8. Stefan McClure makes Weurffel Trophy watch list, Allstate AFCA Good Works Team nomineeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | California Golden Blogs

    ... and middle schools. He also helps out the High Street Boys and Girls Club and The S.Q.U.I.R.E.S. Program at San Quentin Prison. McClure was also on the Chancellor's Task Force on Academics and Athletics. He would work with the school's Director of ...

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  9. This time DNA nails death row inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | HeraldNet

    ... the series, narrated by capital punishment opponent Susan Sarandon, "Death Row Propaganda." The subject is San Quentin death row inmate Kevin Cooper, who was convicted of the brutal murder of Chino Hills, California, chiropractors Doug and Peggy ...

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  10. Things you should know about convicted killer Kevin CooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | SFGate

    The topic of my Sunday column is Kevin Cooper , a San Quentin death row inmate convicted of four horrific murders in 1983 that left Chino Hills chiropractors Doug and Peggy Ryen dead, as well as their daughter Jessica, 10, and an overnight guest Christopher Hughes, 11. His throat slit, son Josh Ryen, 8, was left for dead but survived the attack. CNN's "Death Row Stories," which airs tonight, looks at Cooper's case.

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  11. Kevin Cooper Is Guilty; That's a 'Death Row' StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Townhall

    ... the series, narrated by capital punishment opponent Susan Sarandon, "Death Row Propaganda." The subject is San Quentin death row inmate Kevin Cooper, who was convicted of the brutal murder of Chino Hills, California, chiropractors Doug and Peggy ...

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  12. Saunders: Kevin Cooper is still guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | SFGate

    ... the series, narrated by capital-punishment opponent Susan Sarandon, "Death Row Propaganda." The subject is San Quentin Death Row inmate Kevin Cooper, who was convicted of the brutal murder of Chino Hills (San Bernardino County) chiropractors Doug ...

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  13. Fond memories of Rugger ArdizoiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | SFGate

    ... the 1947 game but didn't appear in a game himself until 1948. a Rugger recently threw out a first pitch at San Quentin before a game of inmates, who asked him for autographs. He used to visit the prison to play games. a A few years back, Rugger ...

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  14. Ant-Man Easter Eggs: The Ultimate Guide to References, Trivia, Cameos and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | /film

    ... Ben Kingsley 's Mandarin was put at the conclusion of Iron Man 3 . But it turns out Lang served his time at San Quentin in the more story-fitting location of Northern California. And while he didn't share a cell with the Mandarin, there's a ...

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  15. A Bug's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Bohemian.com

    In Ant-Man , set in San Francisco, scientist Hank Pym must keep the shrinking suit he invented back in the '60s, which he believes is too dangerous, out of the hands of his former employers, S.H.I.E.L.D. When Pym discovers that S.H.I.E.L.D. is duplicating experiments on the "Pym particle" formula, he hires burglar Scott Lang , just released from San Quentin, to steal the new iteration of the ant-suit. Called the "Yellowjacket," a bee-size carapace equipped with tiny lasers, the rival suit is the perfect instrument for surveillance and assassination.

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  16. 'Get Hard' is No. 1 movie in digital sales/rentals; 'Home' is No. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Examiner.com

    ... according to Rentrak. When millionaire James King (played by Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis (played by Kevin Hart) to prep him to go behind bars. Also starring Craig T. Nelson, Alison Brie and ...

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  17. 'Get Hard' is No. 1 in movies on demand; 'Woman in Gold' is No. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Examiner.com

    ... according to Rentrak. When millionaire James King (played by Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis (played by Kevin Hart) to prep him to go behind bars. Also starring Craig T. Nelson, Alison Brie and ...

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  18. How a Teenager Sentenced to Life in Prison Became the Involuntary Face of ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | TIME.com

    ... When Eyerman watched him playing baseball and eating dinner in a cafeteria, he did so from inside the walls of San Quentin, which Lee now called home. Lee might have been the youngest teenager to receive a life sentence, but he was not the first. ...

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  19. Unlocking a Progressive ConstituencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Townhall

    President Obama made the first visit by a sitting president to a penitentiary when he dropped in to the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution last Thursday and offered an ambitious reform agenda. The last time we saw prison inmates get this kind of celebrity attention was back in 1969, when a visiting Johnny Cash blasted California's San Quentin Prison, singing, "May all the world forget you ever stood.

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  20. Obama unlocks a a progressivea constituencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Washington Times

    President Obama made the first visit by a sitting president to a penitentiary when he dropped in to the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution on Thursday and offered an ambitious reform agenda. The last time we saw prison inmates get this kind of celebrity attention was back in 1969, when a visiting Johnny Cash blasted California's San Quentin Prison, singing, "May all the world forget you ever stood.

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