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  1. Running Inside The Walls Of San Quentin State PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Competitor Magazine

    Standing under the San Quentin State Prison "Field of Dreams" scoreboard wearing white and grey, mesh and cotton, they stand in stark contrast to the mandated all-black dress code of the volunteer coaches and lap counters of the 1,000 Mile Running Club . A row of sweats, hydration and nutrition awaits runners of the seventh Annual San Quentin State Prison Marathon.

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  2. One man dead in Greenfield shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KION 46

    Andrew Johnson is impeached, Johnny Cash performs at San Quentin, the U.S. hockey team wins Olympic gold, and the U.S. Postal Service unveils competing Elvis stamps, all on this day. They may not all be deemed "Oscar-worthy," but ahead of the Academy Awards click on to see how many of Rotten Tomatoes' top 10 rated 2016 movies you've seen.

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  3. El Cerrito Library event will open city poetry seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Inside Bay Area

    ... share their work in a public forum. Tannenbaum, the author of "Disguised as a Poem: My Years Teaching Poetry at San Quentin" and "Writing Poetry in the Primary Grades: Jump Write In," has introduced poetry writing to prison inmates and elementary ...

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  4. BWW Review: Stunning Zoot Suit Revival at Taper Mirrors Present Day PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... whereabouts the night of the murder. Sadly, unjustly, they lose the case and it goes into appeal. While in San Quentin, Henry becomes attracted to the loyal reporter who leads the gang's appeal Alice Bloomfield ( Tiffany Dupont ), and what evolves ...

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  5. What a tassel: More Solano County inmates earn high school diplomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Daily Republic

    ... will take place there, too. Graduate Bryant Monroe earned his General Educational Development diploma in San Quentin a decade ago. That wasn't enough for him. "I could have just been happy with my GED, but then I started thinking about my future and ...

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  6. Self-absorbed murderer' writes a bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... sheriff substation into the custody of Escondido Police. UT/John Gastaldo In his recently published memoir, San Quentin convict James C. Bottomley, a La Jolla kid and Stanford (and Hastings Law) grad, obsesses over how an outwardly model husband ...

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  7. Richmond Bridge closed due to overturned big rigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KRON 4

    Eastbound I-580 is closed at the Main Street/San Quentin exit in San Rafael Tuesday morning due to an overturned big rig trailer.

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  8. High winds whip Richmond San Rafael Bridge, blow over UPS truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | SFGate

    As of 7:30 a.m. the truck was still stalling traffic and the backup was well past San Quentin. Top: A view of Folsom Lake on Dec. 31, 2015.

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  9. Fortuna veteran tells his storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Times-Standard

    ... to return fire. He was later diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. “I transferred up here from San Quentin,” he said. “I retired as camp commander of Eel River Conservation Camp.” There, he oversaw low-risk ...

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  10. Why Does @ElleMagazine Support Murderers Against 'Heteropatriarchy'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Other McCain

    ... In August 1970, California Superior Court Judge Harold Haley was presiding over the Marin County murder trial of San Quentin inmate James McClain, accused of killing a prison guard. Judge Haley was "taken hostage in his courtroom, along with several ...

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  11. California sex offender sentenced to death for killing 4 womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | New York Daily News

    ... judge ordered Gordon be taken to death row, briefly acknowledging the man before he departed for state prison in San Quentin, according to the LA Times.

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  12. APEX Express a " Social Energies and San Quentin ROOTS podcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    ... program, seeks to increase knowledge about API culture, history, community issues, and healing practices among San Quentin inmates. Their program provides weekly classes involving guest speakers, group discussions, and leadership/empowerment ...

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  13. Marin Voice: Novato, TAM display mastery of bureaucrateseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... Eric Lucan in favor and Pat Eklund and Pam Drew in opposition. One publication rarely read by Marinites is the San Quentin News. Its readers are the inmates, staff and those interested in doings at the state prison. It regularly prints stories that ...

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  14. San Quentin: Double-killer dies on death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Marin Independent Journal

    An inmate on death row at San Quentin State Prison died of unknown causes while awaiting resentencing for fatally shooting two 15-year-old cousins in 1980, the prisons department saidd Monday. A federal appeals court overturned his death sentence in 2002.

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  15. Fresno Co. death row inmate dies at San Quentin prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | KRON 4

    Fernando Eros Caro, 67, died on Saturday at around 11:45 p.m., Lt. Sam Robinson said.

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  16. Death row inmate dies at San Quentin prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | SFGate

    A guard on the catwalk above the cells of the condemned in East Block on death row at San Quentin State Prison on Tuesday December 29, 2015, in San Quentin, Calif. A guard on the catwalk above the cells of the condemned in East Block on death row at San Quentin State Prison on Tuesday December 29, 2015, in San Quentin, Calif.

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  17. Custer died for their sinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... live "free and in peace and to drink clean water" from an uncontaminated river. Kevin Cooper, an innocent man on San Quentin's death row, has no further appeals and is seeking clemency from California Gov. Jerry Brown. Get involved at ...

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  18. San Quentin death row inmate dies of unknown causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | SFBay

    A death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison who was convicted of three murders during a robbery in Sacramento County died of unknown causes at a hospital Thursday, a prison official said. James David Majors, 69, was pronounced dead at 7:30 a.m. at a nearby hospital, San Quentin State Prison Lt.

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  19. Killer awaiting execution at San Quentin dies of unknown causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | RSM News

    ... been had been on death row since 1991. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File) SAN QUENTIN Officials say a multiple murderer has died of unknown causes while awaiting execution on California's death row. San Quentin ...

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  20. San Quentin inmate dies of unknown causes on death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | KRON 4

    A San Quentin State Prison inmate on death row died Thursday morning of unknown causes, according to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Condemned inmate, 69-year-old James David Majors of Sacramento County, was pronounced dead around 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning at a nearby hospital, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials said.

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