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  1. How 18 inmates at California's notorious San Quentin prison learn to codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Ars Technica

    It sounds almost like a parody of Silicon Valley: two wealthy San Francisco Bay Area tech veterans want San Quentin State Prison inmates to learn basic computer programming as a way to better themselves. The eventual goal? That a specially selected group of 18 men be employed as web designers and developers even before they're released and continue beyond, competing with coders worldwide.

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  2. Brothers in Pen: Creative writing from San...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | SFGate

    ... fits have kept some of the programs alive. One of those programs is Brothers in Pen-a creative writing class for San Quentin inmates, taught by Zoe

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  3. From Prisoners To Programmers - San Quentin Inmates Are Learning How To CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | CBS Local

    SAN RAFAEL - A very lucky group of inmates at San Quentin are getting a high-tech break. They are learning how to code.

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  4. Jack Benny's 'genuine' Stradivarius, Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | SFGate

    ... looked like any of us might want to look when he reaches 39. Nov. 11: William G. Lewis , guard boss of both San Quentin's "last mile" and its "Siberia" testified yesterday at the prison board hearing that the rubber hose used to beat 41 convicts at ...

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  5. Monstrous 'press agent' for Islamic State who created beheading videos is former rapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Catholic.org

    ... with his hatred for the West and his tendency towards violence. "Doing time in my skin like Tookie Williams in San Quentin. No identity, where will this end? "In a white world full of hate and illusion. The last option was only violence and ...

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  6. Tom Brokaw Remembers the Fall of the Berlin Wall on Its 25th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | WebProNews

    ... "Think about dividing California in half, and for 45 years the northern half has to live behind a wall like San Quentin, and the southern half can go about being Southern California," he said. "That's what they were." Today marks the 25th ...

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  7. Killed by Illegal Aliens: Victim Families Gather in Day of RemembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... released from jail the day before he killed Jamiel. Espinoza was sentenced to death row and is now locked up at San Quentin. Shaw Sr. testified before the House Judiciary committee in June regarding his son's death and the illegal alien gang member ...

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  8. San Quentin Death Row Inmate, "Ninja Murderer," DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Patch.com

    A former Los Angeles police officer and death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison died of natural causes in a hospital early Tuesday morning, some two decades after he was sentenced to death. L.A. County native and San Quentin inmate Steven Homick, 74, was pronounced dead in a Bay Area hospital a short time before 12:30 a.m., according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

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  9. Former LAPD Officer on Death Row Dies of Natural CausesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | KFI

    A former Los Angeles police officer on death row for the murder-for-hire killings of a Brentwood couple in a case that became known as the Yom Kippur murders died today of natural causes. Steven Homick was imprisoned in San Quentin, but died at a hospital at age 74, according to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

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  10. Praying behind bars: San Quentin congregation is a respite from prison lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... fact they are Jewish. Harassment can [easily] lead to physical violence." Of the more than 4,000 prisoners at San Quentin, Hyman estimates that 45 inmates identify themselves as Jewish; 30 are in the mainline population, and another 10 to 15 are on ...

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  11. California death row inmate dies of natural causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | San Diego Source

    A San Quentin death row inmate convicted of two 1985 murders in Los Angeles died Wednesday of natural causes, state prison officials said.

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  12. Inmate On San Quentin Death Row Since 1995 Dies Of Natural CausesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with local, national and world news around the clock, [...] SAN QUENTIN - State prisons officials say a San Quentin death row inmate convicted of two 1985 murders in Los Angeles has died of natural causes. California's Department of Corrections says 74-year-old Steven Michael Homick was pronounced dead Wednesday at 11:26 a.m. at a hospital near the prison.

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  13. Ex-Cop who Killed Brentwood Couple in 1985 Dies at San QuentinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Patch.com

    Steven Homick was imprisoned in San Quentin, but died at a hospital at age 74, according to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Homick was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and a single count of conspiracy to commit murder for the Sept.

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  14. San Quentin Death Row inmate in 'Yom Kippur murders' Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | SFGate

    Steven Michael Homick, 74, of Los Angeles County, died of natural causes Wednesday Nov. 5, 2014, after spending nearly 20 years on San Quentin's Death Row. A condemned inmate died of natural causes after spending nearly 20 years San Quentin State Prison's Death Row, officials said.

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  15. Even murderers are protected by the ConstitutionRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... was sentenced to death for the 1990 rape and murder of 15-year-old Yvette Woodruff in Ontario, and packed off to San Quentin's death row. In 2007, a Virginia grand jury indicted him, based on DNA evidence, for an unsolved 1988 double murder (one ...

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  16. Prop. 47 puts state at center of a national push for sentencing reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    A cellblock at San Quentin. Overcrowding at California prisons is one factor driving the push to reduce sentences for drug-use crimes.

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  17. The San Quentin News seeks to humanize inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Columbia Journalism Review

    The first time I met Juan Haines, the 56-year-old managing editor of the San Quentin News , he gleefully showed me a very blurry photo of a young African-American man, the kind from a security camera. This exchange neatly summarizes the experience of visiting the San Quentin newsroom - I couldn't recognize these men as the guys who'd committed their crimes.

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  18. Suspicious death at San Francisco County Jail: They call it suicide - would you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... don't listen." "I know a I love you, my friend. a Thank you for everything. a They're going to send me to San Quentin soon. a I'll write you from there." a "Do you need anything? If you need anything, tell my mom." "I'm OK." a "Do you need ...

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  19. Caltrans To Crack Down On Freeway 'Jumping' Drivers In MarinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... Bob Haus told KCBS that there have been enough complaints from residents who live on side streets around the San Quentin exit of eastbound I-580, near the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, to warrant a change in the off-ramp that's being used by "freeway ...

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  20. Pair testify in Laurel Creek shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    A pair of Fairfield ex-cons, former cellmates at San Quentin, took turns in court Monday testifying about how they got shot in the street alongside Laurel Creek Park on their way to consummate a drug deal. Derrick McGrew was luckier than his buddy.

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