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  1. Murderer turned stockpicker is - Oracle of San Quentin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | MarketWatch

    ... leave: He's serving a sentence of 54 years to life, for murder. Among the inmates in California's sprawling San Quentin State Prison, Carroll's violent past is ordinary-but his present is anything but. In a place where physical toughness is the main ...

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  2. Murderer turned stock-picker is 'Oracle of San Quentin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | MarketWatch

    ... leave: He's serving a sentence of 54 years to life, for murder. Among the inmates in California's sprawling San Quentin State Prison, Carroll's violent past is ordinary-but his present is anything but. In a place where physical toughness is the main ...

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  3. The Blues of Frank Morgan LA Film Fest 2014Read the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... tragic story of this remarkable artist, and all that he accomplished, despite spending 30 years of his life in San Quentin prison. This film is the sort of docudrama, all too rare these days, chronicling the life of Frank Morgan, whose sounds are ...

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  4. San Rafael Homeless Action Plan update meetingRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... chaos it creates through footage taken during the 2005 execution of Crips founder Stanley "Tookie" Williams at San Quentin, according to a description provided by event organizers. Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a ...

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  5. Newspaper Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Editor & Publisher

    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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  6. The Death Penalty: Killing in the name of God is the ultimate act of blasphemyRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... competitor, author Stanley Tookie Williams, on Dec. 13, 2005, a huge crowd, largely Black youth, rallied outside San Quentin's gate in opposition, vastly outnumbering death penalty supporters. A month later, Clarence Ray Allen was executed, but ... 1 comment

  7. Paper produced by San Quentin inmates looking to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    From a small trailer near an exercise yard full of honking geese, the men of the San Quentin News put out a paper they hope will reach beyond the gates of the prison where many of them are serving life sentences.

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  8. Formerly incarcerated East Palo Alto re-entry center case manager is role model for clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | SFGate

    ... streets, the "bad guys" arrested Cabrera for robbery. He had finally made it to University. Before arriving at San Quentin, he dreamed of meeting new homeboys and busting gang moves together. "But then you find out real quick that not everybody is ...

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  9. The Death Penalty: Killing in the name of God is the ultimate act of blasphemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... competitor, author Stanley Tookie Williams, on Dec. 13, 2005, a huge crowd, largely Black youth, rallied outside San Quentin's gate in opposition, vastly outnumbering death penalty supporters. A month later, Clarence Ray Allen was executed, but ... 1 comment

  10. Berkeley, A Look Back: Prison fugitives on the lam cause uproarRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    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."

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  11. Best of the Bay 2014: ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | San Francisco Magazine

    ... But until then, the Rock is home to Telling Our Stories , an exhibition of works by current inmates of San Quentin prison. "The inmates become positive contributors to society," Carol Newborg, the project's program manager, explains, noting that ...

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  12. Marin sewer agencies engaged in costly legal battle over San Quentin prison contractRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | Marin Independent Journal

    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 Sanitary District to block the deal.

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  13. Paper produced by San Quentin inmates looking to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    From a small trailer near an exercise yard full of honking geese, the men of the San Quentin News put out a paper they hope will reach beyond the gates of the prison where many of them are serving life sentences.

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  14. Jacksonville Jazz Fest Missed the Big PictureRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Folio Weekly

    ... the jailhouse. The last time inmates were treated to a show of that magnitude was when Johnny Cash performed at San Quentin. The results were devastating to hard-working small business owners' bottom lines. Most Downtown businesses saw sales drop by ...

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  15. Cayucos bank robbery foiled by drunken horse thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | SanLuisObispo.com

    ... The robbers, all local youth, were indeed inept. But a robber died, and two other youths would surely be sent to San Quentin. The potential loss of nearly $4,000 in cash might have had dire consequences for the County Bank. Moreover, the foiled ...

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  16. OP-ED: Some sanity on California's death rowRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    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.

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  17. July 17, 1904: San Quentin's war on 'mariguana'Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... appeared just once: in this somewhat confusing story about the war on the "deadly" weed at California's San Quentin prison . You might be surprised how many times the word " opium " appeared in the Tribune in that span: 6,399. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., ...

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  18. San Quentin inmate spared 54-year sentence for spitting, threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    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.

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  19. LA Film Festival 2014: a Sound of Redemptiona portrays Frank Morgan as ...Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... to come out of the Central Avenue bebop scene. And he played just as well during the many years he spent in San Quentin, according to “Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story,” a film being lauded at the 20th annual Los Angeles ...

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  20. Paper produced by San Quentin inmates looking to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    From a small trailer near an exercise yard full of honking geese, the men of the San Quentin News put out a paper they hope will reach beyond the gates of the prison where many of them are serving life sentences.

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