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  1. Grateful Dead photographer offers intimate look in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The double title of Susana Millman's new coffee table book, "Alive with the Dead - Or - A Fly on the Wall with a Camera" says a lot about what makes it different from other Grateful Dead photo collections. To be sure, there are some of the requisite pictures of the Dead in concert that are staples of most rock photo books.

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  2. How to watch the presidential debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Unless you're wandering the Alaskan wilderness this evening around 6 p.m. PST, or locked in a cell at San Quentin and they've taken away your TV-viewing rights because you cleaned your cellmate's clock, there's no way you won't be able to watch tonight's first-of-four presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. And with as many as 100 million viewers expected to tune in this evening, you'll have even more company than those mere 67 million people who watched the first prez debate of 2012.

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  3. School district reassigns aide amid San Quentin heroin smuggling inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Teri Orina Nichols was arrested on Aug. 25, 2016, on suspicion of smuggling drugs and cellphones to a death row inmate at San Quentin. A Los Angeles school aide charged with smuggling heroin and cellphones to a death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison was reassigned by her school district Monday pending further investigation.

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  4. Larnel Wolfe, 50, is grateful to have a place to call home as he...Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Larnel Wolfe, 50, is grateful to have a place to call home as he stands in front of a two-bedroom apartment he shares with his sister, niece and nephew in Richmond, Calif., on Thursday, Aug 11, 2016. Wolfe, who spent 11-1/2 years at San Quentin, would like to find a place he can call his own but says he has run into discrimination trying to rent a place.

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  5. Commentary: Paper wrong recommendations on death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    This may serve as a response to the East Bay Times editorial asking voter approval of Proposition 62, abolishment of California's death penalty, and to vote no on Proposition 66, a measure designed to eliminate delay and modernize appeal procedures that would hasten execution of vicious murderers. Recall the 2008 rape-murder conviction of Daryl Kemp, the Contra Costa jury recommending the death penalty.

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  6. Commentary: Paper wrong recommendations on death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    This may serve as a response to the East Bay Times editorial asking voter approval of Proposition 62, abolishment of California's Death Penalty, and to vote no on Proposition 66, a measure designed to eliminate delay and modernize appeal procedures that would hasten execution of vicious murderers. Recall the 2008 rape-murder conviction of Daryl Kemp, the Contra Costa jury recommending the death penalty.

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  7. Richmond-San Rafael third lane plan goes to Caltrans; work could start in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A final design to open a third eastbound lane on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge to ease traffic went to Caltrans Wednesday, clearing the way for a projected December 2017 opening. In the coming years the bridge will undergo major changes with the addition of a third vehicle travel lane on its lower deck and a bike lane on top.

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  8. San Quentin inmates getting paid to codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Chris Schuhmacher completed a coding course and will be working for the joint venture program in which inmates are hired to perform tech jobs. Courtesy California Prison Industry Authority Inmates in a computer coding class at San Quentin State Prison have been building websites and applications for the past two years -- but now for the first time, some are getting paid for it.

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  9. After 16 years on death row, Gilbert Rubio dies in San Quentin prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The California corrections department says a death row inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his San Quentin prison cell. Guards discovered 55-year-old Gilbert R. Rubio in his one-man cell Thursday around 6 a.m. His cause of death has not been determined.

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  10. Helping San Quentin inmates navigate life after prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    In January, when John Johnson's feet touched the ground outside San Quentin State Prison, it seemed surreal to him that he could finally be, at long last, a free man. After serving more than 30 years in prison for stabbing a man to death in Oakland, he wasn't sure what he'd be coming home to.

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

    Mar 29, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison died of natural causes at a medical center in the community, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials said Monday. Bernard L. Hamilton, 64, was pronounced dead at 10:45 a.m. A San Diego County jury sentenced Hamilton to death on March 2, 1981, for second-degree burglary and the first-degree murder of Eleanore Buchanan on May 31, 1979, corrections officials said.

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  12. Elderly Parole ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Barely two weeks ago, the victim stood shaking at a parole hearing inside the spiked gates of San Quentin Prison and prepared to face the "Pleasure Point rapist," who attacked her and at least four other women in Santa Cruz in the 1980s. "I am here before you today shocked, angry and terrified," she said, choking up as she read from her statement.

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