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  1. Dr. Biller reflects on practicing medicine the old-fashioned way.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Monterey County Weekly

    ... allows for a wide range of duties, like serving as a general medical officer part-time at Salinas Valley State Prison. She does newborn, hospice and chronic care for inmates in prison. "We can do a little bit of everything," she says. She says she ...

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  2. How to Teach Theater Improv Skills with a Sniper Above Your HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KQED

    Every Tuesday at six in the morning, members of the San Jose-based Red Ladder Theatre Company meet at the San Jose Caltrain station to drive about 90 minutes Southeast to Soledad, Calif. They meet early to make sure they have enough time to get ready for a three-hour improvisation class they teach at Salinas Valley State Prison - a maximum security facility where the state houses some of what it considers to be its most dangerous prisoners.

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  3. FailureRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | The New Yorker

    Ellen Bass founded a poetry workshop at Salinas Valley State Prison, in California. "Like a Beggar" is her most recent book of poems.

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  4. Two people drowned at reservoir in SoledadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | KION 46

    ... ORIGINAL STORY: Two people drowned Saturday at a reservoir off Camphora Gloria Road near the Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Department. Two cousins were in the area horseback riding when one man ...

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  5. Manslaughter defendant stomped on unconscious victimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Cal Coast News

    ... saying they acted in self defense. Following their arrests, both suspects were terminated from Salinas Valley State Prison in Monterey County. In the video taken from a surveillance camera at a neighboring business, Woolf punches Medrano several ...

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  6. Convicted murderer found guilty of 2 inmate assaults at state prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | KRON 4

    A convicted murderer was found guilty Thursday of two assaults at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, one of which left an inmate permanently paralyzed, the Monterey County District Attorney's Office said. A jury found Mario Torres, 56, guilty of inflicting great bodily injury and assault by a life prisoner, prosecutors said.

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  7. Sneak-attack prison stabbing paralyzed inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Salinas Californian

    Inmate convicted of prison stabbings Mario Torres sneaked up on another inmate, attacked him and then began stabbing the unconscious man, leaving him paralyzed. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1T2K6A1 A jury has convicted a Salinas Valley State Prison inmate of stabbing other inmates in multiple attacks at the prison, including one that left a man permanently paralyzed, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.

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  8. Salinas Valley State Prison recognizes 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Salinas Californian

    Salinas Valley State Prison recognizes 20 years Salinas Valley State Prison first activated on May 1, 1996 and recognizes 20 years of change this week. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/26ZNRxq SOLEDAD - This week, Salinas Valley State Prison recognizes the evolution that the level-4 facility has gone through as it looks back on the 20 years that it has been in operation since it first activated on May 1, 1996.

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  9. Muslim Mom's Prison Guard Claims SurviveRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    A Muslim mother's civil rights complaint against guards at Salinas Valley State Prison will move forward after a federal judge denied their motion to dismiss. Latifa Isakhanova, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Azerbaijan, sued William I. Muniz and six other prison guards after receiving rough treatment on a visit to her son in August 2103.

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  10. Looking into Lauraa s LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | NewsReview.com

    ... was charged with murder and sentenced to 32 years to life, a term he's currently serving at Salinas Valley State Prison. Though Phipps' parents, Colleen and Larry, mourned Lugo's death and empathized with his family, they also felt their son had ...

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  11. East Bay woman who survived vicious 2006 hatchet attack endures new trauma over parole processRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... would be released in April into Solano County. That was followed by a March 7 phone call from Salinas Valley State Prison, in Soledad, telling her Dennis would be released into Contra Costa County. "I was petrified. How come here, in this county?" ...

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  12. Beyond bars: Inmates reach out, touch livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Salinas Californian

    A group of inmates at Salinas Valley State Prison donate nearly $5,000 to Tatum's Garden Community Park in Salinas. Beyond bars: Inmates reach out, touch lives A group of inmates at Salinas Valley State Prison donate nearly $5,000 to Tatum's Garden Community Park in Salinas.

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  13. Soledad prison inmates raise money for Tatum's Garden playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | KSBW-TV

    Salinas Valley State Prison inmates raised nearly $5,000 and gave the money to a playground designed for children with disabilities. DETAILS.

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  14. Soledad prison inmates raise money for Tatum's Garden playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | KSBW-TV

    Salinas Valley State Prison inmates who are locked up in Soledad raised nearly $5,000 and gave the money to a playground designed for children with disabilities. A group of inmates wanted to do something good for a community they've been missing, so they organized a fundraiser for Tatum's Garden in Salinas.

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  15. Salinas Teacher Honor Roll: Jacquelyn JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Salinas Californian

    ... View Middle and Alvarez High while my mom worked at Hartnell College and my father worked at Salinas Valley State Prison. After I finished college at Fresno State, I knew I always wanted to come back to the community that built my confidence while ...

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  16. Floral Drive by Jason D. Yonai a.k.a KazeLoonRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | PR.com

    ... in some facilities such as Y.T.S Chino, Chaderjian N.C.F, El Paso Robles, S.R.C.C, D.V.I Tracy, Salinas Valley State Prison, CSP-Sacramento, Vacaville C.M.F, French Camp, Solano County, Dorthy Kirby, Central Juvenile Hall, L.P, Sylmar Juvenile Hall, ...

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  17. Governor Brown Announces AppointmentsRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    ... an associate warden at Folsom State Prison from 2011 to 2012 and served in several positions at Salinas Valley State Prison from 1996 to 2006, including lieutenant, sergeant and correctional officer. Moss was a correctional officer at Ironwood State ...

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  18. Prison guard charged in San Miguel killing has history of bar fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Cal Coast News

    ... guilty, saying they acted in self defense. They are currently on paid administrative leave from Salinas Valley State Prison in Monterey County. Prosecutors in the case are seeking to introduce evidence showing Woolf has a history of bar fights. The ...

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  19. Mother maintains son's mental illness resulted in man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | KRCR

    A Chico mother, whose son was convicted of second degree murder in 2004, maintains her belief that Donovan Phipps was mentally ill when he drove through a red light killing 21-year-old Juan Carlos Lugo at the Esplanade and First Avenue. "He ended up becoming quite psychotic," said Colleen Phipps, who visits her son twice a year at the Salinas Valley State Prison, where her son has completed serving 12 years of a 32-year-to-life sentence.

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  20. Cellmate suspected in child molester's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | SFBay

    A man serving a life sentence for child molestation was killed in his cell in Salinas Valley State Prison near Soledad on Monday, according to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Pedro Aguilar, 45, was found dead at 9:05 a.m. by prison staff conducting security checks.

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