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  1. Caltrans to block 'freeway jumpers' at San Quentin exitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Drivers take the San Quentin offramp as traffic crawls along eastbound Interstate 580 in San Rafael on Friday. Many drivers use the offramp to bypass the afternoon backup.

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  2. Caltrans to block 'freeway jumpers' at San Quentin exitRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Drivers take the San Quentin offramp as traffic crawls along eastbound Interstate 580 in San Rafael on Friday. Many drivers use the offramp to bypass the afternoon backup.

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  3. Campus art gallery partners with Project Rebound to share prisoners' workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Golden Gate Xpress

    ... the exhibit to the campus through a partnership with the art gallery. This artwork in particular came from San Quentin, Kern Valley, Solano and Folsom State Prisons. During the discussion, the group spoke about the meaning behind the title of the ...

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  4. Lib at Large: Famed rock photographer Jim Marshall's images of Haight-Ashbury live on in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. Marshall again. Johnny Cash angrily flipping the bird at the camera at San Quentin in 1969. You fill in the blank. Raised in San Francisco, Marshall was in the right place at the right time to document the ...

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  5. Roseville woman, 63, suspected of smuggling drugs to prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | News10.net

    A 63-year-old Roseville woman is accused of smuggling heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana to inmates at San Quentin Prison. Marie Kathrine Allison Roseville woman, 63, suspected of smuggling drugs to prisoners A 63-year-old Roseville woman is accused of smuggling heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana to inmates at San Quentin Prison.

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  6. Roseville woman accused of smuggling illegal drugs to San Quentin inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    A Roseville woman, who police say became acquainted with an inmate through a pen-pal program, has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs into San Quentin State Prison to be sold to inmates. Marie Kathrine Allison, 63, was taken into custody Saturday following an investigation by Roseville Police in cooperation with state and federal agencies.

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  7. 63 Year Old Roseville Woman Arrested in Drug Smuggling CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    On Saturday, October 11, Roseville Police detectives, working with investigators from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, arrested a 63-year-old Roseville woman on suspicion of smuggling drugs into San Quentin State Prison to be sold to inmates. Several weeks ago, Roseville Police Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team detectives began investigating allegations that a Roseville woman was taking drugs into San Quentin.

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  8. Welcome to the MadhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Psychology Today

    " You want to hear something amazing? We're thirty miles from San Quentin, and we've had people here who've worked in both places. Napa is considered a much more dangerous job.

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  9. Richmond City Council race shaping up to be competitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Richmond resident, said that getting the meetings under control was one of the most important issues to him. "In San Quentin, they have the station that picks up our City Council meetings, and they observe it as if it's a variety show," he said. "I ...

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  10. San Francisco Giants Link Dump, 10/6Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | McCovey Chronicles

    ... real work here myself. So, five percent, huh? Pretty good. Pret-tay good. Baseball Behind Bars: A Tradition At San Quentin State Prison San Quentin is a scary place whose every inch was hated by Johnny Cash, presumably because of the lack of jobs ...

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  11. California transfers Pelican Bay SHU prisoners to general population...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... began. It would take the transportation bus five days to arrive here at SVSP with two layovers at New Folsom and San Quentin Prison. There were two other New Afrikans riding with me on the transportation bus. Both, like myself, were given Step 5 ... 1 comment

  12. Folsom honors Johnny Cash legacy with overpass, trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... inspired by the movie "Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison." His intent was to play his first prison concert at San Quentin, but the warden was out when his manager called, so he ended up at Folsom first, Hilburn said. As someone who suffered through ...

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  13. Evaluation set for man who allegedly threatened councilwomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Daily Republic

    ... Police Officer Nick McDowell said in court that Parker spoke Sept. 15 about being in the prison yard of San Quentin - because everything north of the Dumbarton Bridge is considered San Quentin - and that since Moy was in the prison yard she had been ...

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  14. Hang Time: Warriors Play Behind BarsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | NBA.com

    They walked back out some two hours and 45 minutes later, past death row with the loud cadence of the Mexican Mafia counting off exercises, through the two metal-bar doors that slam shut with exactly the shock value portrayed in movies, and to the final check of sliding a wrist under the fluorescent light to make sure the underside of the lower arm had been stamped with "PASS" on the way in, indicating a guest allowed to leave. Nineteen Golden State Warriors players, coaches and executives had been inside San Quentin State Prison on Friday morning for a another pickup game against inmates, and it didn't matter that they were back for the third year in a row.

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  15. Warriors go to prison ... for a pickup gameRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | NBA.com

    They walked back out some two hours 45 minutes later, past death row with the loud cadence of the Mexican Mafia counting off exercises, through the two metal-bar doors that slam shut with exactly the shock value portrayed in movies, and to the final check of sliding a wrist under the fluorescent light to make sure the underside of the lower arm had been stamped with "PASS" on the way in, indicating a guest allowed to leave. Nineteen Golden State Warriors players, coaches and executives had been inside San Quentin State Prison on Friday morning for a another pickup game against inmates, and it didn't matter that they were back for the third year in a row.

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  16. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for Sept. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... up against the very politcians we have voted into office who refuse to represent their constituents. I live in San Quentin Village, and have observed the traffic problems firsthand and by monitoring the 511.org website. What I've found is that ...

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  17. Country singer Merle Haggard still on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Daily Herald

    ... was raised in a converted railway boxcar, the only home his family could afford. Famous for his prison stint in San Quentin, Haggard said music was his only opportunity out of poverty. "My decisions have been easy," he said. "It was either back in ...

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  18. Richmond Bridge third lane proposal inches forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... the design project. One is to provide an additional travel lane eastbound from the Sir Francis Drake onramp from San Quentin to the Marine Street offramp in Richmond," Goodwin said. While this mostly involves converting the right shoulder of the ...

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  19. Trip to the San Quentin Museum. SpotswoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | SFGate

    After reading Sam McManis's excellent article in the Sacramento Bee on touring the San Quentin State Prison Museum, I had no choice but to follow in his footsteps. After all, what is more interesting than prison ? The answer; nothing.

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  20. Palo Alto Faith Communities Join 'Campaign Nonviolence' WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Hellman, 7pm, Los Altos Library. Click here for flyer.) A screening of the documentary "John Brown's Body at San Quentin Prison" features a discussion with the director and some of the former inmates who appear in the film. A youth workshop focuses ...

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