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  1. San Quentin inmate-run media earn outside acclaim for insider's look at prison lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... the reporter had to be embedded in the prison to get such detail, emotion and candor. In the case of the San Quentin Prison Report, "embedded" means "incarcerated." The radio program and a partner newspaper, the San Quentin News, represent a ...

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  2. San Quentin inmate-run media earn outside acclaim for insider's look at prison lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... the reporter had to be embedded in the prison to get such detail, emotion and candor. In the case of the San Quentin Prison Report, "embedded" means "incarcerated." The radio program and a partner newspaper, the San Quentin News, represent a ...

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  3. How Playing Baseball in Prison Can Help You Face Your FearsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... Aron Levinson did, when he cajoled some friends from his amateur baseball league to challenge the inmates of San Quentin State Prison. The San Quentin Giants, named after their major-league benefactors in San Francisco who donated jerseys to the ...

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  4. Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastMeet San Quentin's Trans Prison...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Beast

    ... Then she did it for three years as a woman. For almost eight years, Mandi Camille Hauwert, 35, has been a CO at San Quentin State Prison , which houses, among others, wife-killer Scott Peterson , serial killer Charles Ng , and "Dating Game Killer" ...

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  5. Meet San Quentin's Trans Prison GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... Then she did it for three years as a woman. For almost eight years, Mandi Camille Hauwert, 35, has been a CO at San Quentin State Prison , which houses, among others, wife-killer Scott Peterson , serial killer Charles Ng , and "Dating Game Killer" ...

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  6. Op-ed: Transitioning as a Guard at San Quentin State PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Advocate

    ... years ago. It was the scariest day of my life. Even writing this now, I'm in tears. I'm Mandi Camille Hauwert, San Quentin's first openly transgender correctional officer. I started at San Quentin State Prison in California in December 2007. Back ...

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  7. Why Americans Don't Care About Prison RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Nation

    In June of 2012, The New York Times' 'Room for Debate' feature considered whether or not convicted youth offenders should be treated differently than adult convicts in the penal system. Those in favor of trying some youth offenders in adult courts included a victims' advocate, and an attorney from the conservative Heritage Foundation; those against included an inmate at California's San Quentin prison, and a human rights activist.

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  8. "Insurgent" leads movies coming out in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Examiner.com

    ... and across Europe in order to clear his name. When millionaire James King is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars. When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and ...

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  9. Many sex offenders killed in California...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 photo, Dan Ager holds a graphite sketch showing his father, Alan Ager, and him, while standing outside San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. Alan Ager was killed in 2010 at Salinas Valley State Prison and also served time in San Quentin.

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  10. My safari from Pelikkkan BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | San Francisco Bay View

    ... they wanted to do - simply because they were free! To my surprise, it got better. We had a one-hour layover at San Quentin, and times definitely have changed since I was last there in the late '80s and early '90s. San Quentin's lower yard now has ...

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  11. Meet Warren Buffett's WannabesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Buffett . " There are Buffetts of Tanzania, India and Spain-and a convicted murderer known as the "Oracle of San Quentin" because of his reputation for stock-picking prowess inside the California prison. Since 2005, the phrase "the Warren Buffett ...

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  12. Meet Warren Buffett's Wannabes: The 'Brown Buffett' and 'Oracle of San Quentin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Buffett . " There are Buffetts of Tanzania, India and Spain-and a convicted murderer known as the "Oracle of San Quentin" because of his reputation for stock-picking prowess inside the California prison. Since 2005, the phrase "the Warren Buffett ...

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  13. San Quentin's first female guard reflects on experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Wendy Woods, the first woman guard at San Quentin State Prison, above, said she left work one day and decided never to come back. When you go through the east gate, it s like going through a veil of darkness, she said.

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  14. San Quentina s pioneer female guard reflects on experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Marin Independent Journal

    Wendy Woods' book “Flowers and Guns” is about her experience as a pioneering female guard at San Quentin. Intentional or not, barriers were broken when Woods - a Eureka native - became the first female guard at San Quentin State Prison, an experience Woods wrote about in her recently published book, “Flowers and Guns.” The book depicts the lighter side of Woods' two and a half years in what was often a dark, depressing place.

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  15. Eureka native broke barriers at San Quentin in 1970sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Times-Standard

    Wendy Woods, seen here in her guard uniform, said she was simply trying to support her family when she took the job at San Quentin Prison. Intentional or not, barriers were broken when Woods - a Eureka native - became the first female guard at San Quentin State Prison in the early 1970s, an experience Woods wrote about in her recently published book, “Flowers and Guns.” The book depicts the lighter side of Woods' two and a half years in what was often a dark, depressing place.

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  16. Lawsuit between Marin sewer agencies generates controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... members of “changes afoot at the Ross Valley Sanitary District that will adversely impact Larkspur, San Quentin and the Ross Valley forever.” In his emails, Egger said the Ross Valley Sanitary District board was going to decide in ...

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  17. Galgiani pegged to head missing person committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | RecordNET

    Two years ago, a very public search for human remains in an abandoned well in Linden put a spotlight on San Joaquin County and two boyhood friends who had gone on a drug-fueled killing spree years before. Wesley Shermantine, who sits on death row in San Quentin Prison, and his former partner in crime, Loren Herzog, who hanged himself shortly after his release from prison in 2012, were presumed to be involved in an unsolved homicide in the county, because Shermantine told Galgiani they might have been responsible.

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  18. Court: Marin judge erred by tossing injury lawsuit by San Quentin guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Worker housing is shown in the foreground at San Quentin State Prison. A guard was injured in a fall while walking to work from his apartment on the prison grounds.

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  19. Many sex offenders killed in California prisonRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Daily Chronicle

    Dan Ager looks at a graphite sketch showing his father, Alan Ager, and him, in 2014 while walking toward a beach outside San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. Alan Ager was killed in 2010 at Salinas Valley State Prison and also served time in San Quentin.

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  20. Many sex offenders killed in state's prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 photo, Dan Ager holds a graphite sketch showing his father, Alan Ager, and him, while standing outside San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. Alan Ager was killed in 2010 at Salinas Valley State Prison and also served time in San Quentin.

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