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  1. Special assignment: George Jackson funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View

    ... working at Central Headquarters of the Black Panther Party (BPP) when George Jackson was murdered by guards in San Quentin Prison in 1971. I had never met George personally, but I knew his mother and sister, who worked very closely with the Party. I ...

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  2. Honky-Tonk Bud jailhouse poemRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... and says, "Jim, I'm high." Jim says, "That's cool, cause "dig Honky, it's the fbi." So after three long years at San Quentin, Honky-Tonk Bud the Hip-Cat Stud was once again diggin' a game of pool, Honky says, "Joe's not around, his bags are down and ...

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  3. Another Botched ExecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OpEdNews

    As the nation is horrified by another botched execution, a capital defense lawyer in Texas, legal scholar in New York and the former warden of San Quentin work against capital punishment.

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  4. 'Splatter From an Execution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Other McCain

    ... 2006 because of legal challenges. "Old age, not execution, is the most serious risk factor for inmates at the San Quentin death row," he wrote. In calling for firing squads, Kozinski said, "Eight or 10 large-caliber rifle bullets fired at close ...

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  5. Tonight's Movie: San QuentinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    SAN QUENTIN is an enjoyable, if sometimes improbable, RKO film starring perennial bad boy Lawrence Tierney.

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  6. Tonight's Movie: Come On DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... under the name Richard Powers, he played a supporting role in the last Lawrence Tierney "B" film I watched, SAN QUENTIN (1946). I hope Keene's other Westerns are stronger, as I think a high school drama class could probably have done more with the ...

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  7. Federal Judge Favors 'More Primitive' but 'Foolproof' Firing SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... come up with an execution protocol. "Old age, not execution, is the most serious risk factor for inmates at the San Quentin death row," he wrote. Indeed, a California District Court judge ruled earlier this month that the state's administration of ...

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  8. Judge Favors 'Primitive' but 'Foolproof' Firing SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | ABC News

    ... come up with an execution protocol. "Old age, not execution, is the most serious risk factor for inmates at the San Quentin death row," he wrote. Indeed, a California District Court judge ruled earlier this month that the state's administration of ...

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  9. Editorial: San Quentin prison inmates walk to 'do what we can'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Marin Independent Journal

    There are more than 4,000 men in San Quentin State Prison, serving time for something they did wrong.

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  10. Parkway Gardens celebrates community, hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Daily Republic

    ... and placed in protective custody with "nothing but boxers and a Bible." The Vacaville man who has done time at San Quentin and Folsom prisons shared his story with a crowd that formed for a free block party and concert at Parkway Gardens, Saturday. ...

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  11. Newspaper Behind BarsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | 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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  12. 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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  13. San Quentin's Prison Arts Project on Display at YBCARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | KQED

    ... I don't want the job. Those are my block printing hours," Frank recalls saying. Frank, at the time an inmate at San Quentin State Prison, learned about the the prison's block printing classes almost immediately after transferring from California ...

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  14. US judge rules California death penalty unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Beaver Countian

    ... ruling that has suspended executions in the state for years. Ruling in a case brought against the warden of San Quentin state prison by Ernest Dewayne Jones, who was condemned in 1994, Carney called the death penalty an empty promise. "Inordinate ...

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  15. Dan Walters Daily: Is this the end for California's death penalty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Linda Avalos protests the death penalty outside San Quentin Prison before the execution of Clarence Ray Allen on Jan. 16, 2006.

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  16. A California Prison Inmate Went From Illiterate Convict To Educated Financial AdvisorRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Curtis Carroll is an inmate at San Quentin State Prison. Among its residents, he's known as "Wall Street", however you may recognize the name the "Oracle of San Quentin".

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  17. U.S. judge rules death penalty in California is unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to find a means of lethal injection that the courts will accept. The state has even built a new death chamber at San Quentin prison on a peninsula north of San Francisco. The judge's ruling will likely be appealed to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of ...

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  18. US judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional, vacates prisoner's sentenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Weyburn This Week

    ... ruling that has suspended executions in the state for years. Ruling in a case brought against the warden of San Quentin state prison by Ernest Dewayne Jones, who was condemned in 1994, Carney called the death penalty an empty promise. "Inordinate ...

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  19. Californiaa s death penalty is unconstitutional, federal judge saysRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... ruling that has suspended executions in the state for years. Ruling in a case brought against the warden of San Quentin state prison by Ernest Dewayne Jones, who was condemned in 1994, Carney called the death penalty an empty promise. ...

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  20. CHP: Overturned Truck Actually Spilled 4,000 Gallons of Gasoline in San RafaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Patch.com

    By Bay City News Service: California Highway Patrol officials Tuesday said 4,000 gallons of gasoline spilled when a big-rig with two tank trailers overturned on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard near San Quentin State Prison in Marin County on Monday.

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