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  1. Marin sanitation agencies end legal battleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... Ross Valley sued all three parties in June 2012 after the Central Marin agency began providing sewer service to San Quentin State Prison and San Quentin Village residents; the county of Marin was included because it oversees the San Quentin Village ...

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  2. Get on the Bus Drive in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Casti Kudos to the Community Action Club and the whole Casti community for coming together for the Get on the Bus Drive! Big thanks to all who participated in the Get on the Bus Drive! The Community Action Club collected so many bags for caretakers and students to use while traveling to San Quentin Prison on June 5th.

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  3. Nebraska ends the death penaltyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Happening-here?

    ... ban on cruel and unusual punishment by imposing a sentence that Some convicted death row inmates do die at San Quentin. A man sentenced in 1991 apparently committed suicide just last week. Nebraska legislators arrived at the decision to replace ...

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  4. Top Doc Blasts California Prison Health CareRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    The California department of prisons threatened, muzzled and defamed a top medical officer at San Quentin for blowing the whistle on its shoddy mental health care, the doctor claims in court. Dr. Christopher S. Wadsworth, former chief psychiatrist and medical director of San Quentin State Prison, claims the state and 10 prisons officials retaliated against him for a March 2014 memo on constitutionally inadequate conditions that continue today.

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  5. Doe v. AyersRead the original story

    Wednesday | California Appellate Report

    ... the only thing one ever saw was the Ninth Circuit's most recent opinion, I'd bet that the prisoners actually in San Quentin would know the guy's identity pretty much instantaneously. They know from the opinion that it involves a guy sentenced to ...

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  6. San Quentin death row inmate's death investigated as suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    Jones was sentenced to death in 1991 by a Riverside County jury for the 1989 murder of Herman Weeks, 24, during the armed robbery of a Domino's Pizza store.

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  7. Marin IJ Readersa Forum for May 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... Agency, a wastewater treatment facility, with poaching a long-standing wastewater collection contract at San Quentin State Prison. Under an agreement with the state, honored from 1981-2012, Ross Valley had been the wastewater collector as well as ...

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  8. San Quentin death row inmate found dead in cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Marin Independent Journal

    A death row inmate at San Quentin was found dead in his cell Monday, and officials called it an apparent suicide. Michael Lamont Jones, 44, was sentenced to death in 1991 for a 1989 murder during the robbery of a Domino's Pizza store in Southern California.

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  9. San Quentin Inmate on Death Row Found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The death of a condemned inmate on San Quentin's death row is being investigated as a possible suicide, prison officials said Tuesday. Michael Lamont Jones, 44, was pronounced dead Monday afternoon at 3:51 p.m. An official determination of the cause of death has not been made, pending an autopsy, but officials said the death is considered a possible suicide.

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  10. Ross Valley Sanitary District board considers settling lawsuit with sister agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marin Independent Journal

    The Ross Valley Sanitary District board is expected to decide Wednesday whether to settle a lawsuit it filed against its sister agency over service to San Quentin. The agreement would allow the Central Marin Sanitation Agency to continue providing sewer service to San Quentin State Prison and San Quentin Village residents, even though the pipe that transports the sewage is owned by the Ross Valley Sanitary District.

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  11. Death Row Inmate's Death Investigated As SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... the most respected and honored stations in the nation and has [] SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Prison authorities say a San Quentin death row inmate's death is being investigated as a suicide. Jones was sentenced to death in 1991 by a Riverside County jury ...

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  12. San Quentin death row inmate found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KRON 4

    San Francisco The death of a condemned inmate on San Quentin's death row is being investigated as a possible suicide, prison officials said today. An official determination of the cause of death has not been made, pending an autopsy, but officials said the death is considered a possible suicide.

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  13. Stompers go yard - " at San Quentin, that isRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    For their first road game of the exhibition season, the Sonoma Stompers will jump from the minor leagues to the Big House - as our local squad travels up Highway 101 on Thursday, May 28 to face a team of inmate athletes at San Quentin State Prison. The Stompers, looking to finalize their 2015 Opening Day roster, will face the team comprised of inmates from San Quentin's two team, the A's and the Giants, who play regularly at the prison's "Field of Dreams."

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  14. Inside America's Juvenile-Detention SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | TIME.com

    ... Guest speakers have included Piper Kerman, the author of Orange Is the New Black ; a transgender prison guard at San Quentin; the clinical physiologist Maryam Kia-Keating; and the black-studies professor Gaye Theresa Johnson (the latter two speaking ...

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  15. San Quentin's Death Row Is Running Out Of RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [] A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. SAN QUENTIN - San Quentin's Death Row is home to some of the state's most notorious criminals, but the prison may be running out of room for them, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to ask for millions of dollars to pay for more cells.

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  16. Crime novelist explores La Jolla's 'dark underbelly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... investigator, chasing after adulterers and longing for a case that matters. He gets one, involving a prisoner in San Quentin who may have been wrongly convicted of murder. It turns out to be more complicated - and dangerous - than he imagined. ...

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  17. Governor seeks $3.2 million for more death row cells at San QuentinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    Death row guards work at San Quentin State Prison in 2001. The state has more than 700 condemned inmates, including some in their 80s.

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  18. Bard behind bars: Prison inmates perform 'Macbeth'Read the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Daily Republic

    ... as part of its social justice program. For the past 12 years, Marin Shakespeare has offered weekly classes at San Quentin. "Macbeth" was its first offering at California State Prison, Solano thanks to an Arts-in-Corrections grant. The weekly classes ...

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  19. Steve Glazer farewell speech to Orindans and City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Halfway To Concord

    ... All I did was take Jerry Brown's parking space. The governor, using arbitrary powers, then sent me to jail at San Quentin. But when I did get sworn in, I wore a new suit. Unfortunately, it was an orange jump suit. And it was designed by Martha ...

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  20. San Quentin's Death Row ChaplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CBN.com

    He could have become an inmate at San Quentin, but instead, Earl Smith became the chaplain at one of America's most feared prisons and was determined to help others find God's plan for their lives.

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