San Quentin State Prison

Notorious Member Of 'San Quentin 6' Killed In New Folsom Prison RiotAn inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday.
Inmate Known As 'Oracle Of San Quentin' Gains Reputation Of Being Stock-Picking GuruOn Thursday nights at San Quentin, inmates pack a classroom to hear from a man they call “The Oracle.”
Inmate On San Quentin Death Row Since 1995 Dies Of Natural CausesState prisons officials say a San Quentin death row inmate convicted of two 1985 murders in Los Angeles has died of natural causes.
Hayward Rape Suspect Arrested After Using Victim's Credit Card For Car Wash, Sexual Enhancement PillsAlameda County Sheriff's officials say the suspect who violently raped a 19-year-old woman was arrested after using her credit card to get a car wash and buy sexual enhancement pills.
Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Attempted Murder Sues City Of OaklandA man who spent nearly seven years behind bars after being wrongfully convicted for attempted murder is filing a civil rights suit against the city of Oakland, alleging he was maliciously prosecuted.
San Quentin Prison Inmate Plunges To His DeathA prisoner serving a life sentence at San Quentin who fell four stories on Tuesday died on Wednesday, prison officials said.
Silicon Valley Project Gives San Quentin Inmates A Chance At Tech JobsA Silicon Valley project called, The Last Mile, sets up a group of volunteers with select inmates from San Quentin State Prison to prepare them to join the workforce in tech jobs once they are released.
Inmates Learn Tech Sector From Silicon Valley ProsThe rigorous, six-month training teaches carefully selected inmates the ins and outs of designing and launching technology firms, using local experts as volunteer instructors.
Death Row Inmate Commits Suicide In San Quentin PrisonA death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison committed suicide in his cell late Friday night, prison spokesman Lt. Sam Robinson said.
Gov. Brown Drops Appeal Of 3-Drug Execution MethodCalifornia prison officials say they won't appeal to the state Supreme Court a ruling invalidating the state's three-drug cocktail means of execution.
Court Finds California Erred In New Lethal Injection RulesCorrections officials made several "substantial" procedural errors when they adopted new lethal injection rules, a state appeals court ruled Thursday in a decision that could further delay a resumption of executions in California.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Found Dead In Apparent SuicideSan Quentin death row inmate Justin Alan Helzer, who was convicted in 2004 of five murders in Concord and in Marin County in 2000, committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell Sunday, San Quentin State Prison Lt. Sam Robinson said this afternoon.
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