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Inmate Known As ‘Oracle Of San Quentin’ Gains Reputation Of Being Stock-Picking Guru

On Thursday nights at San Quentin, inmates pack a classroom to hear from a man they call “The Oracle.”

12/05/2014

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Inmate On San Quentin Death Row Since 1995 Dies Of Natural Causes

State prisons officials say a San Quentin death row inmate convicted of two 1985 murders in Los Angeles has died of natural causes.

11/05/2014

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Hayward Rape Suspect Arrested After Using Victim’s Credit Card For Car Wash, Sexual Enhancement Pills

Alameda 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.

05/29/2014

Ronald Ross was freed from custody on February 21, 2013, after his attempted murder conviction was overturned. (CBS)

Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Attempted Murder Sues City Of Oakland

A 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.

02/22/2014

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San Quentin Prison Inmate Plunges To His Death

A prisoner serving a life sentence at San Quentin who fell four stories on Tuesday died on Wednesday, prison officials said.

01/23/2014

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Project Gives San Quentin Inmates A Chance At Tech Jobs

A 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.

11/29/2013

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Inmates Learn Tech Sector From Silicon Valley Pros

The rigorous, six-month training teaches carefully selected inmates the ins and outs of designing and launching technology firms, using local experts as volunteer instructors.

11/25/2013

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Death Row Inmate Commits Suicide In San Quentin Prison

A death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison committed suicide in his cell late Friday night, prison spokesman Lt. Sam Robinson said.

10/08/2013

San Quentin execution chamber

Gov. Brown Drops Appeal Of 3-Drug Execution Method

California prison officials say they won’t appeal to the state Supreme Court a ruling invalidating the state’s three-drug cocktail means of execution.

07/10/2013

San Quentin execution chamber

Court Finds California Erred In New Lethal Injection Rules

Corrections 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.

05/31/2013

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