State Prison

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

SF Explores Sentencing Panel Ahead Of State Prisoner Influx

The large number of state prison inmates expected to inundate San Francisco county jails has city officials scrambling to reduce the number of prisoners it will have to house.

09/29/2011

Bay Area Rehab Programs Brace For State’s Plan To Free Low-Risk Inmates

Bay Area drug and rehab agencies may see an increase in clientele if the proposal to release low-risk offenders from state prisons to local jails goes through.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/11/2011

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