Former Inmate's Describes 'Filthy, Contaminated' Conditions Inside San Quentin Amid Growing COVID-19 OutbreakIn a chilling, firsthand account of what it's like inside The Q, an inmate who was released last week, says the prison conditions are filthy and contaminated with germs. He told KPIX5 something needs to be done before everyone inside is exposed to COVID-19.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Spreads To Susanville Prison, Threatens Inmate Firefighting Work CrewsA new threat from the out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison, where nearly a third of the inmate population has become infected with the disease, came to light Wednesday during a state senate hearing probing the handling of the crisis by corrections officials.
July 4th: Rohnert Park Bans Fireworks In Commercial Parking Lots To Prevent Large GatheringsRohnert Park, which has been among a small number of Bay Area cites to sanction the sale of state-approved fireworks, has passed an urgency ordinance.
Reopening: Detroit Tigers Ink Former Petaluma Star Spencer Torkelson To $8.4 Million Signing BonusFormer Petaluma baseball star Spencer Torkelson, the No. 1 overall pick in the Major Leagued draft, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers that includes a $8.4 million signing bonus.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Reaches 1,100 Cases Among Inmates, StaffAn out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison grew to 1,100 confirmed cases among inmates and staff members Monday with seriously ill convicts being transferred to ICU units across the San Francisco Bay Area.
Deceased San Quentin Death Row Inmate Richard Stitely Tests Positive For COVID-19Richard Stitely, a condemned inmate at San Quentin State Prison that was found unresponsive in his cell last week and pronounced dead, was confirmed Monday to have tested positive for COVID-19 as an outbreak at the prison was spreading exponentially.
Sonoma County DA Set To Dismiss More Than 2,700 Pot ConvictionsProsecutors in Sonoma County have announced they are finalizing the dismissal of 2,735 marijuana convictions under a proposition passed by voters in 2016.
Red Flag Warning Prompts Marin County to Close Roads, Recreation Sites MondayRestrictions on public recreation areas in Marin County have been put into effect during the red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service for elevations of 1,000 feet or more from 10 p.m. Sunday to 8 p.m. Monday.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Has Sick Inmates Being Treated At Bay Area HospitalsA still-growing outbreak of COVID-19 at San Quentin State Prison is sending inmates to be treated to ICU's in hospitals across the Bay Area.
Drone Hampers Crews Battling Twin Vegetation Fires Along I-680 North of BeniciaFirefighters battling two vegetation fires burning along Interstate 680 north of Benicia Saturday afternoon were forced to ground aircraft due to interference from a drone in the area.
Photos: Sonoma County Sheriff Marine Rescue Unit Officers Save Horse Stuck Deep in Lakeside MudA horse mired in mud along the shore of Lake Sonoma Wednesday afternoon was freed by nearby boaters working together with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office marine unit
San Quentin Prison COVID-19 Outbreak Tops 700 Confirmed Cases; Reopenings Paused In Neighboring Marin CountyA COVID-19 outbreak among inmates and staff at San Quentin State Prison topped 700 confirmed cases Saturday with plans underway to transfer an undisclosed number of inmates to a state facility in Kern County.
Marin County Rolls Back June 29 COVID-19 Reopening For Some BusinessesPrompted by a spike in coronavirus cases, Marin County announced Friday it will delay the reopening of some businesses that had been told they could restart operations on July 29.
Muir Woods Set To Reopen Monday With RestrictionsMuir Woods National Monument will reopen to the public on Monday -- one of the last sites in the National Park Service to welcome people back after closing because of the coronavirus.
Seriously Ill COVID-19 Infected San Quentin Inmates Transferred Under Guard To Local HospitalsA COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison continued its rapid spread Friday with 539 confirmed cases among the inmate population and another 73 prison employees having been infected with the virus.