San Quentin Among Aging California Prisons That Need Major Fixes, Study FindsCalifornia's 12 oldest prisons, some dating to the mid-1800s, need major repairs or replacements if they are to continue housing about a third of the state's inmate population.
'Quentin Cooks' Program Teaches San Quentin Inmates Fine Culinary SkillsThe unique culinary program Quentin Cooks at San Quentin State Prison recruits professional chefs who volunteer to teach inmates cooking skills required to work in a commercial restaurant.
Cop Killer On San Quentin's Death Row Found Dead In His CellA man who was sentenced to death for killing an off-duty police captain during an attempted robbery in Southern California was found dead in his cell at San Quentin State Prison, officials said.
Former San Quentin Inmate Runs As Free Man At Boston MarathonA San Francisco man who's running in Monday's Boston Marathon has had a unique training regimen: he's spent years doing laps inside San Quentin State Prison.
Victims' Parents Urge Gov. Newsom To Stop Death Penalty ReprieveParents of Californians murdered by people now on death row launched a statewide tour to urge Gov. Gavin Newsom to reverse his moratorium on executions.
PHOTOS: Bay Area Inmates On Death Row At San Quentin State PrisonThere are currently 737 inmates on the state's death row, the nation's largest. Among the condemned inmates, here are some of the Bay Area's notorious killers.
Former San Quentin Inmate Walks Free After New Law On Murder ConvictionsA California man whose murder conviction was vacated following passage of a law changing the felony murder rule was set to walk out of San Quentin State Prison Friday after serving 15 years of a 25 years-to-life sentence.
Inmate Takes Unlikely Path From San Quentin To Freedom: PodcastingWalter "Earlonne" Woods was recently released from San Quentin State Prison after California Gov. Jerry Brown commuted his 31-years-to-life sentence for attempted armed robbery.
Inmate Who Escaped San Quentin, Carjacked SUV, Arrested At Taco BellA San Quentin inmate who had walked away from the prison on Wednesday and carjacked his way to the Central Coast, is back behind bars in San Luis Obispo.
Surveillance Video Shows Escaped San Quentin Inmate Stealing Car In San RafaelAn inmate who walked away from San Quentin State Prison work crew may be connected to a carjacking that happened nearby on Wednesday night, according to prison officials.
CDCR: Inmate Deaths On San Quentin Death Row Not RelatedState corrections officials don’t believe the deaths of two inmates who likely committed suicide at San Quentin State Prison this past weekend are related.
Newly-Released Photos Document Historic Johnny Cash Prison PerformancesNewly-released photographs now on display in San Francisco show Johnny Cash as he performed at Folsom Prison in 1968, and later at San Quentin State Prison in 1969.
Jury: Female San Quentin Prison Worker Turned Killer Into Sex SlaveA federal court jury has awarded $65,000 to a convicted murderer in San Quentin State Prison after finding he was turned into a "sex slave" by a female prison worker.
Death Row Inmate From LA Dies At San QuentinA death row inmate who was condemned for a Southern California crime spree that included multiple rapes and murder has been found dead in his cell at 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.