San Quentin Faces $421,880 In CalOSHA Fines Over Employee Safety Violations During COVID-19 Outbreak CalOSHA has proposed levying $421,880 in fines against San Quentin State Prison for allegedly endangering its employees during a massive COVID-19 outbreak that sickened more than 2,000 inmates and 427 employees and claimed 29 lives including one guard.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Louis Peoples Found Dead In His CellA Stockton man sentenced to death for the murders of four people in 1997 was found dead in his cell on at San Quentin State Prison, prison officials said Wednesday.
Pinole Cop Killer James Odle Dies Of Natural Causes On San Quentin's Death Row A California inmate condemned to death nearly four decades ago for killing Pinole Police Officer Floyd “Bernie” Swartz during a shootout died Friday of natural causes at age 71, prison officials said.
Scott Peterson To Remain At San Quentin During Hearings For Possible RetrialA judge ruled Friday that convicted murderer Scott Peterson will stay at San Quentin instead of being transferred to the San Mateo County Jail for a possible retrial.
Court Orders Immediate Release Or Transfer 1,700 San Quentin Prison Inmates Over COVID OutbreakA state appeals court ordered San Quentin State Prison on Tuesday to immediately cut its inmate population by half, which would require transferring or releasing about 1,700 inmates, over the state's inability to manage a deadly COVID-19 outbreak at the prison.
California Sued Over Death Of San Quentin Prisoner From COVID-19The family of a San Quentin State Prison inmate who died from COVID-19 filed a suit against the State of California and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation over his death.
San Quentin Inmate Emon Barnes To Be Released After 19 Years Amid New Questions About ConvictionA Southern California man who spent 19 years in prison for a gang-related shooting will be released from San Quentin State Prison, a judge ordered Friday.
San Quentin Reports 26th Inmate Dies from COVID-19San Quentin State Prison officials announced Friday that a prisoner died from COVID-19 complications, the 26th inmate to die of the virus since the outbreak began in March. 
San Quentin Death Row Inmate Dean Dunlap Dies At San Bernardino County HospitalAnother condemned inmate from San Quentin State Prison, Dean Eric Dunlap, has died at an outside hospital, corrections officials announced Wednesday.
Bay Area Public Defenders Ask State To Release At-Risk San Quentin Inmates Amid COVID OutbreakFour Bay Area public defenders are collaborating to seek the release of non-violent inmates from San Quentin State Prison, where a coronavirus outbreak has claimed 25 lives, a top lawyer in the San Francisco Public Defender's office said Wednesday.
San Quentin Prison Guard Battling COVID-19 Dies in San Jose HospitalA veteran San Quentin prison guard has become the first employee at that facility to die amid a COVID-19 outbreak at the prison, state officials said.