San Quentin State Prison

Cooling Towers Blamed For Legionnaires' Disease At PrisonDirty cooling towers were to blame for an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has sickened dozens of inmates and at least four employees at San Quentin State Prison since late August, according to a report Thursday.
Officials: 95 San Quentin Inmates Have Legionnaires' SymptomsOfficials say the number of inmates at San Quentin State Prison under observation for respiratory illness symptoms has increased to 95.
Dozens Under Observation As Legionnaires' Hits San QuentinDozens of San Quentin prisoners were under observation Saturday after an inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, prompting a weekend halt to visitors and limited drinking water supplies at the Northern California lockup.
California Inmate Dies While Awaiting Execution A 66-year-old inmate has died while awaiting execution at San Quentin State Prison for a 1988 murder in Sacramento County.
San Quentin Inmate Dies After Falling 4 Stories State prisons officials say an inmate has died at San Quentin State Prison after a four-story fall at the facility.
Inmates Learn Tech Sector From Silicon Valley Pros The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
Man Who Killed Two Riverside County Deputies Dies On Death RowTimothy Russell, 53, was found unresponsive in his cell late Friday and declared dead at the prison early Saturday, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement.
San Quentin Death Row Inmate From Contra Costa County Found Dead In CellA San Quentin death row inmate from Contra Costa County was found dead in his cell late Sunday evening.
Death Row Inmate From Sacramento County Dies In CellAn inmate on death row at San Quentin State Prison was found dead in his cell Thursday morning.
4 Inmates Hurt In San Quentin RiotOfficials say at least four San Quentin State Prison inmates were seriously injured during a riot on an exercise yard.
Death Row Inmate Dies Of Natural CausesA man on death row for killing three college students more than three decades ago has died of natural causes, according to prison officials.
Former San Quentin Worker Facing Drug ChargesA former worker at San Quentin State Prison is facing possible prison time over allegations he brought marijuana into the prison to sell to an inmate.
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