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In California to date, only about 42% of guards and 57% of all prison staffers are fully vaccinated. (iStock)

Judge requires COVID vaccines for California prison guards

Mandate would ‘lower the risk of preventable death among incarcerated persons’

  • Sep 28, 2021

 

Donald Ray Debose exercises in the yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row in San Quentin, Calif. Tuesday, August 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

$14.5M awarded to California prison rehabilitation programs

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is donating $14.5 million…

 

Darius Gilbert (Photo courtesy FBI)

SF man sentenced to three decades in prison for bank robberies

A San Francisco man known as a the “Clean Cut Bandit” was…

Darius Gilbert (Photo courtesy FBI)
The main entrance of San Quentin State Prison's death row in San Quentin, Calif. Tuesday, August 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

LA teacher charged with smuggling cellphones, heroin into San Quentin

An assistant teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District has been…

The main entrance of San Quentin State Prison's death row in San Quentin, Calif. Tuesday, August 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Joey Perez speaks to the media while in the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row in San Quentin, Calif. Tuesday, August 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Behind the gates: The ‘living hell’ on San Quentin’s death row

In 1998, Wayne Adam Ford turned himself into authorities in Humboldt County…

Joey Perez speaks to the media while in the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row in San Quentin, Calif. Tuesday, August 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Father Cameron Faller of Restorative Justice Ministry drops holy water during a vigil for Kathryn Steinle on July 6, 2015, at Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was fatally shot while she was at the pier with her father and a family friend on July 1, 2015. (Beck Diefenbach/AP)

Reframing negative immigrant narratives

It’s no secret that Donald Trump and other extremists are fanning the…

Father Cameron Faller of Restorative Justice Ministry drops holy water during a vigil for Kathryn Steinle on July 6, 2015, at Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was fatally shot while she was at the pier with her father and a family friend on July 1, 2015. (Beck Diefenbach/AP)
TV host Wendy Williams (pictured in 2014) accused Beyoncé, Jay Z and designer Rachel Roy for pulling a publicity stunt to sell Beyoncé’s new album. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Wendy Williams has a few words for Beyoncé, Jay Z and Rachel Roy

Wendy Williams has inserted herself into the Beyoncé and Rachel Roy debacle…

TV host Wendy Williams (pictured in 2014) accused Beyoncé, Jay Z and designer Rachel Roy for pulling a publicity stunt to sell Beyoncé’s new album. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Arvaughn Williams, 17, speaks during a school board meeting about growing up with an incarcerated parent. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF schools to reassess curriculum for kids with incarcerated parents

Arvaughn Williams was a freshman at City Arts and Technology High School…

Arvaughn Williams, 17, speaks during a school board meeting about growing up with an incarcerated parent. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors vote down proposal to build a new jail. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF supes unanimously turn down plan to build new jail

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday against building a new…

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors vote down proposal to build a new jail. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
President Barack Obama speaks at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution,  in El Reno, Okla., Thursday, July 16, 2015. (Evan Vucci/AP Photo)

Obama visits prison to call for a fairer justice system

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — President Barack Obama got a first-hand look…

President Barack Obama speaks at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution,  in El Reno, Okla., Thursday, July 16, 2015. (Evan Vucci/AP Photo)
Mel Evans/APA police officer walks near a truck carrying children from the home of Teresa Giudice

'Real Housewife' Teresa Giudice swaps home cooking for prison chow

Goodbye cannoli cupcakes, hello Fruity Dyno Bites: Reality star Teresa Giudice has…

Mel Evans/APA police officer walks near a truck carrying children from the home of Teresa Giudice
Julie Jacobson/APIn this May 13

Is O.J. Simpson hooking up in prison? Transgender lover says yes

San Francisco native O.J. Simpson has been in many dubious places since…

Julie Jacobson/APIn this May 13
Julio Cortez/AP"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice

Giudices of 'Real Housewives' sentenced to prison for fraud

The married stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are trading…

Julio Cortez/AP"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice

To cut STD rate, state considers condoms in prison

SACRAMENTO — California prisoners have unprotected sexual contact, forced or consensual, even…

Getty Images File PhotoMichael Jackson's alleged killer

Conrad Murray makes phone call, says he can’t use his hands

If you listen to Conrad Murray’s latest plea via voicemail for “help”…

Getty Images File PhotoMichael Jackson's alleged killer
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerVisiting hours: Marie Anglin Widner

Sisters of fugitives visit Alcatraz 50 years later

Marie Anglin Widner and Mearl Anglin Taylor both believe their brothers, John…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerVisiting hours: Marie Anglin Widner