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Life Inside October 1
I first joined the San Quentin fire department to get my own room, eat well and train dogs. It ended up being the most important experience of my life.
News September 2
“When people are in need, they don’t give a shit where you’re from or what your history is.”
Life Inside August 13
Despite coronavirus-related lockdown and a skittish staff, prisoners at California Women’s Facility pulled off a full-fledged memorial service for a beloved long-termer.
Feature July 22
Field trainers "are part of the old guard of the department. They teach the old way of doing things."
Coronavirus July 16
But not because of COVID-19 releases.
Life Inside July 9
I’m a Cambodian-American from Long Beach, California. But to a prison system that limits its population categories to “Black,” “White” and “Hispanic,” I’m the race version of a misfit toy.
Life Inside June 4
Visiting my son in jail for the first time, I know that I cannot protect him. Although he is too young to drink, the criminal justice system regards him as an adult.
Coronavirus May 27
A county trying to reopen its economy wrestles with a virus outbreak in prison.
Coronavirus May 26
For many people leaving prison during the pandemic, closed DMVs mean closed doors.
Coronavirus May 15
A new lawsuit says crowded meals and dorms increase coronavirus risk.