California executions on hold, but coronavirus killing San Quentin inmates

Masters chatted with a neighbor, 75-year-old Joseph Cordova, who arrived to Death Row in 2007 after being sentenced for the rape and murder of an 8-year-old San Pablo girl. Cordova and Masters had recently gotten sick with the virus around the same time. “I asked him how he was doing,” Masters recalled. “He said he […]

Newsom to release 8,000 prisoners in California by end of August amid coronavirus outbreaks

The first round of releases will free people who have 180 days or less to serve on their sentence, making about 4,800 prisoners eligible for release by the end of the month, officials said. Additional reviews will be conducted for incarcerated people with a year or less to serve, and those who live in one […]

‘Governor Newsom, save our lives. We’re dying in here’: Demonstrators plea for San Quentin inmates’ release

Public figures such as state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, and four Assembly members spoke alongside Bay Area public defenders and medical experts, but the coalition’s youngest members have amassed some of its largest support. On Saturday, five teenagers from Urban School in San Francisco started an online petition that more than 2,200 young people […]

San Quentin Death Row inmates who have died from COVID-19

Twelve death row prisoners at San Quentin have died of complications related to the coronavirus. They are:

Coronavirus live updates: Nearly half of all people testing positive in SF between 18-40 years old

11:12 a.m. AARP jumps on Trump statement about tax that funds Social Security: President Trump’s vow to defer payroll taxes by executive order for coronavirus relief and seek to “terminate the tax” if he’s re-elected, drew immediate objection from AARP, the powerful lobby and watchdog group that looks out for older Americans. Many lawmakers “agree […]

Bay Briefing: Coronavirus cases explode among the young

Originally from Jordan, Abutaha sought authentic shawarma in the Bay Area for years before trying to make his own. Through YouTube videos and books, he perfected the process of loading marinated chicken pieces on a vertical spit to produce the restaurant’s delicious wraps.

The murders most foul: He was jailed for the callous slaughter of three people… but did the Beast of Belgravia actually butcher ELEVEN victims?

That’s because his killing spree, as horrific as that of Jack the Ripper, happened in 1942 when Britain was at war. His trial took place the same week that Singapore fell to the Japanese and two German battleships forced their way down the Straits of Dover, shooting down 15 RAF bombers and 17 fighter aircraft.

Dr. Michael Baden on Jeffrey Epstein’s death: Many questions still unanswered after one year

“They are now awaiting federal trial and can get up to 15 years for not saying what the findings were when they found the body,” he continued, noting that the guards were supposed to go to trial back in March, but the trial is still pending because of the coronavirus.

Blankenship defends controversial remarks, addresses critics

MACCALLUM: All right. So, this is interesting, because The Washington Post reported today, and there are sort of different versions of this, but I want to read this to you: “In the wake of a testy March 5th meeting, Mueller’s team agreed to provide the president’s lawyers with more specific information about the subject that […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Negotiators signal relief bill stuck, not dead

On Sunday, Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Sunday shows – Trump coronavirus executive orders reverberate Pelosi: ‘Of course there’s room for compromise’ on 0-per-week unemployment benefit MORE (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Sunday […]