death row http://kalw.org en The Adjustment Center: Where no one wants to go http://kalw.org/post/adjustment-center-where-no-one-wants-go <p>In 1851, the government of the new state of California legalized executions. But it wasn’t until 1891 that the state legislature required all executions take place within the walls of one of the state’s prisons.</p><p>The state’s first legal execution by hanging took place March 3, 1893 at San Quentin State Prison. Sixty-year-old José Gabriel was convicted and sentenced to death for killing a farming couple near San Diego.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 00:57:50 +0000 Nancy Mullane 18349 at http://kalw.org The Adjustment Center: Where no one wants to go Today on Your Call: Should the death penalty be abolished in California? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-should-death-penalty-be-abolished-california <P></P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px; FONT: 14px Verdana"><SPAN style="LETTER-SPACING: 0px">On today's Your Call, we’ll continue our election coverage with a debate on Proposition 34, which would repeal the death penalty and replace it with life imprisonment without parole. It would also apply retroactively to the sentences of the 725 people currently on California’s Death row. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 18094 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Should the death penalty be abolished in California? Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, April 24, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-tuesday-april-24-2012 <p>The Oakland police department has announced it will reduce the number of officers in the city&rsquo;s most violent blocks, following complaints from residents of the Oakland hills and North Oakland that burglaries have increased in their neighborhoods, according to an article in the <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/04/24/MNMF1O7PGB.DTL">San Francisco Chronicle</a>. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:12:03 +0000 Mary Rees 9558 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, April 24, 2012