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School in Early August?

Oakland Unified is planning to start school on Aug. 13 next year, and some parents and camp directors don’t like it.

Hacking Insulin

An Oakland group of scientists and laypeople want to make insulin affordable to everyone.

Our Backyard: History Diminished

Contra Costa County selected its first black female district attorney. But the decision was marred by plagiarism and politics.

Anti-Semitism on the Island

Jewish families say Alameda schools have failed to adequately address bigotry.

Bridging Tech’s Diversity Gap

Learners Guild reboots technology education with a new model.

Spirits Alley Gains Ground

Admiral Maltings crafts a key brewing ingredient at Alameda Point.

Redefining Women’s Work

Frailty Myths wants to empower women, one woodworking workshop at a time.

Prosecuting the President

East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is among a group of Golden State ex-prosecutors who are connecting the dots in the Trump-Russia case.

Throwing Sticks in the Woods

Oakland-based Bay Area Wilderness Training trains teachers to bring their students outdoors.

Finding Their Voice

Oakland School for the Arts’ a cappella ensemble, Vocal Rush, forms students into instruments of change, for themselves and society.