New UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ is facing some major challenges. And the university’s first female chancellor might just be the perfect person for the job.
On the eve of his retirement, the federal judge who reshaped the state’s prison system and the Oakland Police Department speaks on his role in the civil rights movement and the future of justice in the Trump era.
Tom Dalzell documents its weirdness with a camera.
After winning a Grammy earlier this year, Oakland musician Fantastic Negrito has been traveling the world and writing new songs with a political bent.
How a busy septuagenarian inspired the city’s reforestation.
People who helped shape the region, the nation, and the world.
Lists can be informative and entertaining but also annoying and arbitrary. Selecting the East Bay’s most important people for The 100 Most Influential East Bay Residents of All Time was all that and more.
Each Sunday in downtown, Bubbles Not Bullets joyfully promotes nonviolence.
Two teen internship programs give high schoolers meaningful health care job experiences in working hospital settings.
Janet Heller, founder of Chapter 510, inspires children to become storytellers.