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Redefining Women’s Work

Frailty Myths wants to empower women, one woodworking workshop at a time.
September 13, 2017

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.
September 11, 2017

Throwing Sticks in the Woods

Oakland-based Bay Area Wilderness Training trains teachers to bring their students outdoors.
September 06, 2017

Finding Their Voice

Oakland School for the Arts’ a cappella ensemble, Vocal Rush, forms students into instruments of change, for themselves and society.
September 06, 2017

What’s Worse than Finals? The Lack of Housing

When it comes to housing its students, UC Berkeley is anything but the University of California’s crown jewel.
September 05, 2017

Lake Temescal’s Future Could Be in Doubt

The popular lake has closed four consecutive years because of toxic algae blooms—an increasing problem found around the globe.
August 31, 2017

Garbage Out

Plans to move California Waste Solutions appear to have stalled amid increasing neighbor complaints of trash, stench, and rats at its West Oakland facility.
August 30, 2017

Making the Poor Pay Twice

Alameda County’s newest courthouse has been criticized for limiting access for the county’s poorest residents—who are exactly the people who paid for it.
August 28, 2017

A Better Housing Plan

Activists won commitments from Bay Area planners to find ways to build more affordable housing in the region.
August 22, 2017

Thelton’s Orders

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.
August 07, 2017