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Taking Their Game Online

After leaving newspapers behind, Tim Kawakami and Marcus Thompson II now helm a subscription-based internet site that’s off to a fast start.
December 06, 2017

Jon Carroll Checks In

The longtime columnist talks successors, free speech, and Trump.
November 23, 2017

Brad Johnson Turns Iconic Diesel Into East Bay Booksellers

A self-described bookstore evangelistic zealot, an Alamedan convinces booklovers to come together to re-launch an indie bookstore.
November 13, 2017

For Moms, By Moms

An Oakland mother co-created a solution to the eternal problem of work-life balance.
November 01, 2017

Her World Is the Stage

Elizabeth McKoy has turned Berkeley Playhouse into a vibrant theater organization that features professional and youth musical productions.
October 30, 2017

Michael Horse the Actor and Artist Are One

Twin Peaks’ Deputy Hawk turns art into a political act with ledger art.
October 23, 2017

Leaving Their Cameras Off

Despite adopting body cameras in 2012, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office has rarely used them during lethal force incidents, and implementation isn’t done.
October 02, 2017

Our Backyard: History Diminished

Contra Costa County selected its first black female district attorney. But the decision was marred by plagiarism and politics.
September 28, 2017

Bridging Tech’s Diversity Gap

Learners Guild reboots technology education with a new model.
September 25, 2017

Redefining Women’s Work

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