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Hacking Insulin

An Oakland group of scientists and laypeople want to make insulin affordable to everyone.
October 04, 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

Anti-Semitism on the Island

Jewish families say Alameda schools have failed to adequately address bigotry.
September 27, 2017

Spirits Alley Gains Ground

Admiral Maltings crafts a key brewing ingredient at Alameda Point.
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

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