.Ari Nussbaum

Aug 14, 2014

State Lawmakers Consider LGBTQ-Friendly Birth Certificates

A bill in Sacramento could force the California Department of Public Health to modify birth certificates in California to be more LGBTQ-friendly. The legislation,...
Aug 8, 2014

Lawmakers Consider Controversial Bill That Would Require Adult Film Actors to Wear Condoms and...

A bill currently in the California Assembly could force adult film-makers to adopt a “no glove, no love” rule, which would mandate that all...
Aug 1, 2014

Science Magazine Apologizes to Congresswoman for Sexist Cover Image

Science magazine apologized this week to Bay Area Congresswoman Jackie Speier, who had strongly criticized the organization last week for a sexist —...
Jul 18, 2014

Oakland May Back New Statewide Rules for Rooftop Solar

The Oakland City Council is considering whether to back statewide legislation that would bring California closer to its solar energy goals. The bill, AB...
Jul 16, 2014

Cal Grads Try to Save UC Berkeley’s Peace and Conflict Studies Program

Two UC Berkeley alums are fighting to save the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) major at Cal — a program that began nearly three...
Jul 3, 2014

Broadway Streetcar Open House on July 10

On July 10, an open house will take place at Oakland City Hall to discuss a public transit expansion that could boost economic growth...
Jun 24, 2014

Marriage Equality Activists Push for Social Security Benefits

In the past month, an online petition — on the campaign platform CREDO Mobilize — that urges Congress to extend Social Security benefits to...
Jun 17, 2014

Whooping Cough Epidemic in California

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has declared a pertussis epidemic, reporting thousands of cases of the disease across the state. Pertussis, commonly...