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Apr 16, 2024

The 411 on 4/20: Then and Now

When I co-founded Harborside Health Center in 2006 in Oakland, the popularity of the 4/20 holiday was just beginning to seriously rev up. At that time the medical cannabis framework in California had been in place for 10 years. By 2006 enough legal patients existed to make 4/20 a...
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New Components in Housing Equation
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Mar 19, 2024

New Components in Housing Equation

When Bishop George Matthews of Oakland’s Genesis Worship Center talks about the 17 new units of transitional housing on church property, and the rehabbed house across the street now providing room for five more formerly incarcerated people,...
The Higher Cost of Rising Health Insurance
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Mar 5, 2024

The Higher Cost of Rising Health Insurance

This article was produced by Capital & Main and is copublished here with permission. Sign up for Capital & Main’s newsletter. For most California residents, and the vast majority of the state’s lower-income workers, the cost of health insurance has been running away...
Prepping for the Primary Election
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Feb 27, 2024

Prepping for the Primary Election

As the March 5 primary election approaches, many voters are just now considering their choices. Below is information about some of the most impactful races—nationally, statewide and locally. United States Senate With the death of longtime senator Dianne Feinstein,...
Mental Health Advocates Rate Prop 1 a Zero
Feb 20, 2024

Mental Health Advocates Rate Prop 1 a Zero

Julia Ford was in the third trimester of her pregnancy when she moved out of an abandoned school bus in Oakland and into the Healthy Babies Project transitional housing. The shelter came with a treatment program founded...
AG Bonta Talks 'People Power' in Oakland
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Feb 20, 2024

AG Bonta Talks ‘People Power’ in Oakland

On Feb. 8, Rob Bonta gave the keynote speech at the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture held at Beebe Memorial Cathedral in Oakland. During his speech, Bonta shared his journey from being a “brown boy born...
Ava DuVernay's New Film Makes the Caste Connection
Feb 13, 2024

Ava DuVernay’s New Film Makes the Caste Connection

What does the act of a racist vigilante have to do with the caste system in India that works to the detriment of the Dalits, Jewish people during the Holocaust and the system of slavery that’s in...
Oakland Coaches Trained to Support Young Athletes' Mental Health
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Feb 6, 2024

Oakland Coaches Trained to Support Young Athletes’ Mental Health

This article was produced by Capital & Main and is copublished here with permission. Sign up for Capital & Main’s newsletter. When gunshots ring out around the parks where Oakland Soccer Club practices, the teenage athletes keep their focus on...
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