Columns & Editorials

Capital ‘B’ for ‘Black’

Last month, The Associated Press announced it would capitalize the "b" in "Black" when...

It’s time for Alameda to rename Jackson Park

I grew up in Alameda and spent many glorious childhood summers in our parks....

At Large

Regular readers may have noticed some minor changes in recent editions of the East...

Housing Needs Cycle Should Match Population and Jobs

The Bay Area’s housing crisis is decades in the making. For too long, the...

Police in Schools

I graduated from Oakland Technical High School this year. I spent 13 years as...

Implicit Bias

When I was 7 years old, my implicit biases against Black people began to...

A Chance to Reimagine Food Distribution

The image of empty shelves in produce aisles has become commonplace during the Covid-19...

Training Your Mind for the New Normal

The ongoing pandemic has understandably left people feeling anxious about the future. While sheltering...

Will Lawsuits Do What Covid Can’t?

Small-business owners across California answered the call by remaining open during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Don’t Impede the Future of Care

As many Californians know from getting braces or filling cavities, dental care can be...

Saving the News

If the coronavirus crisis has taught us anything, it is that the work of...

The Crisis Underscores the Need to Treat Students as...

If you are a parent, or an educator like me, you are justifiably worried...

Shortchanging Workers in Concord Won’t Pencil Out

The development and re-use project at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station has now...

Happy International RSI Day

Repetition is a part of life. It is how we learn to speak, write...
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