Columns & Editorials

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...

When It’s Time For a Tax: Measure Q and...

New taxes spark debate and disgruntlement, and it's no exception with Oakland's Measure Q,...

Coming Home: My Love-Hate Relationship With the Bay Area

When I first heard the line, "You don't get to hate San Francisco; you...

The Time to Fight Coal in Oakland Is Now

Two years ago, I stood with a group of other young people and allies...

Homelessness Is a Tragedy When Solutions Are at Hand

Just before Thanksgiving, St. Mary's Center will open our Emergency Winter Shelter two weeks...

Let’s Speak Truth About America’s Housing Crisis

Recently, I was asked by Sen. Kamala Harris to host a tour of the...

Rooted or Uprooted in Oakland?

As the A's prepare for the postseason, talk of their proposed new ballpark complex...

AB5 is Bad For Journalism

In their zeal to outlaw the gig economy, supporters of the legislation known as...

Reform of the Gig Economy A Wonderful Thing

The passage of AB5, ensuring workers like drivers for Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash receive...

Bay Area Governments Taking Action on Wage Theft

 Cesar Sanchez Fewer than two years ago, many Bay Area residents were appalled to learn...
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