The People Issue

Painting Our World

STEFEN is a primarily self-taught artist and muralist, who after leaving Nevada and traveling...

Reviving a Marginalized Culture

On a recent sunny Thursday in Berk­eley, lunch-goers flocked to the leafy back patio...

Best Civil Rights Lawyer You May Not Have Heard...

Oscar Grant. Mario Woods. Alex Nieto. When the names of these Black and brown men...

Packing a Whole Lotta Soul Into a Tiny Food...

Bernadine Sewell's restaurant, Pinky & Red's, occupies a small kiosk in UC Berkeley's student...

Oldest School T-Shirt Vendor

"Old School" Copes's van can be seen just about every Saturday across the street...

Making Whatever’s in Front of Her Interesting

It's no slam to say that Jenny Odell's art is like a colossal yawn....

Best, Most Prolific Podcaster

As Game Of Thrones was in it final season, Vulture did a roundup of...

Champion of Richmond Education

Retired teacher Mike Peritz has been a local educator for more than 50 years,...

Breaking Ground on the State of Human Communications

Anyone who's ever gotten into a political argument online may recall thinking to themselves...

Believer in Food as a Catalyst for Change

Food entrepreneurship runs in chef Rashad Armstead's blood. His great-grandmother, Sarah Rawls, opened up shop...

Best Street Clown

Alameda's own Kenny The Clown will do anything to make people smile. One yelper...

Master of Volleyball

For the past 29 years, director Roy Ching has shared his passion for volleyball...

Best Citizen Keeping Police Accountable: Gerald Smith

As Gerald Smith has been receiving threats from the far right, the Express is...

Best Child Prodigy: Francis Lau

Francis Lau. Credits: Photo by Pat Mazzera Age 12 finds many of us in...
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