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Flashback

Thirty Years Ago This WeekBack home—whether home is the Bronx, Oakland or San Francisco— are feared and rejected by other children and adults....

State of Democracy

Really, if you do a little translation of cultural reference points, it’s not that big of a gap from first-term Congresswoman Rashia Tlaib’s much-clucked-about...

The Hard Cell

When the chips were really down for Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter and former Iranian hostage says he’d reflect on one of his...

Border Myths

The nation is currently enduring a lengthy government shutdown because Congress won’t give Donald Trump $5.7 billion for a border wall he said that...

Flashbacks

40 Years Ago This WeekIn the auditorium of the Food and Agriculture Building on N. Street, where Jerry Brown was in the midst of...

Mandated California?

by Elizabeth Aguilera/CALmattersIn a scramble to keep people enrolled in healthcare plans, what did New Jersey, Vermont and the District of Columbia do earlier...

Should I Stay . . .

So where is Gavin Newsom, his wife and four young children going to live when he becomes governor next month? Turns out it’s kind...

Paradise Glossed

It’s been two weeks since the Camp fire broke out in Butte County, and the North Bay air is still filled with smoke from...

Holiday Arts 2018

Ready or not, nearly two months of holiday fun and cheer are coming your way. To help navigate the season and keep your spirits...

Midterm Exam

For years, the policy window for privatizing public schools has been wide open, and what was once considered an extreme or at least rare...