Architect Sabrina Cazarez opens a business where kids can play as they paint, build, sing, dance, swing, or read.
An informal poll reveals Alamedans feel safe on the Island.
An anonymous Bay Farm dad starts an urban art movement of tiny doors hitting the curbs, trees, and public spaces on the Island and spreads a little whimsy.
Paying teachers skilled in Common Core to train their counterparts outside the classroom is one way to better assist learners
Bookseller Nick Petrulakis has a bit of a side gig going. He likes cocktails, he likes books, and what could be a more natural pairing?
Giving voices to the voiceless is the primary goal of Making Contact, a 29-minute public affairs program produced by the National Radio Project in Oakland.
Everyone loves technology, but use it with reason. If it interferes or overwhelms, dial it down.
AI machines out-thinking humans, drones spying on the masses, and umbilical-cord-attached smartphones might indicate a little too much tech.
She inspired us like no other for this inaugural achievement.
Teachers and leaders, scientists and artists, natives and transplants, these people left the East Bay poorer for their passing but a richer place for the memories, the works, and the legacies they left behind. We bid farewell to the friends and heroes we lost this year and remember the ways that they touched our lives.