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Sickle Cell: The Last Health-Care Frontier for Black Lives

While the genetic disease received widespread attention during the Civil Rights Movement, researchers and doctors say patients continue to suffer from a lack of adequate treatment.
September 13, 2018

Scooters Arrive in Oakland, Like It or Not

Residents have been zipping down city streets on the battery-powered two wheelers, even as San Francisco temporarily shut them down.
September 12, 2018

Learn to Cast at the Oakland Casting Club

The little-known club in the Oakland hills has a long history of champions, and anyone can join.
September 11, 2018

About the OUSD Deficit

Reader feedback on last month's issue.
September 10, 2018

Editor's Note: Connections

September 10, 2018

Saving the Sea

Based in Alameda, DOER Marine Operations creates cutting-edge machines for deep-sea exploration. The challenge is keeping the equipment in the right hands.
September 10, 2018

Spreading a Message of Hope to End Suicide

Nancy Salamy is trying to end suicide one call, text, and program at a time.
September 6, 2018

Explaining Construction in the Produce Market and Waterfront Warehouse Districts

It’s sort of a mess there with major PG&E and other construction projects temporarily upending the neighborhoods.
September 5, 2018

The Berkeley Schools Labor Caucus Is Another Voice for Teachers

The group formed several years ago in order to pressure the teachers’ union to take a tougher stance on protecting workers’ rights. Now, in light of a recent Supreme Court decision, they’re finally feeling more emboldened.
September 5, 2018

O’Dowd Drama Head Raises the Standard for High School Acting

With Dennis Kohles calling the shots for the Bishop O’Dowd High School drama department, amateur high school actors learn what it takes to become pros.
September 4, 2018