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Making Contact Uses Radio to Amplify the Voiceless

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.
January 30, 2016

Thoughts on Technology Use

Everyone loves technology, but use it with reason. If it interferes or overwhelms, dial it down.
January 18, 2016

How Much Technology is Too Much Technology?

AI machines out-thinking humans, drones spying on the masses, and umbilical-cord-attached smartphones might indicate a little too much tech.
January 18, 2016

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Is Our East Bay Person of the Year

She inspired us like no other for this inaugural achievement.
January 8, 2016

East Bay Residents Who Touched Our Lives

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.
January 8, 2016

Beth Woulfe Talks About Her Crispian Bakery

A literary baker who loves pies and her bread-loving partner bring a French-inspired take to Park Street.
December 25, 2015

MythBusters Will Go Out With a Bang

TV science geeks Adam Savage and Jamie Hyeman have one season left on the Discovery Channel, but their wacky experiments, explosions, and goofy ideas will live on, thanks to the Science Channel.
December 20, 2015

Best and Worst Gifts

Roosters, scooters, frogs, and kittens are on the list of Alamedans’ favorite and not-so-favorite presents.
December 13, 2015

BART Would be Good for Alameda

Alameda’s Rev. Beth Foote of Fremont’s St. Anne’s Episcopal Church likes what BART could mean for the Island.
November 30, 2015

Rich Ross Has a Thing for Octopuses

A Cal Academy senior scientist studies the larger Pacific striped octopuses, sometimes in his at-home Alameda Lab.
November 26, 2015