In: Bay & Beyond

A Change Is Gonna Come

By: Arash Malekzadeh Riot gear hung from the tense hands of three rows of San Francisco Police Department officers, positioned austerely…

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Urban Hands in Urban Lands : A Community Reclaims Public Land Through Farming

By: Priscilla Salahuddin When Edgar Molina was in High School, he threw his food from the cafeteria onto the grass around…

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How the Bay Area Grows

By: Tessa Murphy Growing Up Farms, located in a once-unused warehouse in the Crocker-Amazon neighborhood, uses a developing strategy called aquaponics…

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When Life Gives You Lemons…Race Them

By: Jasmine Williams The Sonoma sun rays shone down on squinty-eyed spectators sprinkled across the bleachers surrounding Sonoma Raceway. The car…

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A Monthly Challenge: The Bay Area homeless population struggles to find access to feminine care products

Written By: Sekinat Shiwoku   Mary recalls crying and writhing in pain as she sat to await treatment for toxic shock…

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From Farm to Bong

By: Brandy Miceli The inflammation, swollen cartilage, and swollen joint linings that come with 39-year-old Amanda Reiman’s foot arthritis keep her…

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The Age of Tech : While Tech Companies Create Younger Environments, The “Not-So-Young” Struggle

By: Eric Nyulassy All you can eat food around the clock. Beautifully landscaped grass as far as the eye can see….

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What’s Growing On

By: Stephanie LaRue At 11:30 a.m., the fenced-in slope a block up the hill from the Bayview’s busy Third Street didn’t…

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The Aftermath

Dolores Piper (left), great aunt of Derrick Gaines, and Gaines’ half-brother Michael Red (right), 7, pose for a portrait in their…

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Everybody Must Get Stoned

Jimi Woodliff, known as “Jimi McMenace,” (right) and Joel “Joe Killmeister” Pacheco (left) are put into a headlock by Dustin “Rick Scott…

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A Family That Grows Together

With her son’s hand on her arm, Leah, owner of a Trinity County farm, presents her family’s crop. A Rockwellian portrait…

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When Preparation Becomes Risk

Michael Slater, 27, presents his Truvada pill – a medication that prevents HIV by 99 percent. Photos by Martin Bustamante By…

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