Zaineb Mohammed, http://newamericamedia.org/2011/10/occupy-berkeley-why-so-quiet.php Share

Occupy Berkeley, Why So Quiet?

by Zaineb Mohammed Police tear-gassing crowds. Reports of protestors throwing bottles at cops. A local arm of a widespread movement garnering national attention. These aren’t new to the Bay Area, but...
Lisa Marie Rollins by All About George, http://www.flickr.com/photos/allaboutgeorge/4529082000/in/photostream/ Share

‘Ungrateful Daughter’ takes stage beginning TODAY – looks at transracial adoptees

Lisa Marie Rollins is a skilled and powerful performer, poet and playwright. Adopted in the 1970s, she was the only child of color in her parent’s white world. Rollins’ insights about growing up as a...
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Oakland ethics commission close to restarting (Analysis)

More than three months after its executive director stepped down, the Oakland Public Ethics Commission may be close to restarting its work. Oakland officials said they expect a new director will be in place...