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Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Violence against women is everybody’s problem (Community Voices)

By Yasmin Golan Last week, the body of a 23-year-old woman was found badly beaten to death in a park in my neighborhood. I co-operate a farm stand a few blocks away, and I pass the park at least a few times a week. I ran into the Neighborhood Watch two days after her death

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Oakland Doctor Shares Teen Stories of Suffering & Resiliency Amidst Violence

by Ryan White Oakland pediatrician Dr. Barbara Staggers could tell you stories until your heart breaks. She recalls a 15-year-old boy who came in to her clinic asking for a hug, because he knew he’d soon be shot dead,...