East Oakland childcare program cares for children and parents
Experts say that the first five years of a child’s life will greatly impact their educational, social and economic futures. This is the story of an Oakland-based program that works with parents and their children to close that gap.
Beer: The Beverage of the People
An Oakland-based beer tasting shop used the Bay Area's Beer Week festival as an opportunity to highlight women's contribution to beer culture.
The first nonwartime Quadrennial Defense Review in 13 years holds special significance. The Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) is a congressionally mandated Department of Defense undertaking to provide a wide-ranging review of strategy, programs, and resources. Specifically, it is intended to provide national defense strategy by defining the force structure, modernization plans, and a budget that […]
California residents pay dearly to live in the Golden state. Nearly half of California residents experienced a “high housing cost burden” in 2012, which means that the cost of their housing — including mortgage, home insurance, utilities and property taxes for homeowners and rent and utilities for renters — consumed more than 30 percent of […]
A weapon in the hands of someone with a history of violence or mental instability is dangerous for anyone, but particularly for victims of domestic violence. More than 810,000 people were victims of violence from an intimate partner in 2012, and the majority of victims (84 percent) were women. More than half of intimate partner […]