LavaMae.org aims to restore a measure of dignity by filling the simple need for a place to bathe.
Hunger Challenge 2013 raises awareness to the struggles faced by low-income residents in our cities.
by Amy Standen and Jon Brooks Many Bay Area children are heading back to school this week, and in some of those schools kids are in more danger than ever of contracting preventable diseases because of parents who decline to vaccinate their children. Last year, 7.8 percent of Marin County parents – a 1 percent […]
Hundreds of people flocked to central Berkeley on Saturday to take part in Berkeley Spark, a one-day festival that was billed as bringing the spirit of the popular Burning Man Festival to the East Bay. The centerpiece of the festival was the sculpture “Arc of Reflection” by Amy Stabler. Here a young girl looks at […]
(BCN) A bedbug scare has forced Goodwill Industries to shut down two Bay Area warehouses and dispose of loads of donated goods, a spokesman said Tuesday. The infestation, which was confirmed in Goodwill’s San Francisco warehouse by bug-sniffing dogs on Monday, was confined to an isolated area of the 30,000-square-foot storage facility at 11th and […]
by Kelly O’Mara and Olivia Hubert-Allen It turns out it’s not just your imagination that the Bay Area is full of skinny, active people. A study released on July 10 from Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington measured the rates of activity, obesity, and longevity county-by-county across the country. The […]