2011-10

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Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? And How We Can Get It Back

A Connecting the Dots production. Produced by Donald Goldmacher, Frances Causey. Executive producers, Earl Katz, Sally Holst. Directed by Frances Causey, Donald Goldmacher. Written by Causey, Hollis Rich. With: Lou Mattis, Jeff Faux, Leo Gerard, Deepak Ghargava, Donna Edwards, Bernie Sanders,... Read More

Imani sworn in as newest Oakland Port commissioner

OAKLAND -- Jakada Imani was sworn in as the newest member of the Oakland Port Board of Commissioners Tuesday night, joining a seven-person governing body in charge of the city's largest economic engine. Imani, executive director of the Ella Baker Center, was appointed by Mayor Jean Quan to replace... Read More

Bay Area Residents Work to Turn Health Inequities Into a Solar Mosaic

Gwai Boonkeut suffers from severe heart disease. He doesn’t smoke, has no family history of diabetes or heart problems, and he’s in his mid 50s — about 10 years younger than the average age for men who suffer from their first heart attack. A doctor told Boonkeut that his heart... Read More

[Spanish] Piden consejería para los presos

SACRAMENTO.—Lo que más preocupa a las familias latinas con hijos encarcelados sobre el nuevo plan de traspaso de reos de las prisiones estatales a las cárceles de los condados que inicia hoy es que efectivamente les ofrezcan programas de rehabilitación. "Las cá... Read More