by Special Topic:
Amalya Dubrovsky ('21) reports how COVID impacted Chez Panisse and founder Alice Waters rallied to take care of local farmers.
Tamera Moore and Qinghui Kong ('22) report on the many ways small businesses in Oakland’s Chinatown are hurting.
Bashirah Mack ('22) reports from a pop-up protest sign exchange to the defund police campaign, Black organizers in Oakland are working hard to change the status quo.
Elena Neale-Sacks ('22) breaks down why Measure QQ passed when other youth voting measures failed.
Elena Neale-Sacks ('22) reports on in-person voting and preparing for potential protests in Los Angeles.
Brian Howey and Steve Rascón ('22) report on the gloom and anxiety of post-election limbo.
Elena Neale-Sacks ('22) explains the failure of Proposition 18, despite high-profile support and funding.
Freddy Brewster, Dereka Bennett and Injeong Kim ('22) report on a running conflict in Bakersfield, CA between a pro-Trump group calling themselves 1776 Patriots, and BLM protesters.
Eliza Partika ('22) reports on free bus service from Vallejo and Benicia to polling stations in Solano County.
Daniel Roman (‘21) and Prof. Elena Conis explain how Infectious disease can spread from wildlife to humans. Plague’s story in the U.S., they write, may teach us something about COVID.
Joey Horan and Ande Richards ('22) report on Measure U which would change flat-rate, per-employee payroll fees to percentage of gross receipts.
Ari Sen ('22) reports on Proposition 16 which would repeal state’s existing law and allow for preference to be given to members of a certain sex or racial group in public employment, contracting and K12 and higher education.
Dylan Svoboda ('22) reports on the five QAnon-supporting candidates who are on the ballot in California.
Noah Baustin ('22) reports on Oakland Measure S1 to strengthen the Oakland Police Commission, the civilian body that oversees the Oakland Police Department.
Zachary Fletcher and Ley Heimgartner ('22) report on people in San Diego and Los Angeles counties opting to vote in person.
Freddy Brewster and Katie Licari ('22) report on communities that felt threatened by Trump caravans.
Aaron Leathley ('21) reports county election departments say they’ll have their first results by 8:30 p.m. or earlier, depending on the county.
Robin Estrin ('21) reports on three rural, sparsely populated counties—Plumas, Alpine and Sierra—that conduct their elections entirely by mail.
Lesley Torres and Sabrina Kharrazi ('22) report on Ballot Measure C.
Sarah Bohannon and Sasha Hupka ('22) report on Measure R, a ballot initiative that proposes a sales tax hike to pay for road maintenance and wildfire prevention.