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Brett Simpson ('21) reports for The New York Times on a homeless couple's yearlong odyssey to find permanent housing in Oakland.
Amalya Dubrovsky ('21) reports how COVID impacted Chez Panisse and founder Alice Waters rallied to take care of local farmers.
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.
Nahima Shaffer ('22) reports on the threat level of disruptions by right-wing militias around Election Day.
Brian Howey and Steve Rascón ('22) report on the gloom and anxiety of post-election limbo.
Steven Rascón ('22) reports on #sharpiegate and how the conspiracy theory spread in California.
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.
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.
Qinghui Kong ('22) reports on Proposition 21, which would allow cities to set and manage rent control provisions.
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.
Melissa Perez Winder ('22) reports on Proposition 17 which would amend the California Constitution to allow parolees the right to vote.
Zachary Fletcher and Ley Heimgartner ('22) report on people in San Diego and Los Angeles counties opting to vote in person.
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.