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Earth Day

How the Shelter in Place Order Is Affecting Berkeley

Jacket photograher Jerome Paulos went to Downtown Berkeley and the UC Berkeley campus to photograph the empty streets during the California-wide shelter-in-place order.

The Small Town of 1.5 Million

Welcome to Colma, a small town less than two miles outside of San Francisco, where the dead outnumber the living nearly one thousand to one. Colma was incorporated in 1924 as a necropolis for the Bay Area — a town dedicated to being the final resting place for the dead....

Small Businesses of Downtown Berkeley

As students at Berkeley High, we eat at many of these places every day but know little about the people who run them. Learn about the people behind Berkeley High students' favorite lunch spots.

The Leon-Stellers

In the small town of La Palma, Costa Rica, the Leon-Stellers welcomed me as a member of the family. Rural Costa-Rican life is slow and simple. Family is the core of life, and people are most content when surrounded by loved ones. While the culture is much different from my...

A Risky Investment

On December 6th I attended an action organized by Youth vs Apocalypse and the Sunrise Movement. The protest took place outside BlackRock’s San Francisco offices. BlackRock is one of the worlds largest asset management companies. Their portfolio includes investments in private prisons, private detention centers (holding undocumented immigrants) and the...

A New Lens on Larchmont

When Joan Patsy Ostroy (formerly Sternberg) was three years old and her sister Ann was one, her family moved from Manhattan, New York to Larchmont, an upscale suburb of New York City in 1945. Larchmont was known for its excellent public schools which was the main reason the Sternbergs moved...

Flores Mundi

Flores Mundi (FLOWERS OF THE WORLD) by Bella Nathan STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER This is a project I have been working on for a little more than a year, and something I plan on continuing. I take very close up and focused pictures of the flowers and then cut them out and...

What We Don’t See

what we don’t see. by laila diaz If depression and anxiety were to take a physical form, what would it look like? It starts with a physical representation of putting on a face to please the world, and then takes us into the person’s head and what it is like...

Climate Strike

“You will die from old age, I will die from climate change” Jerome Paulos On September 20th, 2019, about 8,000 climate activists rallied in Downtown San Francisco to demand climate action from political leaders. Youth vs. Apocalypse, a group of diverse, young youth from the Bay Area took the initiative...

Students Strike to Demand Climate Change Action

On March 15th, thousands of students from all over the Bay Area headed to San Francisco to support the Green New Deal and demand action from leaders. Students congregated at Nancy Pelosi’s office, continued to march down Market Street and stopped at Diane Feinstein’s office building. Students wrote on post...

Sugar City

Most people have never heard of the small town of Crockett, otherwise known as “Sugar City.” For most of my life, my close friend has lived there and the town has become familiar and special in my life. Crockett originated when Thomas Edwards Sr. bought 1,800 acres (730 ha) of...

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Photo Story by Jerome Paulos San Francisco USPS Network Distribution Center 2501 Rydin Road, Richmond, California “Everyone just sees that postman out on the street delivering the mail, people don’t see us on the inside doing the work.” – Ken Ken has worked at the USPS for...

Photo Story: North Bay Fires

These photos were taken in Potter Valley, CA after my family’s property got burned in one of the Mendocino fires. This place has been in our life for 16 years and to see it in ashes was devastating. I hope these photos will bring a sense of reality to the...