Planting Justice celebrates 10 years of cultivating gardening skills for incarcerated people

Planting Justice celebrates 10 years of cultivating gardening skills for incarcerated people

Charles Hightower III has always loved gardening. But a few years ago, he had just become an apprentice at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco when he was convicted on domestic violence charges. Whi…

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Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival breathes life into Eastlake park

Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival breathes life into Eastlake park

On Saturday, families gathered in Clinton Park to attend the Little Saigon Mid-Autumn Festival and Night Market. Visitors sampled treats from local businesses, like sticky rice, egg rolls, and cri…

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Alameda County Food Bank encourages political action during Hunger Action Month

Alameda County Food Bank encourages political action during Hunger Action Month

On a recent Friday afternoon at the Loaves & Fishes Food Ministry in Oakland, around 20 people inside the church parking lot were bustling around with paper bags, boxes and crates, and then pr…

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