Gisela Perez de Acha

OPINION: Why a Jovanka Beckles victory is crucial

Tuesday’s elections in the 15th Assembly District might change the meaning of who “We the People” really are in the Trump era. The race is a microcosm for the larger political battles in the United States, with possible echoes for decades to come, particularly around housing in the East Bay.

With no benefits and less pay than prosecutors, entry-level public defenders want a raise

They have no health insurance. They work ten or 11-hour days. They have no free weekends. No, they aren’t flipping burgers at a fast food restaurant. They are attorneys on the government’s payroll. Public defenders, the lawyers hired by the county government to aid those who cannot afford legal representation, showed up at the Contra…

People of Richmond

“My priority is to protect out youth from Big Tobacco companies from a social perspective” – Karina Guadalupe

People of Richmond

“For me, one of the most important things is that everyone in Richmond has access to healthy, organic and pesticide-free food” – María Hernández