Journalist and Writer
Living in Limbo: Sonoma County ranks high for ‘disconnected youth’—those out of school and unable to find a job—and reversing the trend isn’t easy
Lethal Blow: With $2.9 million behind Proposition 34, California may become the 19th state to abolish the death penalty
Struck Out : Proposition 36 would exempt nonviolent offenders from ‘three strikes’ law’s lifetime sentencing
Smoked Out: The federal government makes good on its threat to shut down medical-marijuana dispensaries—and the worst may be yet to come
We Owe, We Owe: Student loan debt has now surpassed credit card debt in the U.S., with job prospects bleak even for graduates with degrees. As defaults increase, can anything be done?
Stay Hungry: Despite an overhauled food-stamp program, the majority of those eligible aren’t using it. Is it fear of dependency or something deeper?
Taking the Power Back: Fighting Citizens United on the local front
Maid in America: Why haven’t industry-wide standards been extended to California’s domestic workers?
Out in the Cold: How does a Occupy Santa Rosa deal with the general population?
Hospital Heartbeat: While posting record revenues, why is Sutter Health negotiating to lower benefits and cut staff?
Street Cred: Edupunks turn to ‘DIY U’ to keep higher education cheap, accessible and open
Clearing Space: An empty Santa Rosa swath of land, once slated for a freeway, finally moves into a second life
Hidden Agenda: The ‘Agenda 21er’ crusade against sustainable development
Prison Break: Will a historic Supreme Court ruling finally force California’s prison system to clean up its act?
Exploding World: Junot Diaz on art, the apocalypse and the importance of ‘The Terminator’
The Wild One: Cheryl Strayed lived on the edge and wrote it all down–and then Oprah came calling.
Floating in the Future: Miranda July talks freedom, creativity and the new movie that has critics in a spin
Desert Dispatch Tinariwen sing the Tenere’s melancholy freedom
Work World: Mat Callahan resurrects songs of an Irish labor leader
Ramblin’ On & On: Ask Yo La Tengo anything—really
Back From the Garden: The Crux beat the odds, release new album
Cruel Nature: Why PJ Harvey’s ‘Let England Shake’ is the best album of 2011
The Hard Way: Sharon Jones, the Queen of Funk
Wrock of Ages: Rating Potter-themed ‘Wizard Rock’
Queen Exene: Exene Cervenka on staying artistically true
Getting Lost: Rebecca Solnit’s reimagined literature
Chicana Punk: Alice Bag’s ‘Violence Girl’ a story of survival
A Love of Reading: Sonoma County Book Festival a haven for authors, readers alike
Laughing Matter: Comedy open mics are proliferating all over the North Bay. What’s so funny?
Rad Dads: a shared vision of parenting becomes the new American standard
Sock! Bam! Pow! One girl’s journey into the world of kickboxing
North Bay Utopian Communities: We revisit the many fascinating cults and communes that have flourished in the North Bay’s illustrious utopian history
What a Scoot: In which a penny-pinching gal hops right on a scooter, rides to the coast and falls in love
Straight Outta the Garage: Nanobrewers prove that bigger doesn’t always mean better
Something’s Brewing: Meet the North Bay homebrewers who are changing the beer world, one craft beer at a time
Brews News: What’s bubbling in North Bay beer circles
By the People: At Arizmendi Bakery, the workers call the shots
Noodles, Long & Lovely: In which the perfect dish receives overdue attention
Limb from Limb: New Chester Arnold exhibit all about trees
Hammering Home: Hamlet Mateo explores colonialism at Hammerfriar Gallery’s Anniversary Show
System of Sound :’Sonida Pirata’ amplifies Mexico’s underground street economies\
Comic Central: ‘Pop’d from the Panel’ explores fine art’s ongoing appropriation of the funny pages
Home Bound: Occupy Petaluma’s foreclosure-prevention vigils
Pick Up and Play: A DIY Guide to Building Community Through Music
The Artistic Case for Abolishing Copyright
Roommates at 37: Why Living Alone Is Overrated
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