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Jackie Roberts

New Report Shows Investing in Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Is a Safe Bet for California

Jackie Roberts | Posted June 4, 2012

California has experienced two major economic recessions since the mid 1990s -- the first lasted from 2001 to 2003, and the second from 2009 to 2010. However, in spite of these downturns, California's clean and efficient economy has continued to prosper, creating significant numbers of jobs, cutting pollution, and delivering...

Nat Roe

10 Seconds From Every Top-100 Song Ever

Nat Roe | Posted June 5, 2012

Originally posted on WFMU's Beware of the Blog.

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Elena Sonnino

Celebrating National Cancer Survivor's Day

Elena Sonnino | Posted June 4, 2012

Surviving cancer is a bit like being a Girl Scout, where you earn lots of badges of honor for your hard work, commitment, and perseverance.

Instead of a green vest, your body wears the honors of scars from procedures and infinite blood draws. The hard work of survival starts...

Katherine Gustafson

From Gangs to Gardens: How Community Agriculture Transformed Quesada Avenue

Katherine Gustafson | Posted June 4, 2012

In 2002, two neighbors armed with spades and seeds changed everything for crime-addled Quesada Avenue in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunters Point area. The street had been ground zero for the area's drug trade and its attendant violence. But when Annette Smith...

Preeti Vissa

Double Standards at Work

Preeti Vissa | Posted June 4, 2012

JPMorgan Chase's recent $3 billion trading loss made a splash in the news, though it's begun to fade from the spotlight. But there are parts of this story that haven't gotten nearly enough attention and shouldn't be forgotten.

You've heard wiser folks than me talk about why banks...

Nathan Manske

AIDS/LifeCycle Participant Recounts When Her Housewife Mom Told Her She Had AIDS (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted June 4, 2012

The I'm From Driftwood crew is in California for the 11th annual AIDS/LifeCycle, a bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles raising money for HIV/AIDS. IFD founder Nathan Manske and guest videographer and editor Matthew Ladensack will be sharing daily video stories from some of...

Michelle Chen

Nurses, Patients Voice Frustration Over Avoidable Hospital Staffing Crisis

Michelle Chen | Posted June 4, 2012

It's a universal health care frustration: the emergency room. Endless waits and doctors who treat patients like products on an assembly line. A new study confirms the exasperation: A large portion of patients believe they’re being treated poorly by an overstretched system.

According to the survey,...