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Afghan refugee in Bay Area speaks out on one-year anniversary of Kabul fall to Taliban

Afghan refugee in Bay Area speaks out on one-year anniversary of Kabul fall to Taliban

Marmar Hakim, an Afghan refugee who participated in the first and only West Coast university pilot program housing Afghan refugees, spoke about her experience Monday coming to the United States after Kabul fell to the Taliban one year ago.
Pescadero’s farmworkers can’t afford the food they’re growing for the Peninsula

Pescadero’s farmworkers can’t afford the food they’re growing for the Peninsula

Wildfires and the pandemic have tested the Coastside’s isolated communities, but many of its farmers aren’t going anywhere.
Heat and wildfire smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

Heat and wildfire smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

Smoke from wildfire in Humboldt, Trinity counties continues to impact Bay Area
Climate nonprofit funded by Laurene Powell Jobs hires high-powered state official

Climate nonprofit funded by Laurene Powell Jobs hires high-powered state official

Waverley Street Foundation will grant more than $3B toward carbon-reduction solutions in communities through 2035
The hidden secrets of the earliest printed pages

The hidden secrets of the earliest printed pages

SLAC researchers scan 600-year-old documents for clues about the first printing presses
As court case closes, Pets In Need opens up about revamped protocols

As court case closes, Pets In Need opens up about revamped protocols

Nonprofit organization seeks to redeem its public image and expand services after puppy-deaths case
State bill on police radio encryption fizzles in committee

State bill on police radio encryption fizzles in committee

Assembly Appropriations Committee moves to 'hold' SB 1000, denying its passage
State attorney general urges public sector workers to apply for student loan forgiveness before deadline

State attorney general urges public sector workers to apply for student loan forgiveness before deadline

Some one million Californians in the public service sphere are eligible for loan forgiveness, but only 10,000 have received it since 2007, according to state data.
Robotics company Nuro aims to help make vehicle fatalities, emissions a thing of the past

Robotics company Nuro aims to help make vehicle fatalities, emissions a thing of the past

The Mountain View-based tech company envisions a future where deliveries are made by all-electric, zero-occupant bots designed to keep the public safe
Pets In Need staff won't face trial in puppy-deaths case

Pets In Need staff won't face trial in puppy-deaths case

Judge rules 'no negligence' and grants a short diversion program