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Alameda County upheld its own emergency eviction moratorium even after the statewide mandate expired. Local landlords are seeing a pile of debt and no end in sight. Hear the unbelievable story of an Oakland woman renting out rooms in her single-family home to pay the bills and her nightmare tenant situation. I spoke to San […]

How can an Oakland landlord evict a bad tenant?

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California’s eviction moratorium expired last month, however Alameda county is upholding its temporary moratorium until further notice. While this protects tenants, many small landlords continue to be impacted financially by renters who refuse to pay rent or apply for state assistance. I spoke with real estate attorney Clifford Fried about what options are left for […]

What are the options for Alameda County landlords who have tenants not paying rent?

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What would you do to afford a home in the Bay Area? Find out how this woman saved enough money to buy her first home in Oakland. Click Here for more of my interviews on KCBS All News 106.9 FM & 740 AM

Bus Life: The creative way one woman bought her home

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Do you ever wonder why female friendships are so complicated? Does it seem like you’re the only one putting in any effort with your girlfriends? When is it ok to end a friendship and what’s the proper way to do it? Certified friendship coach Danielle Bayard Jackson helps us out… Click Here for more of […]

Navigating friendships

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How safe are kids in school with the Delta variant? When will 5-11 year olds be eligible for the vaccine? How often should we be testing? Are we over quarantining kids? All your questions answered by Dr. Jeanne Noble, associate professor of emergency medicine, director of covid response for UCSF Emergency department. Click Here for […]

Covid and Schools

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Ahmed Muhammad is Oakland Tech’s first Black male valedictorian in it’s 106 year history. Ahmed graduated with a 4.73 GPA and is the first in his family to attend college. He applied to 11 schools, 5 branches of the University of California, USC, Howard, Columbia, Princeton, Harvard and Stanford. He will be attending Stanford in […]

Oakland Tech’s first black male valedictorian.

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Bay area health officials are sending a clear message. California can and must fully reopen schools. However, there’s still a lot of uncertainty. I spoke to Jill Tucker, the San Francsico Chronicle’s K-12 education reporter. Why there is still a lot of doubt about what classes will look like once kids return. Click Here for […]

Health Officials: California must reopen schools.

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Joseph Lam decided to prioritize healing his broken relationship with his immigrant parents. I spoke to him about why he decided to go on this courageous adventure. How he’s inspiring others to do the same. Click Here for more of my interviews on KCBS All News 106.9 FM & 740 AM

Helping Asian Americans connect with immigrant parents.

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Social distancing has been a disaster for many newly adopted puppies during the pandemic. Many have not received the socialization and experiences they need to learn good behavior. Now, they are unruly teens and owners need help. Trainers are booked up, classes are full and shelters are hoping this doesn’t translate to more people surrendering […]

Pandemic pups are now unruly adolescents

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