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 the fall.
I spoke to Jill Tucker, the SF Chronicle’s K-12 education reporter about why there’s still a lot of doubt schools will be open full time in the fall.
For the last few years 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 and how he’s inspiring others to do the same.
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 […]
Yesterday the state responded and aligned its guidelines to the new CDC guidance which is exactly what hundreds of health care workers asked the state to do. Dr. Jeanne Noble, associate professor of emergency medicine and director of covid response at UCSF explains what this means for CA students.
Dr. Tracy Beth Hoeg, an expert physician epidemiologist, says the data is overwhelming and schools need to open. Dr. Hoeg is part of a national team of researchers and put together an evidence based document to help school districts reopen and pointed out where the CDC guidelines were not based in data or available studies.
Faith Xue is the Editorial Director of Byrdie, a digital beauty magazine. She wrote an essay to draw attention to the rash of racist attacks against Asians. Faith says it’s time to pick up the mic and speak for ourselves, and that’s exactly what she did this morning with me on KCBS radio. https://www.byrdie.com/asian-american-experience-5112490 Faith’s […]
Dr. Jeanne Noble criticized California Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2 billion dollar plan to reopen schools. She wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post and spoke to me this morning on KCBS radio. Listen to what she says needs to happen now. Dr. Noble’s opinion piece in the Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/03/04/newsoms-plan-reopen-schools-is-too-weak-work-he-owes-california-something-bolder/
Shanti Brien is an attorney specializing in criminal appeals and post conviction proceedings. She’s also the co-founder of Fogbreak justice, a company hoping to transform the criminal justice system through education. Her book Almost Innocent was just released where she gives readers an eye opening insider’s view of the criminal justice system.