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An older Black man walks outside Glide Memorial Methodist Church, where barricades are set up and people stand in line.
Cecil Williams, Legendary Pastor of Glide Church, Dies at 94
Williams became pastor of Glide in 1963, where he helped build and oversee multiple community outreach programs and social service initiatives that have provided crucial support to hundreds of thousands of impoverished residents in the city over the last 6 decades.

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‘Sweeps Kill’: Bay Area Homeless Advocates Weigh in on Pivotal US Supreme Court Case

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An older Black man walks outside Glide Memorial Methodist Church, where barricades are set up and people stand in line.

Cecil Williams, Legendary Pastor of Glide Church, Dies at 94

Williams became pastor of Glide in 1963, where he helped build and oversee multiple community outreach programs and social service initiatives that have provided crucial support to hundreds of thousands of impoverished residents in the city over the last 6 decades.
A woman with glasses holds a sign above her head that reads 'Patients are NOT algorithms' in front of a Kaiser Permanence building.

Nurses Warn Patient Safety at Risk as AI Use Spreads in Health Care

At a protest in San Francisco, nurses say health care employers must ensure the artificial intelligence tools they use do not harm patients.

NYU’s Melissa Murray Dissects Trump’s Trial and Presidential Immunity

Bread being baked on a table with other dishes in the background.

‘Share and Speak From the Heart’: How Can Families Foster Communication This Passover?

As Jewish people prepare for the first night of Passover Monday, some families are gearing up for potentially difficult conversations given the tense geopolitics in the Middle East.
A Black woman in a wheelchair is among a group of protesters holding signs like 'Fight Poverty' and 'Homes not Sweeps.'

‘Sweeps Kill’: Bay Area Homeless Advocates Weigh in on Pivotal US Supreme Court Case

The protest came as the High Court on Monday heard oral arguments in the City of Grants Pass, Oregon v. Gloria Johnson, a decision that could impact whether cities around the country can remove and punish people for camping on public property if viable shelter options are unavailable.
A view of a sign that reads 'California State Prison San Quentin' next to a gate with a prison in the background.

Allegations of Prosecutorial Bias Spark Review of Death Penalty Convictions in Alameda County

The discovery of notes highlighting the race and ethnicity of potential jurors led to the latest allegation that prosecutors prevented Black and Jewish residents from serving on death penalty juries.
Two electrical workers on a cherry picker make repairs to a powerline.

California Legislators Consider Cracking Down on How Utilities Spend Customers' Money

A new state bill aims to step up enforcement of rules that prohibit investor-owned utilities from using customer money to pay for things like advertising and lobbying.

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