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Bay Area Writers Share Top Tips for 2021 Graduates

Filmmaker Saila Kariat Photo: Scott R. Kline, SRK Headshot Day When Saila Kariat was 10, she watched a movie by Satyajit Ray in which a postmaster forms some kind of friendship with an orphan and ends up breaking her heart. From that moment on, she wanted to become a filmmaker. …

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Report – NBC Bay Area

As more adults continue to be vaccinated against COVID-19, infection rates are dropping across the country. But according to new figures from the American Academy of Pediatrics, COVID-19 infections in children remain stubbornly constant. At Live Oak Park in Santa Clara, kites fly on a Friday night and families walk …

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‘Speak with your heart and they will listen to you’: Bay Area organizers discuss their experiences as gender-marginalized activists

As society fights for collective liberation, people must come forward for all members of their community, according to speakers at Friday’s gender and justice summit. Hosted by the Stanford Women’s Community Center (WCC) with support from the Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership, the event featured keynote speaker Dominique Jackson …

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Layoffs surface in Bay Area despite job resumption

SAN JOSE – Several San Francisco Bay Area companies – including some tech companies – have revealed layoffs affecting hundreds of workers, further downsizing that flies in the face of recent reports of job gains jobs in the area, according to official state government reports. Lumentum, Boston Scientific, Hitachi Vantara, …

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