September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Opinion

Blues lyrics for our times

American blues — as if there is any other — spring from the soundboard of a history whose lifeblood is physical and spiritual loss, forced wayfaring, unexpected solitude, heartbreak, permanent exile and appetite.  More...

Not if, but when

It was a rain of biblical proportions, a frog-strangler, the kind of rainfall that would float Noah’s boat aloft a massive swell and rising tide of tumultuous waters. More...

Bolt offers 238 miles to a charge, and it’s fun to drive

BEHIND THE WHEEL

This is truly a quiet revolution. The battery-powered Chevrolet Bolt turns on in near silence, and it stays that way for its full 238-mile range. It does all this without shouting its electric vehicle superiority. More...

Victoria Scanlon

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

Victoria Scanlon is the first female CEO of a local multimillion-dollar organization, whose programs change people’s lives every day. Suicide affects people of all ages, and Ms. More...

Stop making excuses for antifa thuggery

One of the least safe places to be in Berkeley, Calif., is in the vicinity of someone holding a “No Hate” sign. More...

Arts education transforms teaching, learning and education

COMMENTARY

As we enter yet another school year, we take time to reflect on the role of education in our lives and how it has contributed to making us the people we are today. More...