Lakshmi Sarah

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Category Archives: KQED

‘We Need Help’: Myanmar Solidarity Protesters in SF Hope Rallies Will Spur US Officials to Act

For KQED news. On Feb. 1, a military coup in Myanmar (formerly Burma) toppled the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who spent some 15 … Continue reading

February 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Black Lives Matter Movement Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

For KQED news. The Black Lives Matter movement has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. While the movement marks the United States as its birthplace, it was nominated for … Continue reading

February 1, 2021

Poor Food Quality Compounds COVID-19 Risks at Santa Rita Jail, Advocates Say

For KQED news. Last week, advocates hosted a virtual press conference to discuss what they say is a growing outbreak of COVID-19 in Alameda County’s Santa Rita Jail in the wake of … Continue reading

January 19, 2021

A Bay Area Creamery Gives Kamala Harris Its Highest Honor: An Ice Cream Flavor

For KQED food. With the never-ending news cycle, it can be tricky to remember to savor a moment—or a historical milestone—as it happens. The East Bay’s Koolfi Creamery’s aims to do just … Continue reading

January 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘Wednesday Was the Day of Broken Glass’: A Message From California’s Former Governor

For KQED news. Early Sunday morning, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Twitter with a nearly eight-minute video to call out his fellow Republicans who stood by, or even … Continue reading

January 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘I’m the Only One Doing It’: The Cal Law Student Tracking COVID-19 Cases at Santa Rita Jail

For KQED news. On Dec. 23, just two days before Christmas, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Alameda County’s Santa Rita Jail shot up from five to 56, the … Continue reading

January 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘Slammed’: Many California Casinos Are Still Open, and Some Workers Are Worried

For KQED news. As California continues to grapple with a worsening winter surge of COVID-19 cases, some businesses remain able to operate outside the purview of state shutdown orders aimed … Continue reading

January 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

What to Know About Applying for DACA From People Who Have Done It

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December 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Why Farmers Drove a Tractor to Protest at the Indian Consulate in San Francisco

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December 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

The East Bay ‘Land Tax’ That Supports an Indigenous Women-Led Trust

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November 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

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