Preserving Buddhist traditions in Coastal California

Despite the ongoing pandemic, discrimination, and even accultural alterations, on California’s Central Coast, Japanese-American cultural legacies and the Pure Land Buddhist Faith remain preserved.


Californians threatened by wildfire blame climate change

As temperatures slowly climb to hotter degrees, it has escalated the amount of dry shrubbery and organic matter that fuels fires.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

California School District Parents and Teachers Clash About Return to School

Some staff members have already returned to campus. During this time, a number of staff members have contracted COVID.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Emilija Corneva is a nurse battling the coronavirus

"I am ready to get sick."

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

The coronavirus hurls Oakland schools into uncertainty

As kids struggle to begin online classes in Oakland, there is a digital divide for low-income families.


Malibu Residents Rebuild After Woolsey Fire

The Woolsey Fire burned for almost 2 weeks, killing 3 people and countless animals. Almost 300,000 people were evacuated from their homes and over 1600 structures were destroyed. Now that the fire has subsided, the people of Malibu are coming together to rebuild their community.


Vagabond eatery in Venice Beach

Alma Food and Wine, hops from location to location, cooking out of storefront kitchens around Venice Beach, Calif.