Corona Crisis: On The Front Lines With the Homeless in Berkeley.

What follows are excerpts from four report backs by Andrea Henson, of Where Do We Go Berkeley, (@WhereDoWeGoBerk, Facebook) whom I first spotlighted in October, 2019. She has been on the front lines, fighting for and with local homeless people to create conditions where they can live in peace, in sanitary conditions, and be able to […]

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A 13-Minute Test for COVID-19? Seems Real.

Abbott Labs announced a five minute positive and thirteen minute negative test bed for COVID-19 virus genetic material, dated yesterday. Seems like it can be used in doctors offices or even potentially in the field. Seems like an incredible breakthrough.  Almost too good to be true… DETECT COVID-19 IN AS LITTLE AS 5 MINUTES FDA […]

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Entire Bay Area to be on Lockdown

From the preview article in the SF Chronicle Six Bay Area counties are expected to announce a “shelter in place” order for all residents on Monday, directing everyone to stay inside their homes and away from others as much as possible for the next three weeks as public health officials desperately try to curb the […]

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Breaking: Individual Mandate Declared Unconstitutional by 5th Circuit. Fate of ACA Not Clear.

The question of whether the Individual Mandate can be separated from the rest of the ACA (or some parts of the ACA), and therefore whether the entire ACA is unconstitutional, parts of the ACA beyond the individual mandate are also constitutional, or only the individual mandate is now unonstitutional, have been sent back to the […]

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An Intersecting Tale: Berkeley's #WhereDoWeGo Movement Stays Fast. Homeless Sweeps Crew Go Elsewhere

Hell no, they did not go anywhere. It worked! Unhoused residents stuck together and refused to move, and housed people stood in solidarity. And CHP and Caltrans left. I 80 at University in Berkeley, CA is one of the busiest stretches of highway in the country: Five lanes of traffic each way, full up or […]

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