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Global Youth Service Day at Mount Pleasant High School 4/27/13

Public Allies of Silicon Valley/San Francisco extends an invitation for students to participate in their Global Youth Service Day event at Mt. Pleasant High School. The theme is "Breaking Barriers: Art as a Tool for Resistance."

Packet Schools – My One Hour a Week Classroom

Seventh grade student Semaj recently got transferred to a new school for the rest of the school year. He didn't expect that "school" would mean going just once a week, picking up a packet and returning the following week.

Why Does “Cleaning Up” SF Mean Painting Over Art?

Arbor Day is an annual tradition in San Francisco where civic leaders join the public in cleaning up the city and planting trees. But De-Bug commentator Andrew Bigelow wonders why painting over graffiti murals is viewed as part of city officials plan to beautify San Francisco.

Images of Donae Johnican Passing Party

On March 29th, 2013 the family, friends and community of the beloved Donae Johnican gathered at the Rose Garden to hold a "Passing Party." The event was a celebration of Donae, done in the way he would want -- with music, love and unity. Images by Charisse Domingo.

Spiritual Peace Walk: A Vigil for Our Ancestors and a Eulogy for Violence

In the midst of rising violence against youth, the Black Berets held a spiritual peace walk through the streets of San Jose.

From The Block To Your Classroom

San Jose poet Yosimar Reyes tell us how it is to be raised on the San Jose block on the East Side, traveling and teaching in classrooms around the country and still coming home to the "Hood".

The little house that could…

The contributions of immigrants in the Valley is undeniable. In Mountain View, efforts are underway to preserve the "Immigrant House" as a way to honor the immigrant story, but the campaign needs community support.

"Shoot the Moon" Breezy Excursion Debuts Skate Film

Local fashion company Breezy Excursion recently shook the skate world with a movie premier held at the Camera 12.

Aotearoa Chronicles Week Two: Pasifika Artists You Should Know

"Island time" is a concept in the islands that things get done whenever they get done, aka this posting about my second week in Auckland is getting posted late but all with the greatness of the Pasifika artists that have been inspiring me this last week.

Thousands of Uninsured Flock to Fresno Health Fair

De-Bug went to the Fresno Fairgrounds where we chronicled the stories of some of the over 8,000 people who were in attendance to learn how they can sign on for health insurance.
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