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“Dollar days on the Bay,” How the San Francisco Bay Ferry is working to increase ridership amid COVID-19

December 16, 2020

Photo essay by Jonathan Roberts, CONTRIBUTOR According to Ridership data and changes made due to COVID-19, the San Francisco Bay Ferry has adapted to the changes with a new normal in effect. According...

The Persistence of Creation

The Persistence of Creation

December 15, 2020

Photo essay by Paolo Acob, CONTRIBUTOR “Photographing and reporting, the persistence of creative artists during times of a pandemic.” “The Persistence of Creation,” a photojournalist story...

COVID-19 causes gun ownership in America to skyrocket

December 15, 2020

Photo essay by Antonio Aguilar, CONTRIBUTOR My photo essay focuses on how COVID-19 has affected the gun community. I spent a lot of time going around Salinas, CA, and the surrounding areas to get some...

Package Hero: The life of a delivery driver during COVID-19

Package Hero: The life of a delivery driver during COVID-19

December 14, 2020

Photo essay by Priscila Martinez, CONTRIBUTOR At its peak, this holiday season – United Parcel Service is expected to deliver approximately 32 million packages a day. Octavio Martinez is a UPS delivery...

LA County Swap Meet sells masks but does little else in protecting patrons from COVID-19

LA County Swap Meet sells masks but does little else in protecting patrons from COVID-19

December 14, 2020

Photo essay by Hazel Salguero, CONTRIBUTOR On November 29, 2020, at Alpine Village Swap Meet, people arriving to shop for Christmas presents and personal items. Alpine Village is relatively empty...

AJ V.: “With quarantine in place it's like, everyone’s at each other’s throats more than usual because no one can leave. Especially with, y'know, you’re 21 so you want to leave, you want to go out with your friends, you wanna do this, you wanna do that but at the same time you know you can’t. … I should not just think about myself. I should think about others, my other family too. I have grandparents who are very easy to get sick, my sister has asthma so even allergies are bad for her so. It's hard, but it's bearable.”

Are We Home Yet

June 10, 2020

By Christian Martinez, PHOTOGRAPHER There are countless things that we do in life that either reminds us or feels like home to us. It gives us peace of mind and allows us to unplug from everyday anxieties...

About 3,000 people came together at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse on Sunday, and peacefully marched down State Street to the Santa Barbara Police Department to show support of the Black Lives and in protest of George Floyd’s death, who was killed in the custody of the Minneapolis police after kneeling on his neck for an estimated 8 minutes.

George Floyd Protest in Santa Barbara

June 7, 2020

By Vanessa Martinez, PHOTO EDITOR

Guram Kashia fight off an opposing Minnesota FC Forward during the first half of the match

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Minnesota FC

March 12, 2020

By CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ, Contributor  

2020 Nevada Caucus

2020 Nevada Caucus

February 27, 2020

By VANESSA MARTINEZ, PHOTO EDITOR The Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada was just one of the locations for the 2020 Nevada Caucus. Soon after the clock struck noon, the room filled up with media from different...

Rodriguez final product of lomo al jugo seasoned and freshly cooked with a mix of colorful vegetables to enrich the taste of the dish.

Gigios Peruvian

February 6, 2020

By Aresema Habte, CONTRIBUTOR | THE PIONEER A look into the world of Ricardo Borjas Rodriguez, owner of Gigios Peruvian. This Rodriguez's family restaurant is held biweekly on Sundays at 8 am through...

Kindergarten is the first year for children to learn the behavior expected in school. Phoebe (left), age 5, and Nala (center), age 5, listen attentively to their teacher at the front of the room.

Room 21

January 30, 2020

Photos By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR

Beta Gamma Nu Fraternity, from California State University, East Bay attended the Rides for Toys Car Show event where they gave back to the community by donating toys. From left to right: Sergio Sorto, Mayra Mora, Andrew Perez, Manual Jose Rendon, and Hector Valdivia.

Rides for Toys Car Show

December 12, 2019

By VANESSA MARTINEZ, PHOTO EDITOR It's the season of giving and the generous spirits that bring everyone together during the holiday seasons are in the air. The Hayward community came together with Eden...

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