The Day My Grandma Wrote to President Reagan


As was shared at her celebration of life a couple weeks ago, Beverly Ruth Cartwright, aka “Grandma Ruby” was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma in 1931 – the same year as our family’s favorite baseball player – Wille Mays. She came from very humble beginnings in the Dust Bowl, and yet found her husband, Marv, their […]

Everybody Talks About California’s Housing Crisis, But Nobody Will Solve It

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There isn’t a politician, economist, social justice advocate or journalist who hasn’t viewed with alarm the unrelenting climb in housing prices and rents, the dwindling supply of affordable housing, and the promise of homeownership receding out of grasp for young or middle-class residents. For the past decade, state leaders have rejected any significant actions to […]