Don’t Ignore the ‘Not-Mommy’ Penalty

Most of us are familiar with  the “motherhood penalty,” a systemic bias that puts working mothers at a disadvantage in terms of pay and perceived competence. But what would the inverse of the phenomenon be called?

Feb 27, 2019 Jennifer Montgomery

Don’t Discount the North San Joaquin Valley

The North San Joaquin Valley — made up of San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties —  may be the most misunderstood and overlooked region in California. Historically, these three counties have been lumped together with larger San Joaquin Valley or Central Valley in a variety of policy, planning and economic development circles.

Feb 15, 2019 Dr. Jeffrey Michael

What’s In An Ad?

Businesses that truly seek to give back don’t rely on ad campaigns to effect change. 

Feb 4, 2019 Allison Joy

How Should You Structure Your Business?

There are four common types of structures to choose from and selecting the right form of entity early is important. Here are some questions to keep in mind when evaluating your options:

Jan 18, 2019 Port J. Parker

In Need of a Place to Belong

“There’s no place like home” is a familiar phrase, evoking images of a warm hearth and family. For most of us, home is a place of refuge, where we feel safe and can rest and recharge from a long day. It’s something I’ve thought on extensively while producing this month’s issue on housing.

Jan 17, 2019 Winnie Comstock-Carlson

We Must Think Locally to End Homelessness

Homelessness is a societal tragedy, and in that sense it is like a fire, earthquake or flood. But it’s different, too. It’s a crisis that unfolds in slow motion.

Jan 2, 2019 Ben Avey