Adventures in Oakland Politics: Jean Quan

September 22, 2010
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Adventures in Oakland Politics: Jean Quan

Who is Jean Quan and why should I care? Jean Quan is the District 4 Community Council Member and she is running for Mayor of Oakland. (Check out her website here) Last week I went to a open house/meet-n-greet in Trestle Glenn.

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Adventures in Oakland Politics!

September 16, 2010
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Adventures in Oakland Politics!

When I grow up I want to be like someone I know. Lets call him Jack. Jack is a mature and experienced community activist who knows all about local policy in Richmond and plays the saxophone. Really Cool. Jack said to me the first thing I should do is participate in local issues. Go to…

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Bedside Manner vs Being Human

July 29, 2010
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Hello world, I don’t write much, as you can see. However, when I read this article, I felt I must do my part to spread the word- even if it is to the one or two people who actually notice this blog. Doctors get a bad rap and some of them deserve it. Some are…

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Running outside vs in

May 27, 2010
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Running outside vs in

I was visiting another blog: What Skinny People Do (lovely- you should read it), where the author discusses running outside versus running on a treadmill. She expounded on the technical aspects, like form and wind resistance. IMO, I think the biggest difference between running outside and on a treadmill is the reception you get from…

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I’m BACK

May 25, 2010
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Okay, so I have been gone. Almost a year, huh? Or maybe sooner. However so much has happened in my public health life, that I have been busy. I apologize. I will be relearning how to use the internet, so since this is my practice site- I will update this more often. 🙂 What I…

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Eating on a budget

November 5, 2009
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Eating on a budget

I just read an article on The Root from The Recession Diaries about how the recession is affecting people’s food shopping habits. As light-hearted as the blogger’s comments are, Food Access is a serious issue. There are some things that must be considered when taking into account how people buy food and make food choices:…

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