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Annie Ma

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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  • SF Chronicle
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Past articles by Annie:

Nine Years Later, the BP Oil Spill’s Environmental Mess Isn’t Gone –

Nine years ago, BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, causing the worst oil spill in US history. The disaster on April 20, 2010 killed 11 workers as the flaming rig sank into the Gulf of Mexico. It took nearly three months to stem the flow of oil from the ruptured […] → Read More

A California Lawmaker Has a Plan to Prevent Shady Doctors From Helping Parents Get Out of Vaccinating Their Kids –

When public health officials began investigating a Bay Area measles outbreak last year, the case led them to two boys who were supposed to be medically exempt from vaccinations. But neither of the boys had cancer, nor were they recent transplant recipients, nor did they have any number of medical concerns that would make inoculation […] → Read More

Can California Stop Anti-Vaxxers by Going After Their Doctors? –

When public health officials began investigating a Bay Area measles outbreak last year, the case led them to two boys who were supposed to be medically exempt from vaccinations. But neither of the boys had cancer, nor were they recent transplant recipients, nor did they have any number of medical concerns that would make inoculation […] → Read More

Cops Are Battling Journalists Over California’s New Police Transparency Law –

An effort to make more police records public "looks like a hot mess." → Read More

Researchers Find that E-Scooters Are a Fun, Easy Way to Go to the ER –

"This is a very important technological innovation that has a significant public health impact." → Read More

Harvard's war on single-sex clubs has opened a new legal battle over sex discrimination

Frats and sororities are suing the Ivy. → Read More

Researchers found a cheap, surprisingly effective way to get more low-income students to go to college

Targeted mailers promising free tuition boosted enrollment at the University of Michigan. → Read More

How the Asian American Backlash to Affirmative Action Went Viral –

WeChat has played a critical role in organizing anti-affirmative action activists. → Read More

The Republican Effort to Repeal California’s Gas Tax May Be Running on Fumes

Proposition 6 was meant to fire up conservative voters in the midterms, but Democrats have largely sidestepped the issue. → Read More

The New Cover of Time Magazine Captures the Courage of Christine Blasey Ford in a Deeply Moving Way

We can't forget what she said. → Read More

These Numbers Show Why 2018 Was the Year Teachers Got Mad –

Teachers protesting school funding cuts in Oklahoma City in April.Sue Ogrocki/AP Looking for news you can trust? Subscribe to our free newsletters. In 2018, teachers in West Virginia, Arizona, Colorado, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Oklahoma led demonstrations, walkouts, and strikes to protest the sorry state of education in their states—including low teacher pay, shrinking budgets, and… → Read More

Educators Are Mad as Hell and They’re Teaching Republicans a Lesson –

In Oklahoma, teachers showed six incumbents the door in a runoff election. → Read More

“Crazy Rich Asians” Can’t Be Everything—But It’s Still a Win –

We laughed. We cried. We died for Astrid. → Read More

Sarah Sanders repeatedly refused to say that the press is not the enemy of the people

The White House press secretary repeatedly declined to take issues with the president's label. → Read More

Crops Are Dying. Forests Are Burning. This Summer’s Heat Wave Has Fueled Natural Disasters Around the World.

Here's a list of them. → Read More

Hawaii Just Banned 70 Percent of Common Sunscreens –

To save its coral reefs. → Read More

The 2020 Census Could Overlook Millions of Kids, Report Finds –

"Those most likely to be undercounted are those with the most to lose." → Read More

Concussion study by UCSF professor identifies ‘public health crisis’

The last thing Sean Sanford remembered, before waking up at San Francisco General Hospital with a terrible headache, was riding his skateboard on a concrete ledge near Glen Park. “I slipped out,” Sanford said. “I hit my head. I woke up, and I kept repeating myself. I kept asking my wife, ‘What happened?’” Sanford, a 36-year-old San Francisco writer, required surgery for a cracked skull and… → Read More

Judge drops domestic violence charges against 49er Reuben Foster

A judge dropped domestic violence charges against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster on Wednesday, a week after his ex-girlfriend recanted allegations that he beat her up. Judge Nona Klippen ordered the case dismissed after the woman, Elissa Ennis, 28, said she had made up the allegations against Foster and lied to police after the football player broke up with her. Foster, 24, had… → Read More

Berkeley school may be renamed for Latina in desegregation case

She was the 8-year-old girl at the center of a California lawsuit that made the state the first to desegregate its schools and public spaces, laying the groundwork that challenged the idea of "separate but equal." Now, Sylvia Mendez's name may grace a Berkeley elementary school and replace that of Joseph LeConte, a prominent conservationist and co-founder of the Sierra Club who was also a slave… → Read More