Trees and Money

In one NPR report on trees and income inequality, a senior online NOVA editor showed his sky shots (below) of Piedmont CA and nearby West Oakland. Piedmont, which he described as a “wealthy encl…

A Neighborhood Education

By Mira Korber, guest blogger. You probably know that where you live says quite a lot about the public education you receive. However, living in a geographical zone that touts quality schooling may co…

Middle Class Questions

If you have questions about Verizon and middle class income growth,  your conclusions might depend on the questions that you ask. My story begins with a disastrous call to Verizon Wireless. One agent …

Not so Nosy Neighbors

By Mira Korber, guest blogger. You are like your neighbors, but not for the reasons you might think. Here are some general assumptions about neighborhoods (all quoted from this Atlantic article): R…

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