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Shalita Williams, Unshackled

  Shalita Williams, recalls some early brushes with the law. “I started coming in contact with the law when I was 14, when I was caught stealing at Woolworth’s. I wanted to see if I

Dishing Up a Kinfolks Thanksgiving

The Kinfolks Motorcycle Club’s annual Thanksgiving dinner at Palo Vista Gardens is still an hour away but the dinner guests are already gathering. Joanne Berstine, a 35 -year resident of the senior housing residence, is

Leaving the streets behind

Prospective Berkeley Law student Clarence Ford, 28, has a 360-degree perspective on the law most lawyers lack. He was first arrested for marijuana possession at 17. Ford’s rap sheet eventually included armed robbery — three