• Growing berries - 10/07/2015 09:41 PM PDT
    (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)
    Drummond: A disaster to lose Oakland emergency readiness group

    Oakland's Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters, or CARD, trains nonprofits to respond to vulnerable populations during a disaster but will go out of business if it doesn't raise $100,000. 
    (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)
    Living like 'The Golden Girls': Shared housing for seniors a practical option

    Home-sharing that includes splitting expenses, divvying up chores and keeping each other company has become an increasingly popular option for older single people who want to maintain independence, yet don't want to live alone.