Dilemma of the Month: What Should I Do About My Boss’s Memory Loss?

Our new CEO has been at our nonprofit for approximately six months. As the director of HR, the vice presidents and I went to our board with concerns regarding our new leader and his memory issues. He can’t remember the decisions he makes. I know there’s such a thing as a fitness-for-duty test, but these are usually centered around physical fitness. Where do I go from here?


Oct 18, 2023 Suzanne Lucas

Rest and Reset at the Reimagination Farm

Former UC Davis professor Robyn Rodriguez starts a sanctuary space dedicated to healing

It’s harvest time at the Reimagination Farm in Lake County, California. As autumn turns the air crisp and the leaves begin to change, former UC Davis Asian American Studies professor Robyn Rodriguez surveys the land in front of her and reflects on the rhythms of nature. “Even the earth follows cycles of rest,” she muses. “That’s how we regenerate.”

Oct 12, 2023 Robin Douglas

Valley Rail on Track

A new commuter rail service is coming to the Capital Region

In the notoriously car dependent Central Valley, a new public transit option could have significant impacts on mobility and quality of life, as well as economic development. But delays to the Valley Rail project are reflective of the challenges involved in building intercity passenger rail anywhere in the United States. 

Oct 9, 2023 Ben Sanchez