Joshua Reeves, CEO of Gusto, poses for a portrait at the payroll management start-up's headquarters in San Francisco, California, Monday, February 15, 2016.
Peter Brabeck, 73, poses for a portrait at his home in Carmel, California, Saturday, December 5, 2015. Mr. Brabeck, a retired petrophysicist, filed a complaint in 2011 to the Medical Board of California stating that his doctor Dr. Steven Mangar overprescribed him controlled substances. In September 2011, Mr. Brabeck learned that Dr. Mangar had hired a private investigator to watch him and had given the investigator all of his medical records. Mr. Brabeck immediately filed a complaint with the Office for Civil Rights but ultimately was disappointed with how OCR dealt with the doctor's actions.
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Tim Blake, founder and producer of the The Emerald Cup, poses with a bag of Green Crack strain of marijuana at the Area 101 spiritual healing and wellness center in Laytonville California.
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Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause poses for a portrait with his field recording equipment in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Kenwood, California.
Vanessa Collela, Managing Director and Global Head of Citi Ventures, poses for a portrait in San Francisco.
Yoga instructor Anne Seaver, left, leads a Yoga in the Vineyards event at Clos Pegase Winery in Calistoga, California.
Rachel Miller poses for a portrait at her home in Redding, California, Saturday, August 22, 2015. Mrs. Miller, a Redding lawyer and pregnant mother, is due to give birth by C-section on Sept. 29 and wants to have her doctor perform a tubal ligation that the hospital, Mercy Medical Center in Redding, refuses to allow because of Catholic doctrine. Her ACLU lawyer says she'll sue if the hospital doesn't change its mind.
Esthetician Hue Nguyen teaches a nail salon class at the International College of Cosmetology in San Francisco. Ms. Nguyen says that after working for four years at a nail salon, she got breast cancer that is now in remission. Now, she is devoted, as she says, to "let every manicurist know the dangers of the the chemicals and help them have a good environment to work in."
Psychologist Paul Ekman poses for a portrait in his apartment in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Dr. Ekman's research has focused on the study of emotions and their relation to facial expressions. Read the story here.
William Rosenzweig poses for a portrait at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, where he will soon start the Food Business School he founded, in St. Helena, California, Friday, February 20, 2015.
Dominic “The Shoe Surgeon” Chambrone