Dr. Daniel Swangard, an anesthesiologist at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, poses for a portrait at his home in Bolinas, California, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Dr. Swangard is in remission from neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer and has recently joined a death with dignity lawsuit against California. Read the article here.
Jeff Clarke, CEO of Kodak, poses for a portrait at his home in San Francisco, California, Monday, February 23, 2015.
Michael W. Kirst, Professor Emeritus of Education and Business Administration, poses for a portrait at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Professor Kirst was one of the key figures during the formative years of President Johnson's Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Read the article here.
Dr. Frank Drake, the founder of SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence), poses for a portrait at his home in Aptos, California. Dr. Drake also created the Arecibo Message - a simple binary encoded message broadcast into space by the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico in 1974. The message encodes several things: the numbers 1 to 10, the basic chemistry of life on Earth, the double helix structure of DNA, Earth's population, a graphic of the Solar System, a human figure, and a graphic of the Arecibo radio telescope and it's dish' dimensions. Read here.
Licensed Vocational Nurse Tesfa Gemechu checks the heart rate of 11-month-old Isabelle Spanflener, along with her mother Palmira Miller and half sister Mayah Miller, 3, during a wellness checkup at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Claremont Clinic in Oakland, California, Monday, December 22, 2014. They received informational material for Too Small To Fail's Talking Is Teaching campaign which promotes reading, talking, and singing to children under the age of 3 to boost their brain development. Read the story here. And, read the Full Frame blog post I did on this assignment here.
Roxana Cruz, an adviser fellow with National College Advising Corps, poses for a portrait at Tennyson High School in Hayward, California, Thursday, January 8, 2015. Read the story on her and the National College Advising Corps here.
Veronica Pinchin of Google poses for a portrait in her apartment in San Francisco, California, on Friday, January 23, 2015.
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Jinho Ferreira and his partner Deputy Charles Joe visit Ce' Jays Barber Shop in San Leandro, California, Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Read the interview with Jinho here.
Tony Porterfield poses for a portrait in his home in Los Altos, California, Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Tony Porterfield, a software engineer and father of two boys, in the past found security flaws in the web sites and apps used in his sons' elementary school and has since then identified security lapses in a couple of dozen other K-12 education technology products. Here the story here.
Shanice Britton, 17, poses for a portrait with her hunting rifle overlooking some of her family's land on September 21, 2014 in Covelo an Native American reservation in Northern California.
Lewis Perkins of Cradle to Cradle poses for a portrait in San Francisco.
Tony Corsberg and Barry Friedman of Friedman's Home Improvement pose for a portrait at the company's new store in Petaluma, California.
James Ray, of Santa Rosa, has a vasectomy performed by Dr. Douglas Jimenez and resident physician MaryAnn Dakkak at Vista Family Health Center in Santa Rosa, California, Friday, November 7, 2014. Mr. Ray has three children. He cites his wife's two c-section births as a major reason for the vasectomy. November 7 is World Vasectomy Day.
Nathan Lange of Petaluma views flooding at Rainsville Road and Stony Point Road in Petaluma, California, Thursday December 11, 2014.
Eleanor Hammer gestures before starting a clavinova piano recital for fellow residents of the assisted-living facility called The Sequoias in San Francisco, California. Mrs. Hammer fell in an exercise class. She only bruised herself but that coupled with a bad recent fall that happened to her husband David, has convinced her to always have her walker with her.
Read the story and see more photographs here.