Location of UR Eden Walkers in Relation to COVID Cases and Social Vulnerability

By Steven Gu On the maps above and below, the hometowns of ten 2020 UR Edenwalkers appear on a base map of coronavirus cases maintained by the Centers for Disease Control, showing areas of relative social vulnerability and risk. Underlying each home icon is a snapshot of county-level data at the time of publication. A Read more about Location of UR Eden Walkers in Relation to COVID Cases and Social Vulnerability[…]

The Front Line Nurse/Dad

By Steven Gu Editors note: At this writing, Marin County, California has reported 223 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 12 confirmed deaths. Before John Wildgust, a supervising nurse in Marin County, enters the hospital every evening, he’s required to have his temperature taken at the front door. If it’s normal, he gets a clearance sticker Read more about The Front Line Nurse/Dad[…]

Slow Driving

By Steven Gu [Editor’s note: What follows is a story written in early March as the author drove home to California after the University of Richmond closed its campus in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.] ___________________________________________ “STATE LAW Move Over Unless Passing.” This law has been on my mind lately. Driving from Virginia to California, Read more about Slow Driving[…]

Sonoma County by the Numbers

Name of Community: Sonoma County, CA Established (date): 1850 Land area: 1,768 sq mi Population: 328,239,523 Population over 65: 16% Population per sq. mile: 87.4 Racial Makeup: 76.4% white, 13.4% black, 18.3% Latino 5.9% Asian Persons per household: 2.63 Per Capita Income: $32,621 Bachelor Degree or above: 31.5% Life expectancy: NA Hospital Beds: 689 Number Read more about Sonoma County by the Numbers[…]