Long-time Bay Area mental health organization confronts stigma of hoarding, calls for advocacy at UC Berkeley conference

For most people, interaction with individuals that exhibit hoarding behaviors has been limited to the extreme cases shown on documentary television series such as TLC’s “Hoarding: Buried Alive” or A&E’s “Hoarders.” “Dr. Phil” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” series that are enjoyed for their melodrama, have also featured similar cases
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City of stars: A poem

The city of stars shines for no one.   It is not the place for you to chase your dreams, nor is it the place your dreams go to die. It is not your saving grace, but it is also not the cause of your downfall.   The people of
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Editors’ Note: Mar. 11

This week, The Weekender brings a feature interview with the organizers of the International Conference on Hoarding and Cluttering, which is set to take place March 22-23 — hosted for the first time at the UC Berkeley ASUC Student Union. Staff writer Alex Jiménez spoke with the associate director of
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