C.j. Easter owns FitTrac in Menlo Park and is one of many black-owned businesses trying to navigate the pandemic.
Dr. Sara Cody, Santa Clara County Health Officer, spearheaded the country’s first “shelter-in-place” to control the spread of Covid-19.
Mayor of San Jose, Sam Liccardo, considers it an honor to serve the public during COVID-19. Sam is amazed by those in the business community who have contributed millions for coronavirus relief. Sam launched Silicon Valley Strong in mid-march to acquire donations from the community to help the elderly, disadvantaged children and those who struggle with food insecurity.
Joy Zhang is the Co-CEO and co-founder of Mon Ami, a loneliness solution for seniors that matches college students to visit for socialization and assistance. During the COVID-19 crisis Mon Ami has become the provider of a tech platform cities use to vet volunteers they match up with people in need.
Alex Sinunu is the Founder of Rendr Inc., a construction management company that he opened in September. The coronavirus pandemic has caused Sinunu to redefine his core business and he pivoted toward business owners and helping them to make their businesses more profitable. Working from home in the past 6 weeks Sinunu is figuring out how to add employees in this new structure. Currently, Sinunu is in the design stage on several projects and is adding design structure to adapt to the new COVID-19 expectations. The new shift is away from densifying spaces but exactly how much space per person is still under review as regulations shift.
Maurice Brewster, right, is CEO and founder of Mosaic Global Transport in San Jose. Maurice's wife, Rhonda Brewster is president, and together they provide much of the local transportation for Apple. Their fleet of minibuses and executive coaches have ground to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with public gatherings and events cancelled, the closure of many tech businesses, and the rest having their employees work from home.
The office leasing marketplace has come to a virtual halt due to COVID-19. Some say a market comeback may not happen until the fourth quarter. Leasing agents are doing the best they can in the declining marketplace.
National Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera photographed in downtown Fresno.
Vasily is a trainer at Performance Gaines gym in Palo Alto.
Nael Khader reflects in the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
Paul Palmer and Lisa Gallimore share a hug at the Whiskey Flats Encampment in Kernville, CA.
Fred Ray is a retired Santa Barbara Sheriff’s department investigator who will present matching DNA and other evidence in the murder trial of Joseph DeAngelo, also known as the Golden State Killer.
Jesse was a server for a West African themed dinner in Fresno.
Louise Jones lives in a friend's trailer in Fairmead and works odd jobs to make ends meet.
Robert 'Gator' Williams, 83, is a longtime resident of Fairmead, CA.
Tommy is detained at the Fresno Juvenile Detention Facility.
Ash, Ouazzane, Morocco
An old man has his portrait taken in Leh, India.
Ladahki Shepherd, Tso Moriri
Faby Reyes participates in the Día de los Muertos tradition in Hornitos, CA.
Anne Scheid is an artist and professor of art at Fresno City College.
A restroom attendant at a roadside stop in Morocco
First Sergeant(RET) John Garcia served as a paratrooper in WW II, the Korean War, and in Vietnam. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge during WWII. He has received two Bronze Stars, Three Purple Hearts, Combat Infantry Badge with two Stars, Master Jump WIngs, Leadership Tabs, and numerous awards, citations, and campaign ribbons for his meritorious service in the Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. He now resides with his wife Lillian in Squaw Valley. Native American Veterans of all Tribal Nations are serving as Grand Marshalls for the Veterans Day Parade in Fresno on November 11. He is photographed in front of Eagle feathers from an Eagle Staff which represents warriors in battle. Garcia is Native American of the Central Valley Tachi and Wukchumi Tribes.
Tambra Banes portrait taken in Clovis.
Win McMurry, Host, Gone with the Win.
Valerie Bender has her portrait taken in Fresno.
Natalie Ho, Partners For Growth
Christopher Gaines is a physical trainer who advises the San Francisco Forty Niners and owns Performance Gaines in Palo Alto.
David 'Mas' Masumoto, author and organic farmer, talks about the drought in California and how it has affected his practices and the public at large.
A guard at the Old Royal Palace in Prague.
Kathie Reid is a runner,cyclist,journalist, and professor of Child Development at California State, Fresno.
Fresno Artist, Chris Sorensen has his portrait taken while welding a sculpture in his Fresno studio.
Shepherd Raul Ayala looks at the poor pasture land that his employer John Lasgoity is currently having his sheep graze on just South of Avenue 11 in Madera County. Lasgoity said under normal weather patterns the feed in the pasture would be just about knee-high.
David Williams kisses his brother Curtis Williams at David's home in Fresno on Oct. 28, 2001. Former Washington safety Curtis Williams suffered a severe spinal cord injury in a football game against Stanford. Curtis passed away in May of 2002.
John Cunningham has his portrait taken behind propane burning silver iodide. The process is used to atomize the solution so vapor goes into clouds with the help of the wind to make precipitation. John works for Atmospherics Inc., a "cloud seeding" company.
Kristopher George M.D. is a cardiothoracic surgeon in Fresno.
A young boy demonstrates the latest in face paint.