Promoting Self-Love

By Summer Vodnoy
Beneath the vitriol and vanity of social media platforms is a thriving, often self-made culture of positivity and support. Broadcasting her ideals on Youtube, Instagram and other platforms, Vanessa Manley swirls business, opinion and activism into a distinctly modern concoction. She shares with The BCC Voice her motivations and struggles promoting self-love within a culture of commodification and commercialized beauty. Continue reading Promoting Self-Love


The People’s Drink

By Jesse Rosenthal
In Alameda, social lubricant and liquid courage are brewed in giant vats beneath the careful and considered supervision of Jesse Sariñana. A veteran of the local craft beer scene, Sariñana kicked back and shared a brew (or two) with The BCC Voice in addition to his perspective on how the industry is changing for the better. Continue reading The People’s Drink