Stories by Melissa Hellmann

Melissa Hellmann wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Melissa is a YES! reporting fellow and graduate of U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She has written for the Associated Press, TIME, The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, Time Out, and SF Weekly. Follow her on [email protected]_Hellmann. subscribe to Melissa Hellmann's feed

Posted on: Jun 5, 2017, Source: Yes! Magazine

Surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu by serving less meat and more fruits and vegetables.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2017, Source: Yes! Magazine

After 10 years without an independent grocery store, the residents of Iola, Kansas, found a way to bring one back.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2016, Source: YES! Magazine

If voters pass Proposition 57, it could ease some of the juvenile justice system’s worst get-tough-on-crime elements from past decades.