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Bay Area News Headlines: Thursday, May 19, 2022

The Oakland City Council announced plans to create a new fund to pay for services for victims of the war on drugs/Rising interest rates slowed demand last month for home buying in California, but that didn’t stop the median single-family home price from reaching a new record/The Bay Area is expecting sunny skies, not-so hot temperatures, and light winds. But, Further inland windy conditions and hot temperatures have triggered a "Red Flag Warning" for most of Northern California/Marin County reports a 34 percent increase in the number of families experiencing homelessness.

Kevin Vance created a program of folk music for KALW, A Patchwork Quilt, in October 1991. He grew up in Berkeley during the 1960s and '70s and spent his years learning in public schools, community colleges, bookstores, libraries, and non-commercial radio stations, as well as from the people around him. When he's not on the radio, then he's selling books, taking care of his family, listening to music, entering stuff into a computer, or taking a class.