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Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 11/04/21

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Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan died yesterday afternoon following a collision with a vehicle in Alameda / After years of devastatingly low monarch butterfly populations, the species has rebounded this fall / Students from three San Francisco high schools walked out of classes Tuesday morning over concerns about administrators’ responses to sexual harassment and assault allegations / A new tiny home community near Oakland’s Lake Merrittwill begin providing temporary shelter to 65 people this month.

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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.