Buildings in the upscale neighborhood of Pacific Heights, the public library as homeless shelter, Adobe Books in San Francisco closes after 22 years of operation, and local musicians The Charles Unger Experience.
The sharing economy and a system where time is money, a Hear Here segment about a woman who's spent 30 years working at Oakland's Highland Hospital, a jazz perspective on John Pizzarelli, and local musicians Zebop.
KALW's new Hear Here project: stories from you, from both sides of the Bay; graffiti as art or vandalism; home owners commissioning graffiti artists to tag their homes; murals in San Francisco's Mission District, and local musicians Shotgun Wedding Quintet.
A live performance of Crosscurrents! -- at the Polish Club in SF's Mission District, 12/3/2011. The endangered sounds of the end of the earth; a conversation with Nikki Silva (of the Kitchen Sisters); Monday Hearts for Madeliene; and local guitarist/singer Quinn Deveaux.
Reactions from the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the ban on foie gras, improving school lunch programs in Oakland, the inequalities of food access around the world, and local musicians Golden Bough.
Parents and educators occupy Lakeview Elementary; independent workers seek communal workspaces; as the need for court interpreters grows, who pays?; a jazz pianist is back in town; and local band Blue River.
Becoming a charter school, a tech company driven not by profits but by humanitarian concerns, a fatherly story in time for Father's Day, what a true love means, and local musicians T.V. Mike and the Scarecrowes.
Transitioning from a foster youth to an adult, AB 12 and California policy on emancipating foster youth, a new Oakland school that advocates careers in Public Health, and nurse practitioners serving as primary care physicians.
Neighborhood watches grow in Oakland; Question Bridge - Black Males: Do you have a problem eating fried chicken, watermelon, and bananas in front of white people?; "Streetopia" - part exhibit, part festival; and local duo Black Cobra.