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Market Street is one of the oldest streets in San Francisco. And in some places, it can seem like the busiest, the loudest, the dirtiest... RICK REESER: Presently, parts of it are more dangerous than others, especially the part that you’re actually standing in. … ZACH OLSEN: Depending on what block...
This article was originally published at The Idiolect. Berkeley resident Rita Moreno is a bona-fide show business legend, one of the first people to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony award. She’ll be 80 in December, but boy, you wouldn’t know it from her performance in her autobiographical...
On Crosscurrents, this evening, we reported on today's march in response to the recent Occupy Wall Street protests in New York. Demonstrators camped out this evening near the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco, and they have issued a press release marking the next stage in the developing...
For many people, nudity brings up strong feelings: it makes them uncomfortable, freaks them out. Whether it is about sexuality or simply decency is debatable. And, interestingly enough, one can turn to two politicians named Wiener to shed light on the subject. Earlier this year, New York...
Some of us listen to that one favorite song over and over again. And some of us scour the world over for new music. Well, if you want to broaden your horizons, all you need to do is tune in to AllDayPlay.fm from Oakland’s Youth Radio. It’s a streaming station DJ’d by local artists, musicians, and...
This article was originally published at The Idiolect. Half-drow assassin Nigel Blackthorn and Petula the Space Pirate walk into La Val’s tavern, still much wearied from their quest to lay siege to Castle Dashwood and in need of rest before embarking upon the morrow’s epic adventure that would...
San Franciscans will see a fierce competition come to a head in less than two months. There are 16 contenders in the race to be San Francisco’s next mayor, and here at KALW News, we’re talking to all of them. We’ve already heard from a wide range of candidates, including David Chiu, Leland Yee,...
A study released earlier this year showed that the U.S. is on its way to a major shortage of science talent; about 1% of American students score above proficiency on national science assessments. Some blame school curricula; others fault kids’ video game habits. But whatever we lack in actual...
President Obama plans on doing a town-hall meeting at the Mountain View headquarters of professional networking site LinkedIn on Monday. The forum will be an opportunity for the Commander-in-Chief to address the all-too-timely subject of jobs creation... Although Silicon Valley tech-jobs are...
Just as the state California needs to shift gears to address the needs of today’s veterans, so does the medical community. Veterans Association studies have found that 1 in 5 returning vets suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. According to a study by the San Francisco VA, only 1 in 10 of...
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