Ferlinghetti, Patel and Guidi
Meet the Lawrence Ferlinghetti you didn't know -- you might already know him as a poet, but did you also know that he's a painter, too?
Then visit Kenyan-born Indian American Shailja Patel as she performs her spoken word piece about migration and personal history.
See how Oakland Ballet artistic director Ronn Guidi comes out of retirement to save the dance company he loves.
And finally see how Rene Garcia Jr.'s glitter portraits shine.
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Meet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet and painter.
Visit Kenyan-born Indian American Shailja Patel as she works on her one-woman show, "Migritude."
See what is so special about Oakland Ballet's "Nutcracker" with their artistic director Ronn Guidi.
See how Rene Garcia Jr.'s glitter portraits shine.
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Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
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