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American Graduate

American Graduate is a public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help local communities across America find solutions to address the dropout crisis.

Arts & Culture

A consolidated feed of all KQED's arts and culture blog offerings.
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Bay Area Bites

Culinary rants and raves from Bay Area foodies and professionals.
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The Giveaway

This blog is updated frequently with new contests and opportunities for free tickets and products, courtesy of KQED and our sponsors.

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A daily blog that critically examines the social and cultural impact of music, movies, television, advertisements, fashion, the internet and all the other collective experiences that make us laugh, cringe and cry.


Curated by Tina Barseghian, MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions -- covering cultural and technology trends, groundbreaking research, education policy and more.
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News Fix

Written and edited by Jon Brooks, News Fix is our daily take on events and stories impacting the Bay Area and beyond.
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QUEST Science Blog

Our community science blog with daily contributions from local scientists, experts, teachers and students -- with a decidedly Bay Area focus.
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State of Health

A window into health in California.

This Is Us
This Is Us

KQED profiles remarkable individuals in Northern California. Watch videos, suggest profiles.
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NPR Blogs

A complete listing of blogs produced and presented by NPR.

PBS Blogs

A listing of PBS-produced blogs.

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Public Media Partner "Next Avenue" — Where Grown-ups Keep Growing

All the knowledge, wisdom, and inspiration you need to navigate your life in your 50s and beyond. Topics include: Health & Well-Being; Money & Security; Caregiving; Work & Purpose; Living & Learning.

Also on KQED.org this week ...

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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).

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"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area

KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.

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