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How George Floyd's Murder Ignited Solidarity in the Streets and California's Reparations Movement
Through personal essay and striking photography, KQED’s Otis R. Taylor Jr. and Beth LaBerge reflect on the Bay Area and nationwide protests that led to the creation of California’s reparations task force following George Floyd's murder in May 2020.

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A Morning with BART’s Crisis Intervention Specialists
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Rep. Ro Khanna Calls on Netanyahu to ‘Immediately Halt’ Rafah Offensive
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'I Called Out for Help': Man Shot by Pittsburg Police Files Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit
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Newsom’s “Swiss Army Knife” Advisor Reflects Upon Leaving the Administration
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Animal Sedative Linked to US Overdoses Spurs Call for More SF Drug Monitoring
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The Teen Photographer Capturing Bay Area Avocets on Camera (and Where You Can See Them Too)
Stingless Bees Guard Tasty Honey With Barricades, Bouncers and Bites
US Universities Expand Climate Change Degree Offerings Amid Growing Demand
Sister Roma to Lead San Francisco Queer History Bus Tour for Pride Month
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Giving the Obsessive Film Collectors of the World Their Due
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‘Robot Dreams’ Is More Profound Than it Has Any Right to be
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Housing Affordability

Newsom’s “Swiss Army Knife” Advisor Reflects Upon Leaving the Administration

Alameda County District Attorney Sues Farmers Insurance Alleging Unfair Practices

For the second time this year, Pamela Price’s office is taking insurance companies to court for allegedly undervaluing property.
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California Forever Hands Out $500K to Solano Nonprofits Ahead of November Election

The billionaire-backed company is handing out thousands of dollars in funding to 45 Solano County nonprofits. California Forever says the money comes with 'no strings attached.'

Peskin Ballot Measure Aims to Pay Rent for Thousands of Low-Income Households in SF

The proposed amendment to the San Francisco city charter would dedicate millions of dollars a year to expand the Senior Operating Subsidy program.

Immigration

California's Class of 2024 Lags in Student Aid Applications, Data Shows

Over 42,000 fewer students in California applied for federal student aid in 2024 compared to last year. What happened?
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After Months-Long Coma, This Latino Immigrant Worker Is Still Fighting Mysterious Long COVID Symptoms

Construction worker Osbaldo Varilla-Aguilar is still fighting mysterious symptoms after emerging from a 3-month coma and going blind in his left eye. His experience is just one example of the devastating impact that COVID continues to have on Latinx communities in San Francisco.
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'Political Football:' Future Uncertain for Program Reuniting Migrant Families

The little-known Central American Minors program has started, stopped and started again under successive presidential administrations.

Half Moon Bay Farmworker Housing Gains Approval After Push by Newsom

The governor urged the planning commission to approve the 40-unit project, a little over a year after a mass shooting on two farms revealed deplorable conditions for farmworkers.

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How George Floyd's Murder Ignited Solidarity in the Streets and California's Reparations Movement

Through personal essay and striking photography, KQED’s Otis R. Taylor Jr. and Beth LaBerge reflect on the Bay Area and nationwide protests that led to the creation of California’s reparations task force following George Floyd's murder in May 2020.

A Morning with BART’s Crisis Intervention Specialists

In this episode of The Bay, KQED's Matthew Green joins 2 of BART's Crisis Intervention Specialists for a morning on the job.
A man with dark hair and eyes wears a light blue business suit and busy orange and green tie sits on a wooden bench outside. He sits crossed-legged with his arms folded on his knee. He looks to the right of the camera. Crowds of people and children are pictured behind him.

Rep. Ro Khanna Calls on Netanyahu to ‘Immediately Halt’ Rafah Offensive

He said President Joe Biden needs to deliver on his promise to suspend delivery of weapons if Rafah was invaded.

'I Called Out for Help': Man Shot by Pittsburg Police Files Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit

One of the officers named in the lawsuit was federally indicted last year and had previously killed a man with a chokehold.

Newsom’s “Swiss Army Knife” Advisor Reflects Upon Leaving the Administration

Two gloved hands (blue and purple) hold a test strip into a sample container.

Animal Sedative Linked to US Overdoses Spurs Call for More SF Drug Monitoring

Recent reports found that medetomidine, a synthetic sedative often used by veterinarians, is “rapidly proliferating” in drug markets around the U.S.

After Falling Short, SF Will Revamp Office Aimed at Helping Sexual Assault Victims

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced the inaugural director of the new Office of Victim and Witness Rights, which will take over the city's goal of helping survivors navigate bureaucracy.

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