As San Francisco changes, we hear from one of the city's most prominent voices, poet and co-founder of City Lights bookstore, Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
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Welcome to West Oakland: A Changing Neighborhood
From an organic grocery store to an urban garden, this video profiles a number of people trying to build and maintain community in rapidly gentrifying West Oakland.
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For a year, KQED photographer Deborah Svoboda followed two Bay Area residents through their respective gender transitions.
9-Year-Old, Shot and Paralyzed, Struggles to Return to Life
For our Books and Bullets series, KQED spent a day with Jacqueline Funes, a 9-year-old left paralyzed by a stray bullet while playing in her East Oakland neighborhood.
-Part Two: Violence Causes Ripple Effects for Thousands of Oakland Schools
-Part Three: Mom Seeks to Make Schools Better for Kids Traumatized by Violence
Devastation and Recovery: Scenes from the Valley Fire Aftermath
In a matter of hours, 3,000 people in Lake County were left homeless as a wildfire decimated the area. Four people lost their lives, and the economic costs are estimated in the millions.
Not Vaccinated? ‘Stay Home from School’
In Marin County, which has the highest number of personal belief exemptions for vaccinations in the country, a father petitions the school board to “require immunization as a condition of attendance, with the only exception being those who cannot medically be vaccinated.”
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