upper waypoint

Chapter 0: Welcome to American Suburb

03:21
Save ArticleSave Article
Failed to save article

Please try again

American Suburb podcast

Gentrification is changing cities across America, forcing people from neighborhoods they have long called home. Call them the displaced. Now those priced out of the Bay Area are looking for a better life in an unlikely place. American Suburb follows this migration to one California town along the Delta, 45 miles from San Francisco. But is this once sleepy suburb ready for them?

KQED’s Devin Katayama and Sandhya Dirks explore that question, taking us into the ordinary spaces of suburban life to find extraordinary stories about race, poverty and belonging.

Sponsored

lower waypoint
next waypoint
Why California Environmentalists Are Divided Over Plan to Change Power Utility RatesAngela Davis and Black Student Leaders Talk Social Justice at Alameda High School EventCalifornia Court to Weigh In on Fight Over Transgender Ballot Measure Proposal LanguageHow a Pivotal Case on Homelessness Could Redefine Policies in California and the NationDespite California's Investments in Public Preschool, Child Care Challenges ContinueWhy Renaming Oakland's Airport Is a Big DealHave We Entered Into a New Cold War Era?B. Hamilton: 'Hey Sunshine'Inheriting a Home in California? Here's What You Need to KnowNewsom Promises to Get Tough With Local Homeless Programs