Robyn Fernsworth wakes up before the sun rises every Saturday morning so she can ice skate for two hours. But she's not training for the next Winter Olympics, she's practicing with the IceSymmetrics, a masters synchronized skating team based in Oakland. The IceSymmetrics are a group of moms, lawyers, teachers, some professional skaters...and they're heading to Portland this week to compete in nationals. Bianca Taylor caught up with Robyn during practice.
What do you do when a global problem like climate change lands on your front doorstep? That’s what’s facing oyster farms up and down the West Coast, which are already feeling the impact. But, as KQED Science reporter Lauren Sommer tells us, one Bay Area oyster farm is teaming up with scientists to find a way to use nature to adapt.
For the next installment in our series "A Place Called What?!", about California places with bizarre or surprising names, we take a trip to Timbuctoo!
While Hollywood prepares for the Oscars on March 4, a "Lady Bird"-themed walking tour began its inaugural trek in Sacramento. We join the tour and hear from guides and tourists about their personal connection to the semi-autobiographical movie. Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig called her film a “love letter to Sacramento.” What did the film mean for Sactown superfans?
Mean: A Conversation with Myriam Gurba
True crime, memoir and ghost story, "Mean" is the bold and hilarious tale of Myriam Gurba’s coming of age as a queer, mixed-race Chicana.