Blind Architect Finds Inspiration in Loss
For the first 20 years of his career, San Francisco architect Chris Downey had an impressive, but mostly typical portfolio of work -- university libraries, wineries, aquariums, theaters, homes -- those kinds of things. But his life was turned upside down at age 45.
U.C. Student's Multifaceted Life
A lot of us are multitasking these days. But Emily Yates takes it to a new level. The 30-year-old U.C. Berkeley student is also a musician, a writer, a photographer and an activist. All of these parts of her identity developed out of the intense experiences she had after answering a fateful phone call when she was just 19.
Woodworker Crafts New Sounds
There's a thriving community of instrument makers in California. Hear the profile of one who's working to bridge "forward-looking" experimental music with the ancient craft of woodworking.
Sled Hockey Team Offers Central Valley Kids a Path to the Ice
Now we head to the Central Valley where a group of kids are adapting to adversity on the ice. They're learning how to play sled hockey. It's like ice hockey for people who've been injured or born with a disability. The U.S. has won two sled hockey gold medals in the Paralympics, most recently in 2010.