Sara Bernard http://kalw.org en I left my clown nose in San Francisco http://kalw.org/post/i-left-my-clown-nose-san-francisco <p>If you&rsquo;ve spent any time in the Bay Area, there&rsquo;s a good chance you&rsquo;ve met some circus performers: clowns, jugglers, fire dancers, aerialists, hula hoopers, tightrope walkers &ndash; maybe you saw them in a theatrical performance, leading workshops at your child&rsquo;s school, or practicing their skills in a park on a sunny afternoon.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 22:50:47 +0000 Sara Bernard 10614 at http://kalw.org I left my clown nose in San Francisco Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, March 22, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-thursday-march-22-2012 <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">A new paper released by Princeton&#39;s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs suggests that U.S. policies regarding immigration <a href="http://californiawatch.org/dailyreport/us-policies-encourage-immigrants-stay-study-finds-15427 ">unintentionally encourage immigrants to stay in the country</a>, whether or not they entered legally. Thu, 22 Mar 2012 16:11:08 +0000 Sara Bernard 7904 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, March 22, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, March 8, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-thursday-march-8-2012 <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">A new study issued today by San Jose State University reports that<a href="http://californiawatch.org/dailyreport/study-careful-planning-needed-rail-stations-bring-growth-15214 "> building a high-speed rail system in California</a> is likely to create jobs and support population growth in both major and mid-size cities, but only if it&#39;s done well. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:51:27 +0000 Sara Bernard 7140 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, March 8, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, March 1, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-afternoon-edition-thursday-march-1-2012 <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">Thousands of Californians will join in a planned<a href="http://www.insidebayarea.com/top-stories/ci_20080053 "> protest today against cuts to public education</a>, rising tuition fees, and police violence during past Occupy demonstrations. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 21:30:08 +0000 Sara Bernard 6783 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, March 1, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, February 23, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-thursday-february-23-2012 <p>Downsizing California&#39;s postal system could affect <a href="http://www.insidebayarea.com/california/ci_20022056">last-minute voters</a>, according to Secretary of State Debra Bowen. While the U.S. Postal Service has proposed closing up to 11 processing centers across the state, that could delay thousands of mail-in ballots and compromise the integrity of the November election...</p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 18:57:09 +0000 Sara Bernard 6357 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, February 23, 2012