Isabel Angell http://kalw.org en In San Francisco, rent control gets personal http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-rent-control-gets-personal <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rent control has been a way for cities to regulate their housing prices and evictions since World War One, in the wake of a big housing shortage in New York. But that doesn’t mean it’s common. In fact, only a handful of cities in the United States have rent control, like New York City, Los Angeles, a few cities in the Bay Area and San Francisco.</span></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:29:28 +0000 Isabel Angell 40867 at http://kalw.org In San Francisco, rent control gets personal First Mayoral forum in series tackles jobs and diversity in SF http://kalw.org/post/first-mayoral-forum-series-tackles-jobs-and-diversity-sf <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-aa511ff0-b32f-4db4-a677-4ca96d19734c"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">African Americans are leaving San Francisco at an alarming rate. They make up just six percent of the population, down from over 13 percent in 1970 and have a higher unemployment rate than whites and other minorities.</span></span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:10:51 +0000 Isabel Angell 40802 at http://kalw.org First Mayoral forum in series tackles jobs and diversity in SF Old Bay Bridge is coming down, without a bang http://kalw.org/post/old-bay-bridge-coming-down-without-bang <p class="p1">The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge stands empty. Its job is done. Now it’s time for it to come down, and the man overseeing the demolition is Bill Howe, senior engineer with Caltrans.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:59:30 +0000 Isabel Angell 35903 at http://kalw.org Old Bay Bridge is coming down, without a bang Transit-oriented developments are taking the Bay Area back to the future http://kalw.org/post/transit-oriented-developments-are-taking-bay-area-back-future <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Bay Area is one of the most congested places in the whole country ­– behind Los Angeles and Honolulu. Over the next 30 years, another two million people are expected to move here. So, how are we are all going to fit?</span></p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 23:36:08 +0000 Isabel Angell 31002 at http://kalw.org Transit-oriented developments are taking the Bay Area back to the future California is least improved in highway conditions http://kalw.org/post/california-least-improved-highway-conditions <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">California has the worst track record in improving its highways, while spending twice the national average per mile.</span></p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:54:52 +0000 Isabel Angell 24076 at http://kalw.org California is least improved in highway conditions