Audrey Dilling http://kalw.org en Bay Area Beats: Striving to be the Ellen Degeneres of music http://kalw.org/post/bay-area-beats-striving-be-ellen-degeneres-music <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In San Francisco’s Outer Sunset neighborhood, there’s a small building that’s a big part of some young people’s lives. Sunset Youth Services provides teenagers, transitional age young adults, and their families with support like violence prevention programs, parenting classes, and food assistance. And tucked away in a corner upstairs is the youth-run music studio, </span>Upstar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Records. That’s where teens learn to record their own songs, produce beats, and shoot music videos. Twenty-four-year-old Clarissa Bryant has been recording there since she was sixteen, just one year after she came out at school. </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Audrey </span>Dilling<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> brings you the story in this installment of Bay Area Beats.</span></p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 01:39:37 +0000 Audrey Dilling 40550 at http://kalw.org Bay Area Beats: Striving to be the Ellen Degeneres of music Lost Weekend Video finds new ways to entertain in the digital age http://kalw.org/post/lost-weekend-video-finds-new-ways-entertain-digital-age <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A couple on an evening stroll down Valencia Street comes to a stop outside Lost Weekend Video. They’re peering in through the big front window.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“I wanted to check it out because I haven’t seen a video store in a long time,” says Abel Martinez. “These days I watch a lot of pirated movies.”</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 02:05:28 +0000 Audrey Dilling 40218 at http://kalw.org Lost Weekend Video finds new ways to entertain in the digital age Hear Here: Kiana Sezawar's gardening discovery http://kalw.org/post/hear-here-kiana-sezawars-gardening-discovery <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Third-grader </span>Kiana<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Eidgahi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is learning to care for plants at the Visitacion Valley Greenway community garden.</span></p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:48:04 +0000 Audrey Dilling 38489 at http://kalw.org Hear Here: Kiana Sezawar's gardening discovery San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley to get first grocery store in decades http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-s-visitacion-valley-get-first-grocery-store-decades <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Almost </span><a href="http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/err-economic-research-report/err143.aspx#.UrCw9mRDuGo" style="line-height: 1.5;">30 million</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Americans live a mile or more away from a supermarket. That may not sound very far, but for the five million plus who don’t have cars, that distance can mean the difference between eating a healthy meal and getting fast food.</span></p><p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:55:52 +0000 Audrey Dilling 38139 at http://kalw.org San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley to get first grocery store in decades DREAMer hackers code for immigration reform with FWD.us http://kalw.org/post/dreamer-hackers-code-immigration-reform-fwdus <p></p><p>Sarahi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Espinoza Salamanca and her team of designers and coders have the next 25 hours to build a website. Not just any website, but one that’s engaging enough to influence the national conversation around immigration policy.</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:03:15 +0000 Audrey Dilling 36972 at http://kalw.org DREAMer hackers code for immigration reform with FWD.us