recession http://kalw.org en Helping the homeless at the S.F. Public Library http://kalw.org/post/helping-homeless-sf-public-library <div style="height: 100%; line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%; word-wrap: break-word; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-width: 0px; outline-width: 0px;"><p></p><p><span style="font-size: 87.5%; line-height: 1.5;">A medley of people wait for the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://sfpl.org/" style="font-size: 87.5%; line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco Public Library</a><span style="font-size: 87.5%; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to open in the morning. Students on a deadline. People who <em>really</em> need a library book. Retired folks. And people checking email.</span></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:47:28 +0000 Julia Scott 4568 at http://kalw.org Helping the homeless at the S.F. Public Library Today on Your Call: What Needs To Be Done To Create Good Paying Jobs? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-needs-be-done-create-good-paying-jobs <P> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 06:29:30 +0000 Malihe Razazan 21728 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What Needs To Be Done To Create Good Paying Jobs? Did altering the menu alter a restaurants fate in the recession? http://kalw.org/post/did-altering-menu-alter-restaurants-fate-recession <p>Three years ago, we aired a piece about <a href="http://www.dellestelle.com/photos.html">Caffe Delle Stelle</a> in Hayes Valley, San Francisco. The café was changing up its menu to fit the times &ndash; the economic downturn was beginning to slow the flow of lunchtime customers, so it formulated an economy meal. KALW&rsquo;s Laura Klivans spoke with then-server Flori Mashmeyer, who said the restaurant&rsquo;s ten-dollar soup or salad and pasta dish was bringing in &ldquo;a lot more business.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 00:09:09 +0000 Fatima Duran 10618 at http://kalw.org Did altering the menu alter a restaurants fate in the recession? Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, April 16, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-monday-april-16-2012 <p>The city of&nbsp;Pleasant&nbsp;Hill is launching a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_20404199/pleasant-hill-give-small-businesses-grants-pay-marketing">small business assistance pilot program</a>&nbsp;that will grant $37,500 to small businesses that generate sales tax revenue for the city&hellip;</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:58:55 +0000 Irene Florez 9161 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, April 16, 2012 Today on Your Call: What's in store for the economy? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-whats-store-economy <p><span style="font-size: 14pt">On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation with<em>&nbsp;</em></span><span style="color: rgb(17,26,33); font-size: 14pt">Nomi Prins, author of <em>Black Tuesday</em>, a historical novel set during the 1929 stock market crash. How do lessons from the Depression era help us understand today&#39;s economic crisis? Join us at 10 or email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:feedback@yourcallradio.org">feedback@yourcallradio.org</a>. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 14:07:32 +0000 Rose Aguilar 3174 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What's in store for the economy?