KALW http://kalw.org en The San Francisco Shipyard: Undoing the toxic legacy http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-shipyard-undoing-toxic-legacy <p>Marie Harrison is very familiar with the health issues in Bayview Hunters Point.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"I've lived and raised children in </span>Bayview<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for almost 50 something years, and honestly for as long as I can remember there have always been complaints. Because no one really understood the relationship between their illnesses and where they lived," Harrison says.</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:31:21 +0000 Daphne Matziaraki 44860 at http://kalw.org The San Francisco Shipyard: Undoing the toxic legacy The San Francisco Shipyard: Who gets the jobs? http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-shipyard-who-gets-jobs <p>Freddy Carter is working on block 51. This is one of the first buildings in the reinvention of the historic Hunters Point Shipyard&nbsp;that will come on the market.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Daphne Matziaraki 44857 at http://kalw.org The San Francisco Shipyard: Who gets the jobs? The San Francisco Shipyard: Who will live in San Francisco’s new town http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-shipyard-who-will-live-san-francisco-s-new-town <p><span style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.4318181818181819; background-color: transparent;">Linda Richardson is sitting in her car just outside a huge, fenced off, construction zone. This is where Lennar Urban is slowly building a new development at the site of the abandoned Navy shipyard. 12,000 homes by 2021. Richardson, a long time resident and community activist, wants to show me who will be most affected by the redevelopment.</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 01:17:07 +0000 Daphne Matziaraki 44856 at http://kalw.org The San Francisco Shipyard: Who will live in San Francisco’s new town Harvey Milk Celebrated http://kalw.org/post/harvey-milk-celebrated <p><font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 9pt;">Thursday</span><font size="2">, May 22nd is the debut</font></font><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;of the Harvey Milk postage stamp. Tue, 20 May 2014 21:12:42 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 44063 at http://kalw.org Harvey Milk Celebrated Behind the scenes on a pot farm in Mendocino http://kalw.org/post/behind-scenes-pot-farm-mendocino <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Federally, marijuana production is still a major crime, one that can land you in <a href="http://www.ussc.gov/Legal/Primers/Primer_Drug.pdf">prison for decades</a>. Yet, in northern California, there’s a whole economy built around it. They call the area the Emerald Triangle –&nbsp;made by Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino counties. In Mendocino specifically, the gradual decline of the lumber industry led to marijuana becoming one of the county’s major commercial crops over the last decade.</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 01:25:09 +0000 Daphne Matziaraki 37096 at http://kalw.org Behind the scenes on a pot farm in Mendocino