Berkeley http://kalw.org en The Video Room survives a mass extinction http://kalw.org/post/video-room-survives-mass-extinction <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With Netflix and other ways to watch movies online growing ever more popular, it’s become rare to see an old-fashioned video rental store. The Video Room, on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland, though, has been going strong for 30 years. </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dora </span>Finkelstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> dropped in to see what’s showing.</span></p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 01:09:52 +0000 Dora Finkelstein 32160 at http://kalw.org The Video Room survives a mass extinction East Bay Express: Scary local election updates http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-scary-local-election-updates <p>On this Halloween holiday, some might find that their deepest fears stem not from ghosts or witches, but from the possible outcomes of the upcoming election. KALW’s Holly Kernan spoke with with <em>East Bay Express</em> co-editor Robert Gammon on this to discuss some of the scariest election battles in Berkeley, Oakland, and the state.</p><p></p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 00:30:27 +0000 News Producer 18768 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: Scary local election updates