SPUR http://kalw.org en Your Call: How can a city develop without displacing longtime residents? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-how-can-city-develop-without-displacing-longtime-residents <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 43035 at http://kalw.org Your Call: How can a city develop without displacing longtime residents? Today on Your Call: How could more cities go ‘green’? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-could-more-cities-go-green <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 40222 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How could more cities go ‘green’? What's the Future for Families in San Francisco? http://kalw.org/post/whats-future-families-san-francisco <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With rising home prices, astronomical rents and crowded neighborhoods, it&#39;s no surprise that many San Francisco families are struggling to stay in the City. But at the same time, renewed job growth and improving public schools make San Francisco a place where more parents want to raise their children. What is the future for families in San Francisco? How are housing, employment and other forces impacting families in the City, and what lies ahead? Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:23:05 +0000 City Visions 33521 at http://kalw.org What's the Future for Families in San Francisco? How much more water can the Bay Area conserve? http://kalw.org/post/how-much-more-water-can-bay-area-conserve <P></P> <P><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; FONT-FAMILY: 'times new roman', 'new york', times, serif; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Advocates say that by mid-century the Bay Area will not have enough water to meet its needs without</SPAN><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; FONT-FAMILY: 'times new roman', 'new york', times, serif; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">&nbsp;increasing supply or curbing demand.</SPAN><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; FONT-FAMILY: 'times new roman', 'new york', times, serif; FONT-SIZE: 12pt" id=yui_3_7_2_1_1364441536096_34605>&nbsp;What more can local agencies and consumers do to conserve water, and can conservation alone help us avoid extreme water scarcity? Is water too cheap? What will it take to convince us all to adopt more water-efficient practices?</SPAN></P> <P> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:41:00 +0000 City Visions 25054 at http://kalw.org How much more water can the Bay Area conserve? Revitalizing Market Street: Can the city's multi-dimensional effort create lasting change? http://kalw.org/post/revitalizing-market-street-can-citys-multi-dimensional-effort-create-lasting-change <p>For the last twenty years, San Francisco city leaders have promised to address the long-standing challenges facing the Mid Market Street neighborhood, but nothing has really changed.Now, San Francisco is taking a fresh approach to revitalizing Mid Market Street that includes attracting tech businesses and actively reaching out to arts organizations, community groups and residents to create a new vision for &nbsp;this diverse neighborhood. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:54:25 +0000 City Visions 13447 at http://kalw.org Revitalizing Market Street: Can the city's multi-dimensional effort create lasting change?