Hunters Point http://kalw.org en San Francisco's Hunters Point: An in-depth series from KALW News http://kalw.org/post/san-franciscos-hunters-point-depth-series-kalw-news <p>San Francisco's Hunters Point Shipyard has played many roles. In the 1940s, it became a magnet for African Americans migrating from the South seeking jobs in the Navy's shipbuilding and maintenance industry. In the 1970s, when the military started to leave, it became an empty shell – a massive, polluted space eventually designated a Superfund site. Now, it's being redeveloped with the promise of new housing, jobs and open space. But in today's San Francisco, who is it for?<br /> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:41:49 +0000 Matt Martin 44870 at http://kalw.org San Francisco's Hunters Point: An in-depth series from KALW News Sights and Sounds of Bayview: Bayview elders take their word to the streets http://kalw.org/post/sights-and-sounds-bayview-bayview-elders-take-their-word-streets <p><strong>Watch:</strong></p><p><iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/27Fp3yWCRjU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Having Pride rolls up to the plaza at Third and Oakdale with a mission: hit the bricks, and tell everyone they meet about the group&rsquo;s job placement, food assistance, and GED programs.</p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 23:43:49 +0000 Christopher Johnson 32590 at http://kalw.org Sights and Sounds of Bayview: Bayview elders take their word to the streets Rebuilding community, one family at a time in Bayview Hunters Point http://kalw.org/post/rebuilding-community-one-family-time-bayview-hunters-point <p>San Francisco&rsquo;s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood has higher rates of poverty, unemployment, and violence than any other part of the city. But its relative geographical isolation &ndash; it&rsquo;s cut off by the 101 and 280 freeways &ndash; can make those issues all but invisible to residents of other neighborhoods.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 20:00:00 +0000 5545 at http://kalw.org Rebuilding community, one family at a time in Bayview Hunters Point