safety http://kalw.org en Walking with purpose to combat violence http://kalw.org/post/walking-purpose-combat-violence <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><div><p>When it comes to sending a message to the community, one way to do it is to simply stand together. That’s what one Oakland organization is doing by organizing a walk every Friday evening in some of the city’s most crime-heavy areas. Since 2012, Oakland has averaged around 860 aggravated assaults each year, with many of the incidents concentrated in East Oakland. Although these walks are organized by churches, they’ve attracted hundreds of secular participants.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 18:01:20 +0000 Leila Day 43841 at http://kalw.org Walking with purpose to combat violence Silicon Valley commuter shuttles hit home in San Francisco neighborhoods http://kalw.org/post/silicon-valley-commuter-shuttles-hit-home-san-francisco-neighborhoods <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:14:20 +0000 Liz Pfeffer 34552 at http://kalw.org Silicon Valley commuter shuttles hit home in San Francisco neighborhoods Mrs. Small did something big last Saturday – she got arrested at 90 years old http://kalw.org/post/mrs-small-did-something-big-last-saturday-she-got-arrested-90-years-old <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">August 6 marks the one year anniversary of the Chevron refinery fire in Richmond. The fire, caused by a leak in a 40-year old pipe, sent a plume of smoke across nearby neighborhoods, leading thousands of residents to eventually seek medical care.</span></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:59:24 +0000 Daniel Moore 31229 at http://kalw.org Mrs. Small did something big last Saturday – she got arrested at 90 years old Today on Your Call: How should neighbors look out for each other? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-should-neighbors-look-out-each-other <p><span><span style='font-family: "Times New Roman"; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;'>&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 06 Aug 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Laura Wenus 31177 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How should neighbors look out for each other?