California Historical Society http://kalw.org en Marincello - the city that never was http://kalw.org/post/marincello-city-never-was <p>Look at the San Francisco skyline and you’ll see the City by the Bay changing before your eyes. All the current construction is causing concern in some parts of town, but really, it’s nothing new. “San Francisco has always been re-making itself,” says Anthea Hartig, Executive Director of the California Historical Society (<a href="http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/about/">CHS).</a> “It was never quite good enough.”</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:50:32 +0000 Steven Short 35924 at http://kalw.org Marincello - the city that never was Take BART to rural California http://kalw.org/post/take-bart-rural-california <p>If you&rsquo;ve ridden on BART lately, you might have seen a photograph of a blue and white beach umbrella standing at the edge of a green farmer&rsquo;s field. The caption reads, &ldquo;Those are potatoes.&rdquo; Or one with a girl in a cowboy hat standing upright in her horse&rsquo;s saddle, swinging a lasso over her head. The caption: &ldquo;She&rsquo;s Also Pretty Good At Volleyball.&rdquo; Or one with a boy wearing a green 4H tie, proudly holding a goat to his side. &ldquo;Jesús and Lightning,&rdquo;</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 21:50:47 +0000 Julie Caine 5591 at http://kalw.org Take BART to rural California