San Francisco http://kalw.org en Who’s using San Francisco WiFi? http://kalw.org/post/who-s-using-san-francisco-wifi <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the corner of Sanchez and Market, Jason </span>Dorn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> pulls out an iPhone. He’s at one end point of the access area for San Francisco Free WiFi, a free wireless network that the city launched this past December. It spans Market Street, from Castro Street to the </span>Embarcadero<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 01:09:51 +0000 Audrey Dilling 45373 at http://kalw.org Who’s using San Francisco WiFi? Bay Area Beats: San Francisco rapper A-1 http://kalw.org/post/bay-area-beats-san-francisco-rapper-1 <p></p><p class="p1">San Francisco rapper A-1 comes in pairs his songs with video that often goes viral, including one shot spontaneously at the riots that followed the San Francisco Giants win of the World Series in 2010. In this installment of Bay Area Beats, A-1 talks about the evolution of his sound.</p><p class="p1"><em>Click the audio player above to listen to the story.</em></p><p class="p1"><em>Hear more of A-1's music and watch his videos <a href="http://www.a-1music.com/">here</a>.</em></p><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 01:06:15 +0000 Todd Whitney 45374 at http://kalw.org Bay Area Beats: San Francisco rapper A-1 Pioneer Tom Nolan on Aging Gays http://kalw.org/post/pioneer-tom-nolan-aging-gays <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Tom Nolan ran Project Open Hand for almost two decades. He's the chairman of the </span>MUNI<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"> board. But his passion is gay rights and right now it's the plight of the city's gay seniors that has his attention. Marilyn Pittman talks with Tom about the findings of the&nbsp;</span>LGBT<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"> Aging&nbsp;Policy Task Force, &nbsp;What is the state of the city's gay elders? What kinds of challenges do they face that others don't? &nbsp;You might be surprised. &nbsp;Thursday, June 19, 2014, at </span>7pm<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p><font size="2" style="line-height: normal; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:26:00 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 42202 at http://kalw.org Pioneer Tom Nolan on Aging Gays “Guardian of the Golden Gate” spent career preventing suicides http://kalw.org/post/guardian-golden-gate-spent-career-preventing-suicides <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:33:44 +0000 Hana Baba 45146 at http://kalw.org “Guardian of the Golden Gate” spent career preventing suicides CCSF stays open, but workers aren't celebrating yet http://kalw.org/post/ccsf-stays-open-workers-arent-celebrating-yet <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">City College of San Francisco is now able to stay open for another two years while it meets accreditation standards, according to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.</span></p><p class="p1">This is a relief for the college which has feared closure since last July, when the commission decided to terminate the college’s accreditation this coming July.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:29:38 +0000 Hana Baba 45143 at http://kalw.org CCSF stays open, but workers aren't celebrating yet