Chinatown http://kalw.org en Chinatown Tenants Gather Strength http://kalw.org/post/chinatown-tenants-gather-strength <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-24c96570-3cc7-ec5f-7476-32cd40fedd3f"><span style="font-size: 20px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Tenants are facing a tough time in San Francisco. The city has some of the nation’s highest rents and laws like the Ellis Act have made evictions front page news. But there are pockets of affordability, like in Chinatown, where the average rent is one third as much as in other neighborhoods. &nbsp;</span></span></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:54:40 +0000 Melanie Young 46633 at http://kalw.org Chinatown Tenants Gather Strength Keeping memories of Chinatown alive -- and kicking! http://kalw.org/post/keeping-memories-chinatown-alive-and-kicking-0 <p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:51:36 +0000 Jen Chien 46624 at http://kalw.org Keeping memories of Chinatown alive -- and kicking! StoryCorps: Patricia Chin, from Chinatown to a chorus line http://kalw.org/post/storycorps-patricia-chin-chinatown-chorus-line <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.425;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:15pt;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:24:12 +0000 Judy Silber 44975 at http://kalw.org StoryCorps: Patricia Chin, from Chinatown to a chorus line Green Street Mortuary Band: Paying the rent by scaring off ghosts http://kalw.org/post/green-street-mortuary-band-paying-rent-scaring-ghosts <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s a chilly morning in San Francisco, and a funeral is starting.</span></p><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 23:05:13 +0000 Julie Caine 43669 at http://kalw.org Green Street Mortuary Band: Paying the rent by scaring off ghosts Oakland's first gang-unit member recalls a dangerous Chinatown http://kalw.org/post/oaklands-first-gang-unit-member-recalls-dangerous-chinatown-0 <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">In the 1980s, newspapers were regularly reporting on growing Asian gang problems in Oakland and in 1981 the Oakland police department created a special unit to address the issue.</span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:23:29 +0000 Sena Woodson 41855 at http://kalw.org Oakland's first gang-unit member recalls a dangerous Chinatown