San Jose http://kalw.org en Finding a home on Hotel 22 http://kalw.org/post/finding-home-hotel-22 <p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:56:20 +0000 Isabel Angell 42155 at http://kalw.org Finding a home on Hotel 22 Only Olympic sport played with brooms finds a home in the Bay Area http://kalw.org/post/only-olympic-sport-played-brooms-finds-home-bay-area <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Inside a huge ice rink in San Jose, where the Sharks hockey team practices, thirty-two men and women are laughing, yelling, and taking turns sweeping and throwing heavy granite rocks down a </span>freshly-Zambonied<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sheet of ice. They are curling, and on most Tuesday nights, four different curling matches are taking place on one rink.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 01:20:33 +0000 Angela Johnston 39625 at http://kalw.org Only Olympic sport played with brooms finds a home in the Bay Area Cannabis News Roundup: January 17, 2014 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-january-17-2014 <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Court clarifies federal vs. state laws concerning raids… DEA worked with Mexican cartels… Legalization "scares" DEA… Proposal for pharmacies to be cannabis distributors… and more.</em></strong></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>COPS &amp; COURTS</em></strong></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:02:20 +0000 Steven Short 38518 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: January 17, 2014 The scars inside: An Iraqi refugee opens up about PTSD http://kalw.org/post/scars-inside-iraqi-refugee-opens-about-ptsd <p>Over the past decade, California has resettled more Middle Eastern refugees than any other state in the country. In Northern California, Santa Clara County in the South Bay is a resettlement hub for Middle Eastern refugees &ndash; more than 1,300 moved there since 2006. About one out of three of those refugees are from Iraq. And most have seen or suffered through violence related to the war.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Shuka Kalantari 8244 at http://kalw.org The scars inside: An Iraqi refugee opens up about PTSD Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 13, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-monday-february-13-2012 <p>Caltrain is making progress in <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2012/02/13/MNQJ1N64G0.DTL">rail electrification</a>, with the transition expected to occur 5-10 years sooner than anticipated. Electrification would allow for a San Jose to San Francisco direct bullet and is a step forward for the Los Angeles to San Francisco high speed rail. Prop 1A would fund most of the project but would also require the Bay Area to match approximately $1 billion in funds...</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:28:28 +0000 Lisa Ratner 5801 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 13, 2012