Kamala Harris http://kalw.org en New book chronicles African American history in the Bay Area http://kalw.org/post/new-book-chronicles-african-american-history-bay-area <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After leafing through local newspapers from the </span>19th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century, local author Jan Batiste Adkins found stories of African Americans who helped shape San Francisco. She dug deeper and decided to write a book about the city’s black history, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">African Americans of San Francisco</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The photo book chronicles the lives of significant black pioneers from the Gold Rush to today, covering everyone from escaped slaves who landed in the city, to the Attorney General of California, </span>Kamala<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Harris. Jan Adkins joined </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Hana<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Baba to talk more about that history.</span></p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 00:49:30 +0000 Hana Baba 30557 at http://kalw.org New book chronicles African American history in the Bay Area Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, February 27, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-afternoon-edition-monday-february-27-2012 <p>California&#39;s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst&#39;s Office has released a report stating Governor Jerry Brown&#39;s proposed budget for the next fiscal year is <a href="http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/02/lao-brown-too-optimistic-on-revenues-by-65-billion.html">$6.5 billion short</a>...</p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:02:06 +0000 Judy Silber 6550 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, February 27, 2012