City Visions http://kalw.org en City Visions: Exploring the Human Microbiome http://kalw.org/post/city-visions-exploring-human-microbiome <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-f32c1f4c-38a3-44b3-953e-c302669b5e30"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">City Visions for July 21, 2014: According to researchers, there are 100 trillion microorganisms living in the human body. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:19:08 +0000 City Visions 46573 at http://kalw.org City Visions: Exploring the Human Microbiome Plug-in vehicles edge toward the mainstream http://kalw.org/post/plug-vehicles-edge-toward-mainstream <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.72px;">Are electric vehicles poised for a renaissance? As Tesla talks of gigafactories, San Francisco develops new public charging stations and the state moves forward with its zero emission vehicle plan, is it time for consumers to go electric? Host David Onek and guests discuss the benefits and challenges associated with EVs.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.72px;">Producer: Susie Britton</span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:10:53 +0000 City Visions 41913 at http://kalw.org Plug-in vehicles edge toward the mainstream What's Next for CA High Speed Rail? http://kalw.org/post/whats-next-ca-high-speed-rail <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.72px;">What does the future hold for California High Speed Rail? Host David Onek and guests review the latest legal, political and financial developments in the state's quest for a bullet train linking San Francisco and LA. We hear&nbsp;from the High Speed Rail Authority, the High Speed Rail Peer Review Group and citizen advocates. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:30:01 +0000 City Visions 39082 at http://kalw.org What's Next for CA High Speed Rail? Why Are Girls Starting Puberty Early? http://kalw.org/post/why-are-girls-starting-puberty-early <p>Researchers have new evidence that girls are starting puberty as young as 8 years old. What is behind the downward trend in maturation for girls of different races and ethnicities? And what are the environmental, social and nutritional issues that may be triggering the start of puberty for girls? On November 18th, guest host Victoria Thorp talks with Bay Area physicians and researchers who are involved with a leading national study of early onset of puberty in young girls, and explore the implications of this issue for parents and educators.</p><p>Guests:</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 06:06:25 +0000 City Visions 35550 at http://kalw.org