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12:43am

Tue May 22, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: What is the future of affordable housing?

 On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about efforts to build more affordable housing in the Bay Area and Northern California. According to the National Low Income Coalition, San Francisco is the most expensive place in the country for renters. Rents are also rising in the East Bay, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties. Why are rents going up? How is this changing these areas? How affordable is your rent? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Gloria Bruce, deputy director of East Bay Housing Organizations

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4:43pm

Mon May 21, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: May 21, 2012

A special Crosscurrents on Oakland's Fruitvale and San Antonio neighborhoods: mobile food vendors, Street Level's  service to day laborers, and The Unity Council's work in low- to middle-income families. Produced by Mills College in Oakland.

3:38pm

Mon May 21, 2012
Politics

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Monday, May 21, 2012

(SF Gate) // Solar eclipse blinds driver. Check out that solar eclipse yesterday? It was blindingly beautiful. In fact, a driver in South San Francisco was, she said, “temporarily blinded” when she ran into a mother and daughter crossing the street during the eclipse. In her defense, Grand Avenue has signs warning drivers of glares – even when there aren't any eclipses happening...

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12:05pm

Mon May 21, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Le Panique

Photo courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/lepaniquesf

What’s the point of seeing a band live? You want them to be lively, of course. And Le Panique, the band we’re featuring today, knows that. This group, from San Francisco, thinks that if the audience sees the band having fun, it will translate to them. You can check out that translation on Wednesday May 23, when they play Eli’s Mile High Club in Oakland.

10:36am

Mon May 21, 2012
Politics

Cannabis news roundup

Photo: Haight Ashbury cannabis shop. Credit: Creative Commons contributor g.kallenborn

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