Holly McDede

Volunteer Reporter/Producer

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12:12pm

Wed August 14, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Adobe Books still in business

Flickr user Sharon Drummond

This past January, Adobe Books in San Francisco’s Mission District was on the verge of going out of business. It had been in the community for decades and this seemed like another sign of the great changes taking place in the neighborhood. KALW’s Holly McDede visited the store and brought back this story.

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11:56am

Wed August 14, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Bringing storytime to the long wait for social services

Oakland Public Library children’s librarian reads at the Eastmont Social Service Agency.

A One-Stop Shop for Social Services

For many, the Eastmont Town Center in East Oakland is the go-to place to apply for food stamps, get medical coverage, find childcare, and get job assistance. It was once the Eastmont Mall, but as income dropped and crime rose in the surrounding area, Planned Parenthood and the Oakland Public Library moved in, Mervyn’s became the Oakland Police Department, and JC Penney’s became the social service agency.

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7:15am

Fri August 9, 2013
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: Friday 9, 2013

Written on the Dock of the Bay is your weekly guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area. 

BAY AREA BOOK WORLD BREAKING NEWS 

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12:20pm

Fri August 2, 2013
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: August 2, 2013

Written on the Dock of the Bay is your literary guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area.

BAY AREA BOOK WORLD BREAKING NEWS

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12:44am

Sat July 27, 2013
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: July 26, 2013

Written on the Dock of the Bay is your weekly guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area.

BAY AREA BOOK WORLD BREAKING NEWS

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