Governor Jerry Brown rolled out his proposed budget for the next fiscal year this morning. After voters supported Prop 30 last November, he was emboldened to make K-12 and higher education a big part of his plan for spending the state’s money. To break down all of the Governor’s proposals, KALW’s Hana Baba called longtime Sacramento Bee political columnist Dan Walters.
The places we choose to spend our time are important – they often define essential parts of our lives and ourselves. All week we’re bringing you profiles of places that matter to people around the Bay Area, as part of our community storytelling project Hear Here. This next piece from KALW’s Artjoms Konohovs takes us to a cultural center in Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco that brings together Bay Area Latvians.
The Musée Mechanique at San Francisco's Pier 45 brings together two of the city’s greatest tourist draws: history and entertainment. It’s an arcade, with some of the oldest and most rare games in the industry.