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Local Bay Area issues, with listener participation, every Monday at 7pm

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Tue June 3, 2014
City Visions: June 9, 2014

City Visions: Juvenile Sex Trafficking in the Bay Area

How will Prop 35 help trafficked girls?

The FBI has identified the Bay Area as one of the biggest 'hot spots' for this crime across the country.  Outcry over the prevalence of child sex trafficking led to the successful passage of Prop 35 in 2012, which strengthens prosecution for criminals. Host Joseph Pace discusses the impact of Prop 35 with expert local guests. 

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Tue May 27, 2014
City Visions: June 2, 2014

A One-on-One with DPH Head Barbara Garcia

Barbara Garcia

Why does San Francisco still need a public health plan now that the statewide health care exchange is open?  How proactive should government be in discouraging unhealthy behaviors?  Should it be curbing soft drink sizes, now that almost a third of all California hospital patients are obese?

Host David Onek sits down with Barbara Garcia, head of the San Francisco Department of Public Health, to discuss these questions and more.

Guest:  Barbara Garcia, Director of Health for the City and County of San Francisco.

Producer:  Wendy Holcombe

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Wed May 14, 2014
City Visions: May 19, 2014

YBCA's Deborah Cullinan

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) was founded in 1993, out of an expressed need for an accessible, high-profile San Francisco venue devoted to contemporary visual art, performance, and film/video representing diverse cultural and artistic perspectives.

YBCA, seen by many in the Bay Area as a catalyst for local and regional artistic activity and as a leader in arts ecology and in the community, is making a push to get more art on the street and to support artists in different ways.

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Thu May 8, 2014
City Visions: May 12, 2014

Your rooftop solar questions answered


As rooftop solar development in the Bay Area takes off, what does the consumer need to know? Host Joseph Pace and guests discuss the risks and rewards of going solar and the ongoing debate among advocates and utilities over how solar customers should be compensated for the power they produce.

Producer: Susie Britton


- Steve Weissman, Director of the Energy Program, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, Berkeley Law

- Cal Broomhead, Manager of the Climate and Energy Program, San Francisco Department of the Environment

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Tue April 29, 2014
City Visions: May 5, 2014

Creating a Privacy Zone for Student Data

Are technology companies keeping student data safe?

Schools are using software to manage all kinds of information about children, from grades, to test scores to classroom behavior. But as these programs proliferate, how can schools be sure this student data is secure? And what do parents need to know to keep their children's information safe? City Visions explores the effort to create a "School Privacy Zone" to protect student data.

Guests: Crista Stumanik, Common Sense Media; Tony Porterfield, engineer and parent advocate and Ann Duncan, Palo Alto School District.

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