City Visions

Mondays at 7pm

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

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9:27pm

Mon October 13, 2014
City Visions: October 20, 2014

City Visions: Sifting Through the Pros and Cons of Prop G

Host David Onek and guests dive into one of this election's most contentious ballot measures:  Proposition G.  Known as an "anti-speculation" tax, Prop G has ardent support and robust opposition, reflecting ongoing tension about the high cost of housing in San Francisco.

Would Prop G make San Francisco housing more affordable?

Is it an effective deterrent to real estate speculation, or is it just a major new tax on property owners?

Guests: 

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10:09pm

Tue September 30, 2014
City Visions: October 6, 2014

City Visions: Red Diapers, Brown Berets, and Green for All: Growing Up on the Picket Line

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With the past weeks marking the Free Speech Movement’s 50th Reunion & Celebration, we want to know what’s become of their kids?—the red diaper babies, and families of black panthers, queers, feminists, and brown berets? Host David Onek and guests engage in some intergenerational dialogue on who’s on the picket line or possibly in the boardroom. 

Guests:

-Art Goldberg

-Ruth Beaglehole

-Rabbi Susan Goldberg

-David Goldberg

-Michelle Mascarenhas-Swan

-Mateo Nube

-Joël Barraquiel Tan

Producer: Lisa Denenmark

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10:02pm

Mon September 22, 2014
City Visions: September 29, 2014

City Visions: Four Bay Area Artistic Communities that Influenced the World

Diego Rivera

City Visions host Joseph Pace talks to the curators of "Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California," a new exhibit of the Oakland Museum of California and SFMOMA.  The exhibit highlights four creative communities in the Bay Area that influenced the art world.  By weaving together the museums' holdings of California art and ephemera, "Fertile Ground" tells the stories of the artists and institutions that generated unique artistic innovation. 

The four key moments and communities featured are:

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10:39am

Tue September 16, 2014
City Visions: September 22, 2014

City Visions: Exploring the Cosmos with Local Astronomer Andrew Fraknoi

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How have Bay Area scientists and innovators influenced the study of astronomy, and how can Bay Area residents learn more about the mysteries of our extraterrestrial universe? City Visions host David Onek speaks with local award-winning astronomy educator Andrew Fraknoi about everything from where to view October's solar eclipse to the ongoing hunt for extraterrestrial life.

  

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2:54pm

Fri September 12, 2014
City Visions: September 15, 2014

City Visions: Conversation with HOPE Chief Bevan Dufty

City Visions host Joseph Pace speaks with Bevan Dufty, Director of Housing Opportunities, Partnerships and Engagement, about what his office is doing to enhance homeless services -- and the complex challenges that persist in helping people to leave the streets.

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San Francisco’s Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness: Anniversary Report 2004 to 2014

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