City Visions

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

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10:36pm

Thu March 13, 2014
City Visions: March 17, 2014

Teaching Mindfulness to At-Risk Kids

Can yoga help students better focus in the classroom?
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How can mindfulness training address the negative effects of growing up in poverty? City Visions talks with educators and researchers about an innovative program at Stanford that is helping kids address stress through mindfulness and yoga.

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11:09am

Wed March 5, 2014
City Visions: March 10, 2014

Clean power gains momentum...but not in San Francisco

What's it like to have an alternative to PG&E? Host David Onek and guests explore why more and more cities and counties in our region are choosing greener electricity for their residents, and why San Francisco remains, at least for now, a one-utility town.

Producer: Susie Britton

Guests:

-Dawn Weisz, Executive Officer of Marin Clean Energy, a public agency and renewable electricity provider.

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9:39am

Tue March 4, 2014

8:57pm

Mon February 17, 2014
City Visions: February 24, 2014

Heroin and Harm Reduction

Black Tar Heroin
Credit Scott Griessel / MostPhotos

The tragic death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman has brought both cultural and media attention to a recent spike in heroin deaths related to painkiller addiction.

We look at the impact of new forms of dangerous heroin, the effects on users, and overdose prevention efforts--particularly in San Francisco--that are saving lives … and money.

Guests:

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10:11am

Tue February 4, 2014
City Visions: February 10, 2014

Teaching Peace to San Quentin Prisoners

Host Joseph Pace explores the GRIP program at San Quentin (Guiding Rage into Power), which uses mediation and self awareness training to help prisoners create a new path towards peace and power. Guests are Jacques Verduin, founder of GRIP, along with a former San Quentin prisoner and a victim of violent crime.

Produced by Victoria Thorp

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