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10:16am

Tue April 7, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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Bonnie Chan

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area as curated by KALW news.

 Poverty rate still near all time high in bay area // SF Biz Journal

"Not all ships have risen with the tide, especially in the Bay Area. The poverty rate in the region still hovers near its all-time high, with more than 800,000 people living below the poverty line.

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7:50am

Fri February 20, 2015
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: The Sizzle

Chili's fajitas, circa 1984

On the February 20, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible:

Right now there are fewer than two hundred active trademarks for sounds. A surprisingly small number, considering sound has the power make—or break—a brand.

Friday at 7:45am & 4:45pm and Saturday at 8:35am.

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8:51am

Tue July 8, 2014

2:50pm

Wed October 30, 2013

East Bay Express: What's driving Oakland's robbery epidemic?

From our partners at the East Bay Express.
On a Wednesday evening, just a few weeks before the November 2012 election, Oakland City Council candidate Dan Kalb was robbed while on his way home from a local neighborhood meeting.

5:18pm

Wed October 16, 2013
Transportation

Hitchhiking A Tech Shuttle

 

Real talk: I’m not the biggest fan of San Francisco public transportation. So when I first heard of the alternative transportation network of private buses coursing through the arteries of the city, my ears perked up. Imagine: buses with wifi, plush seats, sun roofs, arriving at reasonable intervals. Surely they had room for one more?

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