Thu March 26, 2015

Daily news roundup for Thursday, March 26, 2015

299 Fremont (front) and 399 Fremont (right) are both waiting for the installation of glass curtain-wall systems in San Francisco.
Sophia Germer / The Chronicle


Tue February 24, 2015

Band of volunteers keeps an eye on SF bond projects

Bond-funded construction at Dolores Park
Under CC license from Flickr user torbakhopper

In the most recent election, San Francisco voters approved a $500-million transportation bond for projects like BART escalators, traffic signals, bike lanes, and much more. A bond is a loan taken out by the city to pay for big projects, similar to taking out a mortgage to buy a house. But $500 million is a very big loan – and this latest bond is just one example of voter-approved funding. Since 2008, San Franciscans have signed off on almost three billion dollars worth of bonds.

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Tue January 7, 2014

Hear Here: Michael Lefall's role model

For about a year and a half now, KALW has been popping into the 81st Avenue East Oakland library to record the stories of the people who live and work in the neighborhood. Michael Lefall spoke with us about the importance of role models.

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Sat June 8, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Chew On This: Listen to Episode 2 "Environmentally Responsible Home Improvements"

Eron Ersch, of Asian Neighborhood Design and EcoCraft Cabinetry, answers questions from the 'Chew On This' audience
KALW's Maya de Paula Hanika