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7:40am

Wed March 25, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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

It's Time To Overturn the State Ban on Rent Control // East Bay Express

"...A twenty-year-old state law known as the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act blocks Oakland and other California cities from adopting sensible rent control rules that could help keep rent prices from getting even higher.

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12:20am

Thu March 5, 2015
Out in the Bay ~ 3/5/15 ~ 7pm

"I'm Already Disturbed ..." critiques M.D.s and social media

One of many Facebook post screen shots in Gabrielle Glancy's book "I'm Already Disturbed Please Come In"

During a long, debilitating illness doctors failed to diagnose, author Gabrielle Glancy had enough energy to save Facebook screenshots, but not enough to write.  The award-winning poet and nationally known college admissions expert later wove them into a book about her ordeal. I'm Already Disturbed Please Come In: Parasites, Social Media & Other Planetary Disturbances (A Memoir, of Sorts) critiques  Western medicine and social media, and examines love in sickness and in health.  Gabrielle Glancy is Eric Jansen's guest on Out in the Bay, 7pm Thursday, March 5.  At the end of our half-hour, a morsel of music from Home Street Home, a provocative rock opera about homeless youth, drugs and BDSM that wraps up its world premiere run Saturday, 3/7, at Z Space in San Francisco.

6:04am

Fri February 6, 2015
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 02.06.15

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Vets to get medical cannabis?... Why pick on Harborside?... States seek to overturn Colorado pot law… Innovations in deliveries… Health news… and more.

LEGALIZATION

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12:11am

Thu January 15, 2015
Out in the Bay ~ 1/15/15 ~ 7pm

'Shit & Champagne - A Whitesploitation Comedy'

Robbie Sweeny

  

Shit & Champagne and Oasis.  Meet the man behind a show we can't name on public radio airwaves: Shit & Champagne - A Whitesploitation Comedy with Dance.  D'Arcy Drollinger is an actor, dancer, playwright, director and choreographer of many shows, and wrote and stars in Shit & Champagne, now at San Francisco's new bar and queer performance space, Oasis. Drollinger is also a partner in the new club, which opened New Year's Eve, and says its cabaret-style showroom and stage are "a dream come true" in this interview with Out in the Bay's Eric Jansen, 7pm PST Thursday 1/15. You'll also hear clips from S&C, and about D'Arcy's life, career and his weekly dance class for all ages, genders, shapes and abilities, Sexitude. (Eric goes, you can too!)

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12:00am

Tue December 30, 2014
Technology

Your Call: Who is responsible for preventing online harassment?

  On the December 30th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation about digital hate speech. Women are overwhelmingly the targets of cyber harassment. Some have even been chased out of their homes by the barrage of threats against their lives and families, while others have quit communicating online altogether. Is online harassment a civil rights issue? When is harassment illegal? And how should social media corporations and our legal system respond to threats online? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:
 

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