Some homeless advocates in San Francisco are working to make the streets more hospitable for those who are forced to live on them. Proposition Q wants to nullify those efforts, by making encampments specifically illegal.
Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Gina Gold, filmmaker and actor and host of TMI Storytelling, told KALW’s Jen Chien about three cool arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.
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Rents and cost of living in the Bay Area are still on the rise, but San Francisco families will soon start seeing some relief: the city has a new family leave law that will come into effect in January of 2017.
Hambone is an art form involving body percussion with roots in West African music and dance. It was brought to this continent by enslaved people. Today, East Bay native Lance McGee keeps the practice going.
Sam Bass is the principal at Miraloma Elementary in San Francisco. He’s often talking with parents, and he says he once had a conversation about how some students on the gender spectrum were not comfortable going to the bathroom at Miraloma.